The Most Game-Changing Innovations in Breast Augmentation and Liposuction

All the buzz about body positivity is certainly not putting a damper on demand for major body-modification surgeries. More Americans got breast implants and liposuction in 2017 than they did the year before (300,378 and 246,354, respectively).

An entire generation that grew up hearing people talk openly about plastic surgery — rather than seeing it as taboo — now has disposable income. And the more interest there is in these procedures, the more incentive there is to perfect them. These are the most game-changing innovations in breast augmentation and liposuction — straight from the surgeons who are scrubbed up at the front lines.

Why Is Everyone Getting Botox Over the Holidays — and Where?

Summer has its influx of Rosé. October has pumpkins. The holiday season has stress, debt, and . . . Botox appointments?

According to recent data by payments company Square, it’s true: the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s sees a consistent spike in Botox and filler procedures each year, but its biggest boom in sales yet has been in 2018 — up 65 percent compared to last year’s 44 percent.

From Burned Noses to Ruptured Breasts — the Botched Doctors Share the Craziest New Stories

Just when you think Botched can’t get any more wild, the doctors turn it up a notch.

Ahead of the show’s season five premiere, doctors Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif shared a few of the craziest surgeries viewers can expect to see.

“I kid you not, this season is really different, for two reasons,” Dubrow tells PEOPLE.

8 Plastic Surgery Procedures Trending Now: Bizarre Or Not?

While names like liposuction or breast augmentation are well known, other less common procedures are apparently making their way into the plastic surgery industry.

According to the latest International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) report , such procedures as labiaplasty or vaginal tightening are among the fastest growing practices in the world.

Here’s our list of eight plastic surgery procedures that more and more people are lining up to take.

9 Key Things You Should Know About Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

In a beauty editor dream world, hyaluronic acid would spray out from fountains and sidewalk misters to keep our skin plump and dewy—highlighter would be put out of business. But until that day, we’ll take second best: dermal fillers that deliver the same effect.

Here’s everything you need to know about one of the world’s favorite in-office aesthetic treatments.

ISAPS Survey Suggests Global Rise In Cosmetic Surgery

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) today released the results of their annual Global Aesthetic Survey for procedures completed in 2017, which showed an overall increase of 5% in surgical cosmetic procedures within the past twelve months.

The top five countries – USA, Brazil, Japan, Mexico and Italy – account for 38.4% of the world’s cosmetic procedures, followed by Germany, Colombia and Thailand.

How Brands Are Using Editorial Content To Take the Stigma Out of Beauty Procedures

When pharmaceutical company Allergan, the maker of Botox and Juvederm, decided to launch its first editorial content site, TheSpotlyte.com, in mid-September, the goal was to create a halo effect for readers interested in learning more about cosmetic beauty procedures and the medical-aesthetics industry at large.

The digital educational content-meets-provider opportunity Spotlyte has banked on is also becoming more important for community-based review website RealSelf.com.

Treating Aging Hands: Comparing Cosmetic Injections for Hand Rejuvenation

Volume restoration is recommended for patients whose hands have aged with visible veins and tendons. This procedure uses cosmetic injections to improve skin texture and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other visible structures in the aging hands. Volume restoration using fillers in the dorsum of the hand is a simple and effective procedure.

In a recent study, researchers compared the results of bolus cosmetic injections with calcium-hydroxyapatite (CaHA) and hyaluronic acid (HA) for hand rejuvenation. The findings of this study were published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.