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.

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.

Suzanne Somers Did Not ‘Regrow’ Missing Breast: Surgeon

About seven years have passed since breast cancer survivor Suzanne Somers underwent an experimental reconstruction procedure following a lumpectomy. Now an intimate health update from the former “Three’s Company” star has left many fans wondering whether her miracle results are for real.

“This is a regrown breast,” the 71-year-old said of her resilient bosom at a Beverly Hills fund-raiser last weekend. “This is really mine.”

Putting Cosmetic Surgery on Your Plastic? Avoid These Complications

You’ve been wanting to change your looks with a cosmetic procedure forever — say, a nose job or a tummy tuck — but you can’t afford to pay for it in full. That makes you wonder: Would it really be so bad to put it on a credit card and pay it off over time?

While the financial costs of such a decision often outweigh the benefits, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Assuming the procedure is medically advisable, start by evaluating your financial situation and options. And if you’re sure you want to borrow on plastic, do all you can to avoid the negative side effects of high interest rates and out-of-control balances.

This Viral Photo Reveals the ‘Degrading’ Reality of Plastic Surgery

Before a plastic surgery procedure, a doctor will often use a marker to outline the exact areas of the body going under the knife.

This is done for medical reasons, but it can be disturbing to see a body reduced to a diagram of dotted lines and arrows — just sections of skin to be nipped or tucked.

Sia Cooper, a fitness blogger and personal trainer based in Destin, Florida, wanted other people to understand this unpleasant reality of cosmetic surgery.