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Plastic Surgery: Has the Stigma Finally Lifted

RPS-blog_photo_copyFor the second year in a row, in 2014, Americans spent over 12.9 billion dollars on surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedure—a 2% increase over 2013. Overall, the industry has seen a 111% increase since 2000. With numbers like these, it would seem the stigma once affiliated with cosmetic and plastic surgery is waning. Whereas in the past, cosmetic enhancement was strongly associated vanity—more and more, it seems society is having a change of heart and increasingly embracing plastic surgery.

Just why is this?

An Educated Decision

With the internet, patients are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about plastic surgery and their cosmetic options. Patients can now research procedures, read reviews, and make an educated decision to undergo cosmetic enhancement. Well informed, patients know to seek out a board certified plastic surgeon as well as what questions and concerns to express during their consultations.

Recognize the psyche benefits

As a society, we accept that when the body looks good, the mind feels good. It has become more acceptable to seek out a plastic surgeon to help boost your physical self-esteem. Many of our patients choose to have this plastic surgery performed simply because it makes them feel better about themselves and improves their confidence.

The Popularity of Minimally Invasive Procedures

Non-invasive to minimally-invasive procedures are gaining popularity. Treatments like Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin) saw a 6% gain to an impressive 6.7 million treatments in 2014 alone—an astounding 748% increase since 2000. At Renaissance Plastic Surgery, our patients love the flexibility that minimally treatments give them. With little to no downtime, patients can easily fit treatments like these into their busy schedules.

Celebrity Influence

Celebrities are embracing, sharing, and celebrating the benefits of plastic surgery. Popular TV personality, Kelly Rippa has not held back, enthusiastically declaring, “Botox has changed my life”. Kelly is not alone. Flaunting her love for her augmented breasts, popstar Iggy Azalea said, “I love them so much I had to talk about them”.

Men are Joining In

Although women still make up 92% of those undergoing cosmetic and plastic surgery, men too are getting in on the trend. In the past 15 years, the industry has seen a 23% increase with men.

A Better You at Renaissance Plastic Surgery

As the stigma surrounding plastic surgery lifts and the misconceptions dissipate—we encourage you to embrace a better you. At Renaissance Plastic Surgery, we understand the importance of feeling good about ourselves. It is our goal to help you feel good about yourself. All stats are according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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Our team of surgeons have collectively earned a well-deserved reputation for their highly respected St. Louis plastic surgery practice.

Their commitment and dedication is reflected in the care and concern shown to each individual patient. Once you visit our St. Peters & St Louis Cosmetic Surgery office, you will agree that this commitment and dedication is reflected in the exclusively luxurious surroundings.

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Paul Mills MD • Mark Boschert MD • Stefan Craig MD

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Patient Reviews

"The staff made me feel really comfortable, they are very informative and go above and beyond to help. Dr Craig is my surgeon, I have now had two procedures done by him. He is very professional yet personable and I couldn't be happier with the results! I highly recommend to anyone looking to have surgery. They really listen to your wants/needs and what i loved most is the honestly that comes with it!" - Chloe

"Dr. Boschert and his staff were absolutely wonderful from the moment I stepped in the door for my consultation all the way through my surgery. They were easy to talk with and provided great answers to my questions." - Breast Augmentation Patient

"From my interactions with Dr. Mills I felt assured that I had chosen a plastic surgeon who truly cared about his patients and their self esteem. I love how I felt at ease through the whole experience." - Breast Augmentation Patient

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