More than four in five U.S. adults want to improve their personal well being or appearance in 2019. 36 percent are considering cosmetic treatments according to a new RealSelf survey. 33 percent of adults are considering non surgical treatments and 22 percent are considering surgical procedures in 2019. Women, specifically millennials ages 18 - 34 and parents with children under the age of 18.
"People want to make positive changes in their lives and take steps to look as good as they feel," says Dr. Devgan who is RealSelf Chief Medical Officer and board-certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Devgan shares how the survey reinforces the trends she and colleagues have been observing on RealSelf. Dr. Devgan has also been seeing adults in their 20s and 30s in her own practice prioritizing self-care. Some view cosmetic treatments as part of their holistic health and beauty routine. New technologies and invasive treatment options enter the market ever year while procedures are becoming more accessible.
RealSelf is the leading online marketplace for people to learn and share experiences about cosmetic procedures and connect with the right providers. Millions of people from around the world visit RealSelf each month to browse patient reviews, before and after photos, and medical expert answers to discover which treatments and providers live up to their promise of being "Worth It." From simple skincare to emerging nonsurgical technologies to highly considered cosmetic surgeries, RealSelf makes it easy to get the insights needed to make smart, confident decisions and find the right provider.
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