My friends at Melissa Kelz PR, represent the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. I'm always curious and happy to receive their annual report on facial plastic surgery trends. I think it's fascinating and the growth trends and demographics change every year.
The top trend that emerged was the youth boom, with 20 and 30 year olds seeking injectables as a means of "prevention". I'm not sure if that is a guise on the part of millenials, or if the confluence of pore less, flawless, photo shopped images they are bombarded with are making them feel pressured to be perfect.
Wowza! Let's hope what ever they are doing really is preventative, because if they can't cope with natural aging in their 20's, I can't imagine what they will be doing to their faces in their 40's and 50's...
What a world! I present their report, in it's entirety: