Move over liposuction, the new fad in fat is freezing it. No cuts, no needles, no anaesthesia. With "coolsculpting", people can get rid of fat while reading a book, practitioners say.
Demand for cosmetic surgery is showing no sign of abating, with a boom in Asia as the procedures become more affordable and less of a taboo, experts said. In 2017, people are projected to spend 9.2 billion euros on face and body upgrades, growing to nearly 12 billion euros in 2020.
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More women are seeing their plastic surgeons for brachioplasty, according to recent statistics. Treatments for addressing the under arm wobble range from traditional and mini brachioplasty to liposuction and, more recently, use of devices, such as the ThermiTight (Almirall Company).
While most women interested in cosmetic surgery do not have a gender preference when choosing a surgeon, more than one-quarter do have a preference. And those that do have a gender preference overwhelmingly prefer a female surgeon, according to a new study.