Dr. Niccole Shares His Views on Teen Plastic Surgery

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One of the many competent surgeons at CosmetiCare, an Orange County Cosmetic Surgery Center and MedSpa, Dr. Michael Niccole was recently quoted on teen plastic surgery and its rapid growth and acceptance amongst our younger generation.

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According to an estimate by American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more than 218,000 cosmetic procedures, both minimally-invasive as well as surgically, were performed on children ages 13-19 in 2010.

These days, the concern of regaining a youthful appearance is not only important to seniors, but to younger people as well. One of the renowned surgeons at CosmetiCare, an Orange County Cosmetic Surgery Center and MedSpa, Dr. Michael Niccole recently shared his views on teen plastic surgery and its growing popularity. Nowadays, children, teens and young adults are getting cosmetic procedures to maintain their youthful look. To compete with this growing fad, teens are undergoing various cosmetic procedures from liposuction to breast augmentation and more.

Plastic surgery procedures have gained so much popularity among teens that according to an estimate by American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more than 218,000 cosmetic procedures, both minimally-invasive as well as surgically, were performed on children ages 13-19 in 2010. This is a hug increase from 1996 when the estimate of teen cosmetic procedures was approximately 14,000. While talking about cosmetic procedures for teens, Michael W. Niccole, MD, board-certified plastic surgeon and Medical Director of CosmetiCare in Newport Beach, California, agreed that physical attraction is an important aspect for childrens’ and teens’ psychosocial development. Many teens lose their self-esteem and confidence because of the constant need for perfection amongst the younger generations. However, cosmetic procedures are a great solution and prevention for teens to feel good about themselves.

Dr. Niccole shared that physical appearance can affect how teens are perceived by peers, teachers and coworkers. A wide range of cosmetic surgery procedures offered at CosmetiCare are there to help children and teens who aren’t completely happy with the way they look. Though, cosmetic surgery procedures are surely a solution for the bullied teens every case is different. Dr. Michael Niccole strongly suggests that before undergoing any cosmetic surgery procedures, a good physician should always make sure that the child is comfortable and ready for their results and the understand the effects it will have on their life. Dr. Niccole and Dr. Pearlman stressed on the importance of discussing the risks and benefits of cosmetic procedures with the teens and with the adult accompanying them.

If you’d like more information about this topic, Liposuction Orange County or want to see liposuction before and after photos, or would like to schedule a free consultation with CosmetiCare, please call the Newport Beach office (949) 718-6900 or the Long Beach office (562) 595-1793. CosmetiCare has two locations: 1101 Bayside Drive Suite 100, Newport Beach, CA 92625-1703 & 2664 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806.

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