Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013
Celebrities seem to have a vast impact on women’s decision for plastic surgery today. More women seem to pay close attention to the arms of female celebrities nowadays including Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston and Kelly Ripa. However, it seems that the most admired arms of all are those of the First Lady’s, Michelle Obama.
According to an article released by the Chicago Tribune in April 30, 2013, a new study seems to link the Michelle Obama’s notched arms to a 4,000 percent increase in upper-arm surgery in the U.S. in the last decade since the year 2000.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released their annual report this April and according to the group, upper arm surgery is one of the fastest growing plastic surgery trends.
Americans underwent 1.6 million cosmetic surgeries, including liposuction, rhinoplasty and facelifts. 13 million minimally invasive procedures such as Botox injections and fillers were performed. Botox treatments have reached a record of 6.1 million injections. Folks in the U.S. spent over $10 billion on cosmetic procedures alone.
Individuals between the ages of 40 and 50 accounted for the largest portion of the cosmetic procedures, reaching a whopping 6.8 million. 91% were women. However, the society did choose to highlight one procedure that is less familiar, the upper arm-lift.
In 2012, over 14,000 patients, 90% of them women spent a total of $61 million to have liposuction on their arms, otherwise known as a brachioplasty.
Brachioplasty is a surgery that involves making an incision from the armpit to the elbow, usually along the back of the arm, to remove excess skin, ridding individuals of flabby bat wing arms.
“We are genetically programmed to naturally have accumulated fat in different areas of our bodies. However, for some women, the arms can be especially problematic,” says Dr. Sam Speron, board certified body contouring plastic surgeon and consumer advocate. “Having arm-lift surgery may be the quickest way to accomplish those toned arms but it needs to be emphasized that exercise and diet should still be part of the plan to help acquire and maintain toned arms.”
Dr. Speron is the founder and medical director of Dr. Speron Plastic Surgery. He is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS).
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Links used for this article: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/04/30/plastic-surgeons-say-women-want-arms-like-michelle-obamas/
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