Teens and plastic surgery

NEW Based on recent statistics there has been an increase in cosmetic surgery, though the proportion of young patients under 18 years remains stable. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) the most popular surgeries in 2009 were the non-invasive ones such as hair removal and chemical peels.

The most frequent surgery in this group of patients in 2009 was rhinoplasty. According to plastic surgeons in some cases such an operation may have a positive effect on the mental health of adolescents.


Gynecomastia-male breast reduction

NEW It is a popular procedure that gives a sense of confidence in men with large breasts.

The surgery is done to reduce large male breasts, a condition known as gynecomastia or pseudogynecomastia caused by fat deposition in overweight subjects. Gynecomastia affects all ages.