AAFPRS


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AAFPRS

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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According to AAFPRS, look for microneedling with platelet rich plasma (PRP), microblading and micro and baby Botox to gain momentum this year.
Microneedling is picking up momentum because it is non-invasive and it delivers results, according to AAFPRS. Facial plastic surgeons are using microneedling for treating acne scars, aging skin and pigmentation.
Complexion-reviving peels have been around for decades, but remain a gold standard for facial rejuvenation, often preferred by some AAFPRS members over resurfacing lasers.
Also, TCA peels are a perennial favorite for retexturizing and wrinkle reduction, noted AAFPRS.
In fact, 13% of AAFPRS members surveyed identified increased photo sharing and patients' dissatisfaction with their own image on social media sites as a rising trend in practice.
AAFPRS members surveyed also noted a 10% increase in rhinoplasty in 2013 over 2012, as well as a 7% increase in hair transplants and a 6% increase in eyelid surgery.
The AAFPRS survey found that 39% of members surveyed stated there is a rise in the demand for non-surgical cosmetic procedures to delay facial surgery.
The results were released at the AAFPRS Rejuvenation of the Aging Face Meeting held in January.
According to AAFPRS, the most common non-surgical procedures last year were Botox and hyaluronic acid injections.