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60% Rise in Cosmetic Surgeries in India Ahead of Valentine's Day

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on February 13, 2016 at 12:53 PM
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 60% Rise in Cosmetic Surgeries in India Ahead of Valentine's Day

Ahead of Valentine's Day, there has been a 60% increase in the number of cosmetic surgeries by the youth across the country over the last one month, reported doctors. They said that the surge is mostly due to the youth's propensity for easy ways out to look better and also the availability of cosmetic surgeries at a reasonable price.

"The sudden increase of cosmetic surgeries by the youth especially during the Valentine Day's month is a surprise. Women in their early twenties are looking for breast implants (with permission from their parents). Having a good cleavage is the most common aesthetic end point today for the young women," said Dr. Mohan Thomas, senior cosmetic surgeon at Cosmetic Surgery Institute and Breach Candy Hospital.


According to the doctors, the need for cosmetic results have arisen because of the fast results sought by the young, who otherwise are reluctant to adopt health lifestyle that can fulfil their wish naturally.

"There are requests for breast augmentation, liposuction and sometimes both. We need to cater to these requests. The trend currently is photo rejuvenation, where in just one sitting of 15-20 minutes you can find yourself glowing like never before," said Dr. Vinod Vij, cosmetic surgeon at Clinique Asthetica and Fortis hospital.

Currently, the cosmetic surgeries relating to skin and several other minor procedures cost around Rs. 8,000-9,000 only.

"The demand for cosmetic surgeries increases around the Valentine's Day, especially due to discounts of up to 15-20% on offer. The trend is seen not just in women, but men too are equally feeling the need to look better," said Dr. Aamod Rao, another cosmetic surgeon.

Dr. Rao further added, "Six-pack abs among men and Botox injections among women are commonly requested procedures. Women go for injectable treatments because of lack of time. Injectables like Botox and Juvederm have become popular among women. These fillers are just injected into the area that needs uplift or treat wrinkles, which show better and fast results."

Source: IANS

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