Tag: surgery

More than Half of Americans Support Weight Loss Surgery

More Americans than ever are dealing with the health consequences of obesity as rates of the disease in the United States and other parts of the world reach an all-time high. But along with the diabetes and heart disease that often accompany obesity, more than one-third are also dealing with the issue of “fat shaming” or weight bias either personally or through someone they know, according to a new national survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago and sponsored by Ethicon.

Over 24% of Americans Want at Least One Form of Invasive Cosmetic Surgery

Providing further evidence that medical aesthetic treatments are moving into the mainstream, a new survey conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of RealSelf reveals more than one in three adults (37%) in the U.S. are considering at least one cosmetic treatment in the next 12 months, including surgical ones (24%). The RealSelf Aesthetics Interest Survey also revealed four in five (80%) report there is at least one part of their body they would like to change, most notably the midsection (abdomen or back) (47%) and teeth (33%); and close to a quarter (24%) report they have had at least one cosmetic treatment in the past.

91% of Cosmetic Surgery Patients Want Longer Lasting Dermal Fillers

SunevaMedical, Inc., parent company for Bellafill announces groundbreaking survey by The Harris Poll. Results reveal of the 9 million patients who have had dermal fillers, an estimated 8 million are experiencing filler fatigue. The findings called attention to this pharma phenomenon, with 58% of users noting frustration and hassle in scheduling regular appointments. More than two in three users also claimed that their fillers don’t last as long as they used to. By far, the top reason for not getting fillers as often as they would like is the cost of ongoing maintenance (56%).