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%).