A guide to fixing wrinkles
10 May 2013According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were carried out in the US last year. Denna Deil was one of more than 13 million people who chose to have minimally invasive procedures like Botox and fillers in 2012. "My main reason for doing it is that I had really natural frown lines. It would make me look like I was frowning even when I'm not frowning," she said. "It's just like a slight little bee sting. It's not bad at all. She added that many people cant even tell she has had the procedure but frequently tell her she looks good. "People of all ages are doing it. People in their late 20s do it. People in their late 70s do it," said Dr F Victor Atalla, a plastic surgeon from Kentucky. There is no real recovery to that kind of stuff, but there is a maintenance, there is a schedule that people stay on to make it work. For those who shy away from needles there are some completely non-invasive procedures which can reduce fat, contour, and tighten tissue on the face or body through radio frequency. Dr Atalla added: It's very hot. It's not painful, but we get the skin temperature up to a certain level where it's very warm, but the more you can handle the more results you get. Amy McGill is a certified physician assistant at Dr Atallas practice. She said: "When it kicks in you'll look more awake, more refreshed. A lot of people say they're tired of looking tired We consider this social downtime, so you might leave looking a little flushed, maybe a little sunburned, but it resolves in 10 to 20 minutes.