Non-invasive procedures top America’s most popular cosmetic surgery list

Non-invasive treatments have become the most popular type of cosmetic procedure in the US, a report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has revealed. The document showed that the number of cosmetic procedures that took place in 2011 was almost twice that recorded in 2000, with Botox and other injectables being the most popular option, La Jolla Light reported.Quoting the Huffington Post, the publication suggested that price could be one of the major factors encouraging people to choose this type of treatment. While non-invasive procedures such as Botox cost a few hundred dollars, plastic surgery costs thousands. “Minimally invasive procedures can work wonders when it comes to lifting and firming the skin, and are a good choice for many patients,” La Jolla Light stated. Individuals often go down this route when they cannot afford a facelift, but want Botox to smooth out the lines and wrinkles on their face to make them appear younger. Read the full story here: http://www.lajollalight.com/2012/08/29/minimally-invasive-cosmetic-treatments-top-the-list-of-america%E2%80%99s-most-popular-plastic-surgery-procedures/