Be Cautious When it Comes to Plastic Surgery Trends

Maryland Plastic Surgeon serving Washington DC, & Virginia including Alexandria and Fairfax.


Plastic surgery can have a profound impact on your life. Whether it's a rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, facelift, or a number of other procedures, natural results are always the goal. It's important for men and women to remember that all of these are major procedures that will affect their physical appearance. Therefore, trendy new procedures that emerge should be considered with caution.

Just like there are trends in fashion, there are also trends in the world of plastic surgery. Fortunately, you can throw away those trend-setting pair of shoes when the fashion fad is over. However, when it comes to trendy plastic surgery, it’s much more difficult to repair the damage of an unsatisfactory result. Plastic Surgery Trends - Bella Cosmetic SurgeryEven with follow-up work, it might be difficult to return to your pre-surgery look.

Whether at the check-out line in the grocery store or chatting with friends, we are constantly being inundated by today’s beauty trends promising youthful results. Promoters offer results that are, in most cases, too good to be true. Sadly, false claims and inconsistent results are a common problem in these trendy new products and procedures.

Reputable plastic surgeons know that any procedure or product must go through years of clinical testing and trials before it can be considered appropriate for the public. Just because an exciting new technology exists, doesn’t mean it’s the best product or procedure for everyone. The single most important thing you can do is open a discussion with a board-certified plastic surgeon. Be sure to let the surgeon know what you would like to correct or enhance, then, with feedback, you can make an informed decision about the latest products or procedures on the market. After all, the latest trends shouldn’t dictate your surgical plans. A little research on your part, a board-certified plastic surgeon and planning on your end is all you should need to become the next trend setter to hit the stands.