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Chinplants Become Most Popular Cosmetic Procedure

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Chinplants Become Most Popular Cosmetic Procedure

Chin implants become the most popular cosmetic surgery…

As the popularity of cosmetic surgeries increase, chin augmentation has over taking breast implants and nose jobs to become the most popular cosmetic procedure for both men and women.

Chin implants, often nicknamed chinplants, enhance facial features by creating a stronger jaw line, and is equally popular for men and women. In 2011, the number of chin implants performer rose by 71 percent – more than breast augmentation, Botox, and liposuction combined.

Experts pinpoint the increased use of video chat and online profiles, the aging baby bloomer population, as well as the desire to look attractive and as the reasons for the rise in number of surgeries per year.

chin implants most popular cosmetic procedure Chinplants Become Most Popular Cosmetic Procedure

Chin Implants Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) President Malcolm Z. Roth, MD said:

The chin and jawline are among the first areas to show signs of aging. People are considering chin augmentation as a way to restore their youthful look just like a facelift or eyelid surgery … We also know that as more people see themselves on video chat technology, they may notice that their jawline is not as sharp as they want it to be. Chin implants can make a dramatic difference.”

Lizette Stephens, a project manager for a software company, who spends most of her time chatting on video conference calls, is just of the many professionals opting for such surgery to feel more confident in the work place.

Dr. Antell, who has studied the profiles of many CEOs, said :

“We know that CEOs tend to be tall, attractive, good-looking people. We now know that these people also tend to have a stronger chin. As a result, people subconsciously associate a stronger chin with more authority, self-confidence and trustworthiness.”

Chin implants are not the only produce to see a huge increase in the number of surgeries performed each year. In 2011, Lip augmentation went up 49 percent, cheek implants 47 percent and laser skin resurfacing saw a 9 percent increase.


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  1. Rupert Shepherd: Chinplants Are Becoming As Fashionable As Nose Jobs. Medical News Today, 04/17/2012.

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