Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures on the Rise

With more than 14 million cosmetic surgeries performed in 2012 alone, Americans are visiting their cosmetic surgeons now more than ever. This increase has primarily been driven by the growing availability of minimally invasive procedures, which are appealing because many patients see them as an easy way to retain a more youthful appearance.

The benefits of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery include a shortened recovery time and less visible scars. Patients may be familiar with the term “minimally invasive cosmetic surgery” or perhaps “limited incision cosmetic surgery,” both of which refer to techniques used by cosmetic surgeons to shorten or eliminate incisions that result in scarring.

Many aesthetic surgical procedures can be performed using minimally invasive procedures that result in nominal scarring:

  • Facial rejuvenation can often be achieved through injectables and fillers, facial peels, and laser treatments. Procedures can be combined to gain maximum improvement.
  • Breast augmentation procedures may be performed with incisions and scars that are limited to the axilla, areola, or under the breast. In general, saline implants require shorter incisions than those needed for silicone.
  • Breast reductions are commonly performed using liposuction, which can be used to reduce volume alone, and uses small incisions that result in nearly imperceptible scars. Also known as mammoplasty, breast reductions can aid in symmetry and alleviate back pain.

As time passes, areas of the body and face may begin to show signs of aging, such as wrinkling, sagging, and excess skin. To help his patients appear more youthful, Dr. George Pope specializes in an array of anti-aging. Dr. Pope offers both surgical and non-surgical procedures to help you look and feel your best.

Dr. George Pope’s Pope Plastic Surgery provides Central Florida with first-class Orlando cosmetic surgery services. Our exceptionally trained staff delivers services designed to assist you in your journey toward a better quality of life. When you visit Pope Plastic Surgery, you will be greeted by our friendly, knowledgeable and compassionate staff, who will ensure you receive the most outstanding experience possible.

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