Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures Booming Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, June 8, 2021

As coronavirus restrictions have eased across the U.S., the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) says pent-up patient demand is fueling the industry's current boom, with interest in both non-surgical and surgical treatments increasing.
But this wasn't the case when the coronavirus pandemic shuttered the U.S. in March 2020. According to the ASPS, board-certified plastic surgeons stopped performing elective surgical procedures for an average of 8.1 weeks due to COVID-19. The society reported a decline in the total number of procedures performed last year. But Americans still spent over $9 billion on plastic surgery in 2020, according to the Aesthetic Society.
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