Why Older Americans are Opting for Cosmetic Surgery

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, October 12, 2015

Several polls have been taken of the opinions of Americans on their concerns about aging. Specifically targeted were older individuals and their self-perception when it comes to their health, workplace, and experiences with romance. One survey of 2,000 Americans found that 90 percent of women felt pressured to maintain a youthful appearance. These women perceived they looked their best at age 30 while the men considered 34 to be their finest looking age range. Kristin Perrotta, executive director of Allure Magazine, took note of this poll, saying that it shows aging is an “emotional touch point” when it comes to appearance. And this goes for both sexes at any age. Perrotta acknowledged that the people polled were worried that aging would detract from their physical attractiveness. Women, more so than men, also worry about aging affecting their careers, she added. The results of the survey help plastic surgeons understand what their patients’ goals are and the importance of restoring their youthful looks. Read more at Examiner.