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Cosmetic Surgery: Not Taboo Anymore

Posted: February 4, 2010

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About 20% said they would consider getting cosmetic surgery in the future, while about 22% were unsure if they would. Respondents under the age of 40 were nearly twice as likely to consider having a procedure in the future.

“It’s been a long road but thanks to the hard work of so many, cosmetic surgery is rightfully gaining acceptance in our society,” said Dr. Patrick McMenamin, AACS president. “We’ve reached a point where people are no longer quiet about having a cosmetic procedure and that is important to all of us.”