The demand for non-surgical aesthetic procedures for the last two years has increased. According to the International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicines (IAPAM), there were more than 80 million aesthetic treatments and procedures were performed worldwide in 2019. People believe that aesthetic medicine is similar to regular health treatments since it helps them maintain a healthy and natural-looking appearance.1
1. Botulinum Toxin and Fillers
Botox treatment are performed to relax certain muscles underneath the skin, which results in less production of frown lines, wrinkles, crows feet and other facial lines.
2. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
This nonsurgical procedure uses the blood of the patient in order to create the cocktail that will be injected into their skin. This will promote the production of collagen and provide that younger-looking plump look to the patient. The blood is placed inside a centrifuge, where the platelets that contain the growth factors get isolated. 2
5. Non-Surgical Fat Reduction
In these procedures, the fat cells get destroyed from stubborn areas of the body without any surgery, for example, the thighs, abdomen, upper arms, and bottom.
Different types of methods are used when it comes to nonsurgical fat removal, here are a sample of some methods available:
a. Cryolipolysis b. Ultrasound
It involves cooling the fat cells, which Ultrasound technology is used, where highly- results in reducing body fat and no focus sonic waves end up breaking down harm befalls the surrounding tissues. the cells within affected area.
c. Injectable Treatment
Additionally, when it comes to this treatment, there are certain areas that are more popular among people, such as neck fat or fat in the chin area that they want to appear more youthful.
It works by destroying the fat cells in the area that’s being treated, like below the chin.
What makes nonsurgical body contouring different from surgical liposuction is the fact that laser fat removal techniques do not need anesthesia, incisions, stitches, or a longer recovery period.
Due to the sudden emergence of a worldwide pandemic, the demand for non-invasive aesthetic procedure has increased. According to dermatologist and plastic surgeons it is due to the fact that people have to work from home and they have to show their faces on zoom meetings and video calls.