More Young Adults are Seeking Out Plastic Surgery

Knoxville Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kleto knows how impactful cosmetic and plastic surgery can be for people who want to counter the effects of aging. ABPS Board-Certified Knoxville Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kleto and his patients know well how impactful cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures can be for people who want to counter the effects of aging.

But new industry research indicates that it’s not just middle-age or older adults who now invest in plastic surgery for a self-esteem boost.

Thanks to social media and the “selfie” culture, increasing numbers of people under age 30 are now seeking out a plastic surgeon like Dr. Kleto.

In fact, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery reports in a new study that 64 percent of the plastic surgeons surveyed have seen an uptick in Millennial or Generation Y patients.

“Social media has made changes in people’s looks, in their approach… (and) their discussion of plastic surgery,” one cosmetic surgeon told The New York Daily News. “Millennials are attuned to social media.”

Here are some of the procedures that are growing in popularity among young adults:

Regardless of your age or your motivation to pursue plastic surgery, the best way to determine the treatment strategy for your unique needs is to schedule a consultation. You can reach the Knoxville offices of our Board-Certified Knoxville Plastic Surgeon online or by calling (865) 366-4755 or (877) 907-0747.


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