HEALTH: COSMETIC PLASTIC SURGERY PROCEDURES INCREASE. ELEANOR BARONE, M.D., an aesthetic plastic surgeon at ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY in New York City and Long Island

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HEALTH: COSMETIC PLASTIC SURGERY PROCEDURES INCREASE. ELEANOR BARONE, M.D., an aesthetic plastic surgeon at ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY and THE CENTER FOR LASER AND COSMETIC SURGERY in New York City and Long Island

“Roughly 11 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the United States last year, up seven percent from 2005. And while minimally invasive procedures — injections of Botox and wrinkle-fillers such as Restylane, for example — are behind much of that increase, surgeries were also up. This is due in large part to the demand from 40-somethings who are finding that surgical procedures deliver more of the results they want.”