Selfies are on the rise. There's no doubt about it and no avoiding them. From the famous Ellen Degeneres selfie at the Oscars to the everyday selfies flooding your Facebook feed, these self-portraits are here to stay.
I have noticed an increase in concern about facial looks, expressions, and eyes in the past few years, and in a recent study, this increase has been proven. According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS,) "The study found that 2013 saw a 10 percent jump in nose-related procedures on the previous year, a 7 percent increase in hair transplants, and a
6 percent rise in eyelid surgery."
Social media, video chat, and photo sharing have become such a large part of daily life that those visual first impressions can be a help or a hindrance.. “These images are often the first impressions young people put out there to prospective friends, romantic interests and employers and our patients want to put their best face forward.,” claimed Edward Farrior, MD and president of the AAFPRS,
Putting Your Best Face Forward
There are many procedures available to patients today that weren't possible before. These procedures remove baggage from the upper or lower eyelids, smooth the skin around the face and eyes, and improve vision overall.
Dark circles, baggy eyelids, and hooded eyelids are magnified in a selfie. With the many options cosmetic surgery options available, there are many ways to take a better one.
Contact our office for a free consultation on your look today.