According to a survey completed by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery some interesting facial cosmetic surgery trends came to the forefront in 2007.

Here at The Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery Dr. Clevens values the importance of sharing this information that he is keenly aware of in his practice. "The trend findings from 2007 are certainly reflective of our unique practice. Trends help us understand the many reasons why patients' desire and pursue cosmetic procedures. Being familiar with the nature of their requests and their expected results helps to effectively determine which procedures will deliver their optimal outcome," comments Dr. Clevens.

2007 Trends in Facial Cosmetic Surgery

· Patients are more educated about plastic surgery, different procedures  available, patient safety-88%

·Men requesting cosmetic surgery to remain competitive in the workplace- 66%

·Women requesting cosmetic surgery to remain competitive in the workplace-65%

·Patients opt to undergo procedures during the colder months-58%

·Women requesting cosmetic surgery to remain attractive to their partner / spouse-50%

·Teens undergoing cosmetic surgery-49%

·Plastic surgery as gift-48%

·Couples undergoing surgery together-48%

·Patients traveling abroad to undergo cosmetic surgery and coming into a U.S. Based practice with complications/re-do's-45%

·Mothers/daughters undergoing  surgery together-34%

·Men requesting cosmetic surgery to remain attractive to a partner /spouse-33%

·Patients requesting a celebrity facial feature-28%