04/23/2012

PlasticsToday

Video chats put chin implant surgery front and center

What's hot in plastic surgery?

Use of specialized silicone, polyurethane and fluoropolymer materials to augment chins.


Chin augmentation grew more than breast augmentation, Botox and liposuction combined in 2011. The procedure soared in popularity for women and men, with the largest increase seen in patients age 40 or older.

That's according to new data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). One of the reasons: booming use of video chatting, such as Skype....