20,680 chin augmentations carried out in the U.S. in 2011
Procedure grew more than breast augmentation, Botox and liposuction combined
‘On video chat technology, they may notice that their jawline is not as sharp as they want it to be,’ says Dr Malcolm Roth
As if prom night in America wasn’t expensive enough, chin implants are fast being added to teens’ party shopping list, along with pricey dresses.
There has been a 71 per cent [...]
Botox and breast augmentation remain the top cosmetic procedures in the U.S., but chin implants are the fastest-growing trend according to new data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
The group, comprised of 7,000 physicians, says the number of chin implants grew 71% last year to 20,680. The procedures were about evenly divided between men and women, with the largest increase in patients 40 and older.
The group’s president, Malcolm Z. Roth, [...]