AAFPRS

Medical Aesthetic Patient Population Is Getting Younger

AAFPRS Annual Member Survey

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has released the results of its 2019 annual member survey on aesthetic procedures. Overall, facial plastic surgery procedures increased 6 percent last year compared to 2018, and demand for nonsurgical aesthetic procedures is up 13 percent compared to 2018. And the patients seeking these procedures are younger than in years past.

Moran Takes the Helm of AAFPRS

AAFPRS President

Mary Lynn Moran, MD, FACS has been elected president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(AAFPRS) and will serve a one-year term. Dr. Moran is the first female surgeon to serve as president of the AAFPRS. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, she focuses on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck, as well as advanced nonsurgical techniques. Dr. Moran has extensive experience in the surgical rejuvenation of the aging face, rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty and is a nationally renowned expert in neurotoxins and filler injections.

Key Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery

Millennials Drive Demand for Cosmetic treatments

Results of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) 2018 trends in facial plastic surgery survey revealed that Millennials (now 22-37 years old) are driving the growing demand for cosmetic procedures. The average number of surgical procedures has almost doubled since 2013 (up 47 percent) with a 22 percent increase in botulinum toxin injections compared to 2013.

Social Media, Workplace Competition Drive Requests for Cosmetic Enhancement

Social Media Driving Demand for Cosmetic Surgery

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) released the results of its annual survey on cosmetic procedures. AAFPRS members are seeing an increase in visits from patients who want to look better in their “selfies.” Fifty-five percent of respondents received this request in 2017, up from 13 percent in 2016.

Truswell Elected President of the AAFPRS

AAFPRS Elects New President

William H. Truswell, MD, FACS, is the new president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). He took office on October 28 and will serve for one year. Over the past four decades, Dr. Truswell has performed more than 30,000 head and neck reconstruction and cosmetic facial surgeries. He is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology.