More Than Half of Americans Approve of Cosmetic Surgery
“As the numbers suggest, people in every income bracket, single or married, male or female, view plastic surgery as a reasonable option today,” said Felmont F. Eaves III, MD, President of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Other key findings of the study include:
- 53% of women and 49% of men say they approve of cosmetic surgery.
- 67% of Americans would not be embarrassed if their friends and family knew they had cosmetic surgery.
- 27% of married Americans and 33% of unmarried Americans would consider cosmetic surgery for themselves, now or in the future
- 67% of white Americans and 72% of non-white Americans say they would not be embarrassed about having cosmetic surgery.
- Most Americans (71%) said their attitude toward cosmetic surgery had not changed in the last five years, though 20% said it was ‘more favorable.’
- Out of all age groups, men and women between the ages of 18 and 24 are the most likely to consider plastic surgery for themselves now or in the future (37%).
- 77% of Americans 65 or older say they would not be embarrassed about having cosmetic surgery.
To read the full report please visit: Surgery.Org
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