Cosmetic surgery and facial rejuvenation procedures are on the rise. One of the reasons people are turning to cosmetic surgery more frequently is because they are more aware of their appearance as they see themselves in photos and videos. Social media has made the propagation of our images ever more noticed. By others and by ourselves. Between selfie images, online-dating, Facebook, and Instagram people are noticing themselves from all different angles.
Advances that make surgery safer and more effective, along with the increased awareness, is contributing to a large increase in the amount of cosmetic surgical procedures being performed. This is a CBS news segment featuring Dr. Steiger and one of his Facelift patients. It highlights the impact that social media is having on cosmetic surgery.