It is common for most people to read cosmetic surgery reviews before making an informed decision. People can be influenced by others who recommend the cosmetic procedures based on their personal experience. With easy access to the internet, information about cosmetic procedures is readily available for everyone.
Instagram’s cosmetic surgery dolls are patients who have documented their desires and results in Instagram for the information of other patients and prospective clients. These dolls use names and hashtags to connect their post to their provider. For example, KathySmithDoll is a female patient who has undergone cosmetic surgery through Dr. Kathy Smith.
The pages are called “Sx Pages” with Sx imitating prescriptive Rx. The pages serve as a cosmetic surgery shopping guide and a best practices education system for the Instagram community. They also sound the alarm when they undergo bad experiences with a medical practitioner. Some of the doll pages serve as inspiration pages or mood boards for girls who are doing research.
According to Maryland massage therapist, Tai Hall, girls usually search for someone with similar build to theirs because it will provide them with an insight on how they will look after a cosmetic procedure. On her Instagram, Hall has showcased before-and-after body contouring results. On Facebook, she teaches her group the importance of postoperative massage and how patient can take care of themselves during healing.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons said that more than 1.8 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in the United States in 2018 with one third being breast augmentation and liposuction. Other cosmetic surgeries that were performed were less invasive like Botox, hair removal through laser and soft tissue fillers.
According to reports from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, cosmetic procedures like liposuction and buttock lifts are becoming popular among African Americans. The number of patients has increased by 56% from 2005 to 2013 and is still rising.
It is very easy to access cosmetic surgery reviews online before making an informed decision. Customer testimonials and feedbacks will provide you with the necessary information on clinics and surgeons across the world where you will enjoy better deals. Unbiased customer reviews are more authentic than advertisements.