Botox Reigns Supreme as the Most Widely Accepted Non-Surgical Treatment in Global Survey

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Results from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) Global Survey reveal that botox is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure.

Key takeaways:

  • Botox is helping people to reverse the effects of time and age on the skin and the underlying muscles.
  • Women make up about 86 percent of the people seeking to have the botox injections whereas men are a paltry 13.5 percent.
  • Botox treatments have FDA approval for cosmetic purposes, and for treating migraines and urinary incontinence.

“We’re seeing more and more applications of Botox across the world,” notes Susumu Takayanagi, MD, President of ISAPS. “The fact that an injectible can be used to prevent wrinkles is truly extraordinary, and the public is responding.”

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Mike Dilkes MS FRCS(ORL-HNS), FRCSEd, FRCS

Mike Dilkes ENT is based in Central, North, East and South London. Most of our consultations and treatments are carried out either at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth or The London Independent Hospital. The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of London's biggest and most prestigious private hospitals.

It is in St Johns's Wood, a leafy area of the west end, just north of Harley Street and Regent's Park. The London Independent Hospital is in Stepney Green, hidden away just behind Mile End Road, just to the East of the City of London. Formally The London Jewish Hospital, it is a purpose built modern building with full facilities, beautifully appointed rooms, state of the art laser systems and, in case anything goes wrong (it really shouldn't), a fully covered Consultant 24 hour ward and Intensive Care presence - the only private hospital in London to have this.