How the pandemic led to a rise in plastic surgery? | Iranmedopia

How the pandemic led to a rise in plastic surgery?

How the pandemic led to a rise in plastic surgery? The pandemic led to an increase in plastic surgery (e.g., nose job in Iran). Many cosmetics industries have experienced problems during the Covid-19 pandemic. But while beauty salons are closed in most parts of the world, cosmetic surgeons are performing surgeries around the world, even during the pandemic.

In early July, the BBC reported:

Despite the new Coronavirus worldwide, a number of plastic service clinics remain open and have more stringent measures such as:

  • Covid-19 testing
  • Frequent cleaning

Clinics in the United States, Japan, South Korea, and Australia are all seeing an increase in patients, especially in the following cases:

  • Botox
  • Facial skin lift
  • Rhinoplasty

Why plastic surgery demand is booming amid lockdown?

Instead of falling apart, the cosmetic surgery industry boomed during the Corona pandemic. A cosmetic surgeon in Texas, Dr. Rood J. Rohrich, told the BBC:

"Before the pandemic period, we operated six days a week, but now that number has increased."

The important thing for people, especially working people, is the recovery time after plastic surgery. Currently, people do not work outside the home and work remotely. This gives them a good opportunity. This gives them a good opportunity to recover quietly after cosmetic surgery. This is a very important factor and reason. Another important factor is that during the pandemic, people can save more money. Because many families do not have expenses such as travel and fast food and so on. This can cause them to spend their money on plastic and beauty services.

In England, the conditions for beauty services during Corona were slightly different. Government restrictions temporarily suspended plastic surgery services in April. The government focused its medical resources on managing COVID-19.

However, the interesting thing is that during this pandemic, people are more Teleworking. When we go out, there is usually a mask on everyone's face and only the eyes are visible! In general, we rarely see another face

Plastic Surgeons and COVID-19 Pandemic

Now let's move on to a topic that may be on your mind after reading this section. "Is it really dangerous to go to beauty clinics?"

Is It Safe to Have Plastic Surgery During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Is it safe to have plastic surgery during the coronavirus pandemic? What do you think? The answer to your question depends on the clinic. Hygiene protocols and disinfection of these clinics are important.

Some of these protocols are as follows:

  • The patient must call for an appointment before entering the clinic
  • Admission of the patient without prior appointment or intermittently is prohibited (To avoid congestion)
  • The clinic must send Covid-19 health confirmation and self-assessment forms to each person.

People's health assessments are usually as follows:

 The clinic sends the forms to the patients by e-mail or messengers and the person submits them to the clinic in full and complete form.

Does cosmetic surgery have mental health benefits?

Totally, The results show positive outcomes of receiving cosmetic surgery in different areas. Including the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Social phobia
  • Depression
  • Body dysmorphia
  • Attractiveness
  • Goal attainment
  • Quality of life
  • Life satisfaction
  • Well-being
  • Self-esteem
  • Mental and physical health

How does cosmetic surgery affect mental health?

We reviewed various studies. People report that they are more satisfied with the body part they had surgery on. The results are mixed on whether plastic surgery boosts the self-esteem of people. In addition, quality of life, self-confidence, and interpersonal relationships in the long term.

The positive effects of cosmetic surgery are as follows:

  • Increased Self-Confidence. (When you look good, you feel good)
  • Improved Physical Health
  • Extra Weight Stays Off