Could Social Media Be a High Contributor to an Increase in Botox Treatments? Study Says Yes.
It’s rare to find a person who does not have a social media account of any kind. Most of us have become sucked into the world of online sharing, from statuses to photos to videos. We want to keep our family and friends updated as well as to keep in touch with them, but we also want them to see us at our best.
According to a study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) there was a 31% increase in both nonsurgical and surgical cosmetic treatments due to social media’s influence of photo-sharing. Botox was one of the top three treatments that people received as a result of this, rhinoplasty being the first.
40 million people worldwide have received Botox treatments and just last year, Botox experienced a 25% increase from the year prior. As a cosmetic treatment, Botox is recognized as a “quick fix” for fading fine lines and wrinkles and improving a youthful and more restorative appearance in both men and women. The results are almost immediate, and the no downtime aspect of Botox makes this more appealing than the extensive and lengthy recovery of plastic surgery.
Only medical professionals can become trained to practice Botox. Because of the increasingly high demand throughout the years, more and more medical professionals have received Botox training. If you’re considering adding Botox as a new skillset, you should know that you can become trained in as little as a day at National Laser Institute.
Botox Certification Courses at National Laser Institute
National Laser Institute offers many Botox courses, from comprehensive injectable training to our 1-day Botox/Dysport course. Medical professionals who are passionate about the medical esthetic industry can learn Botox, dermal fillers, sclerotherapy, laser treatments, BHRT, chemical peels, and much more with our comprehensive course.
National Laser Institute is the leading medical esthetic school in the nation and offers Botox courses led by experts who have been in this industry for multiple years. We are recognized as gold standard education and have received many outstanding reviews. To learn more about our Botox training courses and certification, simply fill out the form to your right or call 800.982.6817.