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Aesthetic Surgery for Women 60 & Older: What's the Risk?

November 19, 20152 min
Cosmetic procedures in patients over age 65 are on the rise. Is there a risk at this "late in life" age?It's common for young women and men to have or want aesthetic surgery. In fact, there are several TV shows on plastic surgery and the risks that may come along with various procedures.According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014, an increase of three percent since 2013.What if you're in your late 50s or 60s... is there a higher risk for you going under the knife?Listen in as Robert Singer, MD, discusses cosmetic surgery and if there's a greater risk having it done at an older age.

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