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UK cosmetic procedures continue upward trend

Article-UK cosmetic procedures continue upward trend

Manchester, England — Although the number of cosmetic procedures performed in the United States has declined over the past year, the United Kingdom has seen an increase, according to

According to statistics released Jan. 31 by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the UK experienced a 5 percent increase in demand for cosmetic procedures from 2007 to 2008, and a 9 percent increase from 2008 to 2009.

Observers attribute the upward trend to new products and services that offer effective results with shorter recovery periods. In addition, more financing options have made larger procedures more affordable, and more men are opting to have cosmetic treatments.

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