Zooming in on appearance: Why cosmetic surgery is popular during the pandemic

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Valley News - Health
LA JOLLA – Cosmetic surgery was on an upward trend for several years before the pandemic, and the outbreak of the coronavirus hasn’t hurt its popularity. Since the lifting of lockdown and shelter-in-place orders across the country, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has reported an increased demand in patients considering cosmetic enhancements. One factor driving the interest: People have had extra time to dwell on their physical dissatisfactions and also to actually address them, Dr. Scott Miller, a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon in La Jolla, said. “Working from home, being seen a lot (and seeing themselves) via company video conferences, and having mask-wearing bring increased focus to certain facial features, I think a lot of people have had a tremend
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