People go “under the knife” for all sorts of reasons. Some believe that plastic surgery will enhance their appearance, some want to lose weight, and yet others undergo reconstructive surgery after an accident or some type of trauma. No matter why people decide that cosmetic or reconstructive surgery is right for them, the procedures are not without risk.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 15 million people had cosmetic surgery in 2014. These procedures included those that were considered to be minimally-invasive. In 2013, there were over 5 million.