New figures released by the Dubai Health Authority have
revealed a huge spike in the number of people having cosmetic surgery
procedures in Dubai.
According to the organisation, 68,000 men and women
underwent surgical and non-surgical
treatments at the country's clinics last year – double 2010's total.
Some of the most popular treatments include skin peels and
laser rejuvenation treatments, which are designed to leave skin looking more
healthy and youthful, as well as nose reshaping operations known as
The figures revealed that the most popular non-surgical
treatment in 2011 however was laser
Top surgeons in Dubai have claimed that an increasing number
of professionals in the country are choosing to undergo cosmetic procedures in
order to boost their career prospects, with workers in their 40s and 50s keen
to be on a par physically with younger employees.
The fact that many procedures can now be carried out with
minimal downtime, or even none at all, has helped to boost the popularity of
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