Plastic surgeons saw a near-10 per cent increase in patients seeking facial cosmetic procedures in 2015, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. “We see this trend in Ottawa. Women and men of all ages seek help minimizing the signs of aging,” says Dr. Trefor Nodwell, board-certified plastic surgeon.
In 2015, The Ottawa Clinic helped hundreds of patients address their concerns about aging—from crow’s feet and dark circles around the eyes to laughter lines around the lips. Here’s a sample of some of the facial fillers considered both safe and effective that are often administered to help patients look and feel younger.