Dr. Saltz is quoted as a Plastic Surgery Expert in a Utah Business article about the growing popularity of cosmetic procedures among business professionals.
In the Media
According to the Journal of Adolescent Health, the two most popular procedures for teens are liposuction and breast implants. Some social networking sites have noticed an increase in teens talking about Botox and other beauty enhancements, and seeking advice on how to ask their parents for the money to get some form of cosmetic surgery.
by Rebecca Ruiz Cosmetic surgeons have few better customers than reality television star Heidi Montag. The 23-year-old star of the recently canceled series The Hills revealed to People magazine this year that she’d undergone 10 plastic surgeries in a single operate-a-thon day last fall. … … Too bad other plastic surgeons aren’t doing as well …
“The number of cosmetic-surgery procedures in the U.S. sagged for the second year in a row in 2009, according to an annual survey released Tuesday by a plastic surgeons’ association. There were 10 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures last year, down 2% from 2008, according to a survey of 928 board-certified physicians by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a Garden Grove, Calif., group of plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery.”
Cosmetic surgeons are trying to rally their patients in opposition to a new tax on tummy tucks, face-lifts and breast augmentations that Senate Democrats are proposing to help pay for overarching health reform. And leading the charge is Utah physician Renato Saltz, president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.