Doctors Turn to Botox for Added Revenue

As healthcare reform reduces revenue for doctors while increasing expenses, more doctors are turning to Botox and other aesthetic procedures to increase income. Because training for medical aesthetic procedures is often affordable and can take as little as one day, doctors looking to expand their practice can do so in convenient and low-cost ways. Despite economic times, there are more people than ever seeking Botox, which often is not covered by insurance.

Last year, Americans spent over $10 billion on cosmetic procedures, and a recent trend among young individuals has brought in an influx of new patient for Botox. In fact, roughly 26% of Botox patients were in their twenties.

In this infographic, you will learn all you wanted to know about Botox—from its inception to costs and key demographics.


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