Plastic surgery for that competitive edge

Posted by admin on Monday, April 27, 2009

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April 25, 2009

LOS ANGELES -- When the going gets tough, some of the tough get going to the plastic surgeon's office.

The recession clearly took a cut out of plastic surgery in 2008, with U.S. cosmetic surgeries down 9 per cent to $11.8-billion (U.S.), according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

But some surgeons and patients are now citing increased interest in surgery among people wanting to look younger and "fresher" for the ever-competitive job market.

"I'm 56 and I've been in the music business for 35 years. We're not having a good year and I know I'll soon have to interview," said Jeff Grabow, a music marketing executive in Los Angeles, who recently spent $17,000 on a facelift.

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