India is viewed as one of the most progressive countries for cosmetic surgical procedures and this trend is expected to continue in the near future. This is mainly due to the fact that cosmetic surgery has evolved beyond the traditional concept of being a ‘risky or ‘impractical procedure that was demanded by women who were overly conscious about their appearance. Today, people in India understand that cosmetic surgery is a highly specialized and advanced niche of plastic surgery that helps people attain happiness with fewer risks and greater affordability.
In the past, cosmetic surgeries in India were associated with celebrities and people of the affluent class. However, today, these surgeries are increasingly becoming popular and are being undertaken by the middle class. Increasingly, both men and women from the upper middle class group are opting for cosmetic procedures to look attractive in order to get lucrative jobs, best possible marriage partners and primarily get rid of any deformity that they feel impacts their self confidence and self-esteem. Moreover, traditionally, men and women in their late 20s and early 30s were the key clients of cosmetic surgeons. However, a new trend has emerged where teenagers are approaching cosmetic/ aesthetic surgeons to get some cosmetic procedure done.
The changing lifestyle and urbanization, growing awareness of cosmetic surgery procedures, availability of better infrastructure and the rising economic capacity are all driving the cosmetic surgeries market inIndia.
Research report “India Cosmetic Surgery Market Outlook 2016” gives comprehensive overview on the following aspects related to Cosmetic surgery segment in India.