Liposuction on the rise as women rush for glamorous figure

13th June 2011

More and more women are asking for liposuction on their backs in a bid to achieve the perfect hourglass figure, it has been claimed.

Surgeons working for cosmetic surgery companies in London have said there has been a massive increase in the number of women coming forward for the procedure, with one company reporting a 54 per cent rise.

Some have dubbed it the Mad Men effect, as the women are aiming for the iconic hourglass figures seen on the show.

Surgeon Marco Moraci told the Daily Mail: "Waists were smaller 50 years ago, as most thirty-something women who have tried to fit into their mothers' old dresses will know. Women of the Sixties wore corsetry but research shows people today are thicker round the middle. A combination of diet and an inactive lifestyle is usually to blame."

Recent statistics from the University of Southampton showed that children were heavier and taller than their counterparts in the 1960s. It has also been stated many times that this is also the case for adults.

Posted by Phillip Briggs

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