Endoscopic procedures are becoming more popular thanks to technological advancements. The procedures are also growing in approval for being less invasive.
Technological advancements in medicine are leaning toward less invasive surgical procedures, including the use of endoscopy for cosmetic procedures.
According to a report by Global Industry Analysts Inc, the endoscopic market is predicted to reach $2.3 billion by 2010.
Advancing technologies and a greater emphasis placed on healthier lifestyles are the driving forces behind the endoscopy market.
Plus, doctors and patients alike enjoy greater benefits from endoscopic procedures including shorter recovery times, less pain and better outcomes.
What does this mean for consumers? The growing variety of endoscopic devices can help doctors develop less invasive techniques for cosmetic surgery procedures, such as face lifts and breast augmentations, which can minimize scarring and reduce recovery times.