The increasing size of the small business sector within the healthcare industry is testament to our wealth as a nation. As Australians we are ever more interested in improving our health and wellbeing and, many of us, can afford to do so. A recent report indicated that we are outspending the USA per capita on cosmetic surgery procedures. Some two billion dollars is spent annually on these cosmetic procedures in this nation. The importance of how we look is clearly in the ascendancy over what we think and value within our 21C society. The healthcare sector continues to flourish in Australia.
Cosmetic Surgery in Australia
Breast implants remain the top dog on the top plastic surgery procedure list in Australia. The boob job is followed by the liposuction procedure, which leads eyelid surgery, the tummy tuck, and rhinoplasty (the nose job). It seems from these placings that looking good is more important than ever before and that beauty is a beacon flashing brightly in the night. There are, however, alarming cases of relatively untrained people carrying out these procedures, with dire results. Greater social acceptance of plastic surgery means that there are more people seeking out the services of these scalpel wielding surgeons and, often, looking for cheaper deals. This can lead to cutting corners and with cosmetic surgery that is not a good idea.
Cosmetic Dental Demand on the Rise
The healthcare sector continues to flourish in Australia and cosmetic dentistry is another boom business at the moment, White teeth and straight teeth are the order of the day. Boutique dental clinics are catering for a much larger cosmetic type dentistry demand in the Australian healthcare market. Peruse this online illustration to see what I mean in this instance. You can see that these smaller high-quality niche healthcare operators are fulfilling a high demand market for cosmetic and corrective dental procedures designed to make people look good.
Affordable Healthcare Procedures
As Australians, we want to look and feel the best we can, and that money can buy. We will go overseas to get it done cheaper if we have to, but we, probably, prefer to have it done at home if affordable. It is definitely safer to have these procedures done here in Australia, but there are poorly trained healthcare people doing these things locally as well. Cutting corners on healthcare is not the smartest bargain shopping to get involved in, in this writer’s view.