You’d think the first person you’d tell before going under the knife is your spouse, right? Wrong. 

Dr. Chukwuemeka Onyewu of Jamachi Plastic Surgery & Medispa says more and more of his patients are getting cosmetic procedures behind their loved ones’ backs. Dr. Onyewu shared his insights on the trend with WUSA 9.

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It’s easier to take the discreet route to a better body. Because of technological advances such as lasers and local anesthesia, patients are in and out of the operating room with minimal bruising and recovery time. 

Patients get creative when planning their surgeries–getting procedures when their husbands are away and paying with their own money.

At the end of the day, women seeking plastic surgery, openly or secretly, want self-satisfaction.