ASPS Reveals Top Plastic Surgery Procedures

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its annual plastic surgery statistics report Wednesday, revealing the most popular procedures performed nationwide last year. Though the new numbers mirror previous data, certain trends are emerging.
Vaginal, buttocks enhancements are trending

Nearly 1.8 million surgical cosmetic procedures and about 15.5 million minimally invasive ones were performed in the US last year, according to information from an annual survey and a national database system in which plastic surgery society members report the procedures they performed.
The top five surgical procedures were:
- Breast augmentation, which is intended to enlarge or change the shape of the breasts: 290,467 procedures.
- Liposuction, which is intended to remove excess body fat: 235,237 procedures.
- Nose reshaping, intended to alter the shape of the nose: 223,018 procedures.
- Eyelid surgeries, intended to lift sagging eyelids: 209,020 procedures.
- Facelifts, which are intended to enhance the appearance of sagging, drooping and wrinkled skin on the face and neck: 131,106 procedures.
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