Cosmetic Procedures Increase 12% in 2013
Liposuction, Breast Augmentation, Injectables top list of popular procedures
The number of cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the United States in 2013 increased by 12% over the previous year, according to the 17th annual statistics released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Liposuction and Breast Augmentation were again the two top cosmetic surgical procedures. Showing the continued popularity of injectables, Botulinum Toxin Type A and Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers topped the list of most-performed nonsurgical procedures.
In all, more than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the U.S.
The Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures in 2013 were:
The biggest increases among surgical procedures were seen with Buttock Augmentation and Labiaplasty. Buttock augmentation increased by a remarkable 58% from 2012 to 2013, while labiaplasty procedures increased by 44%.
The top five surgical procedures for women in 2013 were breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tuck, breast lift and eyelid surgery.
The top five surgical procedures for men in 2013 were liposuction, eyelid surgery, nose surgery, male breast reduction and ear surgery.
The Top 5 Cosmetic Nonsurgical Procedures in 2013 were:
- Botulinum Toxin (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin)
- Hyaluronic Acid (Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero Balance, etc.)
- Hair Removal
- Photo Rejuvenation
William J. Hedden, M.D. and Christopher J. Schaffer, M.D. of Hedden Plastic Surgery are members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The ASAPS is recognized as the world’s leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body.
Source: American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery