Record spending on cosmetic surgery in USA

 

For the first time on record, Americans spent more than 13.5 billion dollars on surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures in 2015, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Surgical procedures accounted for 58% of the total and non-surgical procedures accounted for 42% of the total.

More people now perceive cosmetic enhancements and procedures as essential. Youth is a commodity and people are investing in themselves to maintain a younger healthier appearance.

The most popular procedures:

  1. Liposuction
  2. Breast augmentations
  3. Tummy tuck
  4. Eyelid surgeries
  5. Breast lifts

Liposuction and breast augmentation account for 40% of the surgical procedures performed. Procedures that are increasingly popular include non-surgical skin tightening and fat transfer to the face. New procedures gaining popularity include buttock augmentation and buttock lifts.

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