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Plastic Surgery Trends in 2018

New data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) shows that many modern cosmetic surgical procedures are on the rise.

The new data demonstrates that many surgical procedures, previously believed to be on the decline or leveling out, are increasing in popularity. The number of facelifts performed in the United States increased by 21.9% in the past year alone and by 21.8% over the past five years.

Other plastic surgical procedures seeing significant growth include breast lifts, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery – upper and lower), upper arm lifts and liposuction, all of which have seen double-digit increases over the past year alone and all of which have seen double-digit increases over the past five years as well.
Breast lifts are up by 13.9% over the past year and 57.5% over the past five years
Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is up 26.3% over the past year and 33.5% over the past five years
Liposuction is up 16.5% over the past year and 58.0% over the past five years
Upper arm lifts are up 20.1% over the past year and 59.1% over the past five years
The data also identified the top 5 surgical and nonsurgical procedures for men and women as follows:
Top 5 Surgical Procedures for Women: • Breast AugmentationLiposuctionBreast LiftTummy TuckEyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) 
Top 5 Nonsurgical Procedures for Women: • Botulinum Toxin • Hyaluronic Acid • Hair Removal • Nonsurgical Fat Reduction • Chemical Peels 
Top 5 Surgical Procedures for Men: • Liposuction Eyelift Surgery (Blepharoplasty)Breast Reduction (treatment of Gynecomastia) • Tummy TuckFacelift
Top 5 Nonsurgical Procedures for Men: • Botulinum Toxin • Hyaluronic Acid • Nonsurgical Fat Reduction • Hair Removal • Photo Rejuvenation (IPL)

The data listed above is a portion of the statistics reported by ASAPS for March 2018. This report gives an overall view of cosmetic procedures in the United States. 

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