The Most Popular Plastic Surgery Treatments in America Revealed
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons just released its annual report detailing the most popular plastic surgery treatments in America.
They found that more than 17.7 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2018 – a quarter of a million increase since 2017.
So, which procedures were in the greatest demand?
Continue reading to find out the top five surgical and top five minimally-invasive plastic surgery treatments in America.
What Were the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Treatments in America?
According to the ASPS findings, over 1.8 million surgical procedures were performed in 2018. Of these, breast augmentation was the most popular plastic surgery treatment, with 313,735 cases reported.
Another body contouring option – liposuction – came in second place, clocking in at 258,558 procedures.
The third and fourth places went to facial cosmetic plastic surgery treatments. Americans underwent 213,780 nose reshaping procedures and 206,529 eyelid surgeries.
Tummy tuck rounded-out the top five at 130,081.
What Were the Most Popular Minimally-Invasive Treatments?
Researchers also revealed that approximately 15.9 minimally-invasive cosmetic treatments were completed in 2018.
Chemical peels, laser hair removal, and microdermabrasion also performed well, earning the 3rd, 4th, and 5th spots respectively.
Why Are Some Procedures in Higher Demand Than Others?
While the ASPS report didn’t offer any explanation of the rankings, one could surmise the benefits of these in-demand treatments.
It’s worth noting that, of the most popular surgical and minimally-invasive procedures, 6 out of 10 focus on facial enhancements.
Eyelid surgery offers women and men a way to counteract signs of aging and genetic predispositions and rejuvenate their eyes for a more refreshed and youthful appearance.
In addition, Botox and dermal fillers can correct a variety of cosmetic concerns, ranging from wrinkles, folds, sagging, volume loss, and under eye circles, with nearly immediate results and zero downtime.
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