According to the ASAPS, there were nearly 11.7 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures preformed in the US in the plastic surgery statistics of 2007. These are multi-specialty numbers and while impressive truely do not reflect the total numbers of procedures. Not all members respond to surveys, not all specialties performing cosmetic procedures are included and there members may be performing large numbers of procedures.
Breast augmentation is the number one plastic surgery procedure performed on women according to these statistics. There were nearly 400,00 breast augmentations last year. Liposuction is the number one procedure when the men and womens numbers are combined, with 456,828 procedures. Liposuction is the number one plastic surgical procedure in men. AFter liposuctions and breast augmentation, eye lid surgery was the most common procedure for both men and women. Botox and nonsurgical facial fillers are lead the non-surgical arena and laser hair removal is the most common laser procedure.
Women had 91 percent of cosmetic procedures. Since 1997, surgical procedures have increased 142 percent and non surgical procedures have increase 743 percent.