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National Plastic Surgery Statistics 2015

Of the 1.7 million U.S. cosmetic surgical procedures performed in 2015, the top 5 were:

1. Breast augmentation (279,143 procedures)
2. Liposuction (222,051 procedures)
3. Nose reshaping (217,979 procedures)
4. Eyelid surgery (203,934 procedures)
5. Tummy tuck (127,967 procedures)


Among the 14.2 million cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures performed in 2015, the top 5 were:

1. Botox (6.7 million procedures)
2. Soft Tissue Fillers (2.4 million procedures)
3. Chemical Peel (1.3 million procedures)
4. Laser hair removal (1.1 million procedures)
5. Microdermabrasion (800,340 procedures)


Additional Trends:

New ASPS stats showed that 2015 was another year of the rear, as procedures focusing on the derriere dominated surgical growth. Buttock implants were the fastest growing type of cosmetic surgery in 2015, and, overall, there was a buttock procedure every 30 minutes of every day, on average.Here are the top procedures related to the bottom in 2015:

Buttock augmentation with fat grafting (14,705 procedures, up 28 percent from 2014 to 2015)
Buttock lift (4,767 procedures up 36 percent from 2014 to 2015)
Buttock implants (2,540 procedures up 36 percent from 2014 to 2015)

For the First Time, Men Account for More than 40 Percent of Aesthetic Breast Reduction Surgeries

There were 68,106 aesthetic breast reduction surgeries in the United States in 2015, and for the first time men accounted for more than 40 percent of those procedures.

A total of 27,456 breast reduction surgeries (Gynecomastia) were performed on men, representing a 5 percent increase over the previous year and a 35 percent growth since 2000.