And the Most Popular Elective Surgery for 2021 is....


Most people want to look good, and a lot of folks would be willing to do anything to make that happen, including getting a little work done. So, what are the most popular procedures people are going to their doctors for? 

  • Well, the Aesthetic Society has released its annual Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Statistics report.
  • Americans spent over $14.6 billion dollars on aesthetic procedures last year with surgical procedures increasing 54% and non-surgical procedures up 44%.
  • Women accounted for 94% of all procedures.
  • The top surgical procedure by count was Liposuction, followed by Breast Augmentation.
  • The top non-surgical procedure was Neurotoxins (like Botox), followed by Dermal Fillers.

Top Surgical Procedures (By Procedure Count) 

  1. Liposuction: 491,098
  2. Breast Augmentation: 364,753
  3. Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck): 242,939
  4. Mastopexy (Breast Lift): 167,395
  5. Blepharoplasty (Eyelid): 149,668
  6. Breast Implant Removal/Replacement:147,684

Top Non-Surgical Procedures (By Procedure Count) 

  1. Neurotoxins: 3,651,223
  2. Dermal Fillers: 1,857,339
  3. Skin Treatment (Chemical Peels, Hydrofacials, etc):1,390,149
  4. Hair Removal: 454,954
  5. Skin Treatment (Combination Lasers): 431,485 

Source: Yahoo Finance

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