April 4th, 2014
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY REPORTS
AMERICANS SPENT LARGEST AMOUNT ON COSMETIC SURGERY SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION OF
More Than 12 Billion Dollars Spent on Surgical and Nonsurgical Procedures in 2013
NEW YORK, NY (March 20, 2014) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released its complete 17th annual multi-specialty statistical data indicating a 12% overall increase in cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013. More than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totaling more than 12 billion dollars for the first time since the Great Recession began in 2008. Of that total, more than 7 billion was spent on surgical procedures and more than 5 billion was spent on nonsurgical procedures.
This year, liposuction replaced breast augmentation as the most frequently performed surgical
procedure with a 16% increase and more than one billion was spent on the procedure nationwide.
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