2018 Plastic Surgery Trends
- Posted on: Mar 20 2019
New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows 2018 plastic surgery trends, including nearly a quarter million more cosmetic procedures performed in 2018 than the previous year. More than 17.7 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2018, a number that has risen steadily over the past five years.
What were the top 2018 Plastic Surgery Trends
Three of the top five surgical procedures focus on the body, and in 2018, there was an increase in all three.
- Breast augmentation (313,735 procedures, up 4 percent from 2017)
- Liposuction (258,558 procedures, up 5 percent from 2017)
- Nose reshaping (213,780 procedures, down 2 percent from 2017)
- Eyelid surgery (206,529 procedures, down 1 percent from 2017)
- Tummy tuck (130,081 procedures, about the same as 2017)
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world’s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 8,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 93 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States.
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Dr. Restifo is a longstanding ASPS member.
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