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2015 Quick Facts - USA Plastic Surgery Trends

2017-01-20

2015 versus 2014

  • 15.9 million cosmetic procedures - Up 2%
  • 1.7 million cosmetic surgical (invasive) procedures -  Up 2%
  • 14.2 million cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures - Up 2%
  • 5.8 million reconstructive procedures - Up 1%

2015 Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures

  • Breast augmentation (279,000) - Down 2%
  • Liposuction (225,000) - Up 5%
  • Nose Reshaping (218,000) - no change
  • Eyelid surgery (204,000) - Up 1%
  • Tummy Tuck (128,000) - Up 9%

Since 2006, Breast augmentation continues to be the top cosmetic surgical procedure. Silicone implants were used in 80%, and saline implants in 20%, of all breast augmentations in 2015.

Cosmetic surgical procedures, not among the Top 5, with notable gains in 2015 include:

  • Buttock augmentation w/ fat grafting – up 28%
  • Lower body lift – up 8%
  • Breast lift (Mastopexy) – up 7%

Source:  American Society of Plastic Surgeon