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2005 Cosmetic Surgery Statistics

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Top Five Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Women

  • Breast augmentation 291,350 (up 10%)
  • Liposuction 287,932 (down 2%)
  • Nose reshaping 198,732 (up 2%)
  • Eyelid surgery 197,709 (down 1%)
  • Tummy tuck 128,874 (up 25%)

Top Five Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Women

  • Botox 3,525,868 (up 35%)
  • Chemical peel 925,030 (down 6%)
  • Laser hair removal 609,345 (up 45%)
  • Microdermabrasion 636,660 (down 1%)
  • Sclerotherapy (vein treatment) 583,870 (up 8%)

Top Five Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men

  • Nose reshaping 99,680
  • Hair transplantation 39,244
  • Liposuction 35,673
  • Eyelid surgery 32,988
  • Breast reduction 16,275

Top Five Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men

  • Botox 313,519
  • Microdermabrasion 201,051
  • Laser hair removal 173,387
  • Chemical peel 108,998
  • Laser skin resurfacing 37,998

2005 Quick facts on Cosmetic surgery

  • 10.2 million cosmetic surgery procedures; up 11% from 2004 (9 million)
  • 1.8 million surgical procedures, up 4% from 2004
  • 8.4 million non-surgical procedures, up 13% from 2004

Body contouring procedures after major weight loss

  • 68,000 total, up 22% from 2004
  • 21,000 extended tummy tucks/lower body lifts, up 22% from 2004
  • 9,000 upper arm lifts, up 16% from 2004
  • 7,000 thigh lifts, up 20% from 2004)

Plastic Surgery By Age

Number of Cosmetic Surgery Patients Under 18 in 2005:

Surgical:

77,229 (down 5%)

Minimally invasive:

256,134 (up 4%)

Total:

333,363 (up 2%)

Number of Cosmetic Surgery Patients 19-34 in 2005:

Surgical:

490,862 (up 7%)

Minimally invasive:

1,018,675 (up 18%)

Total:

1,509,537 (up 14%)

Number of Cosmetic Surgery Patients 35-50 in 2005:

Surgical:

695,341 (up 4%)

Minimally invasive:

4,032,574 (up 12%)

Total:

4,727,915 (up 11%)

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Disclaimer: The information throughout The Cosmetic Surgery Directory is not intended to be taken as medical advice.
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