Botox Still Reigns as King of Cosmetic Procedures in 2014

botox grand rapids miThe statistics are in from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) for 2014, and the winner is Botox. Again. This is kind of like the old New York Yankees winning the World Series every year. Botox, ever since its debut in 2002, has been the most popular cosmetic procedure every year since.

Here are some highlights from the ISAPS statistics.

Top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures

  1. Eyelid Surgery = 1,427,451
  2. Liposuction = 1,372,901
  3. Breast Augmentation = 1,348,197
  4. Fat Grafting = 965,727
  5. Rhinoplasty = 849,455

Top 5 non-surgical procedures

  1. Botulinum Toxin = 4,830,911
  2. Hyaluronic Acid = 2,690,633
  3. Hair Removal = 1,277,581
  4. Chemical Peel = 493,043
  5. Laser Skin Resurfacing = 480,271

 

Women accounted for 86.3% of the total, with more than 17 million procedures out of the total of over 20 million. Men had 2.5 million procedures, only 12.7% of the total. The most popular surgery for women? Breast augmentation. For men? Eyelid surgery.

Here are the number of procedures for the top eight countries.

  1. United States = 4,064,571
  2. Brazil = 2,058,505
  3. Japan = 1,260,351
  4. South Korea = 980,313
  5. Mexico = 706,072
  6. Germany = 533,622
  7. France = 416,148
  8. Columbia = 357,115

So, when you want to push back the hands of time, call us at Elite Plastic Surgery and join the 20 million others opting for some sort of aesthetic procedure.

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