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New Consumer Trends in Plastic Surgery

Ava Lawson | March 16, 2015 | Posted in Breast Augmentation, Facelift, Liposuction, Rhinoplasty Surgery

Plastic surgery facial evaluationEvery year, data gleaned from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that plastic surgery in the United States continues to grow in popularity, and 2022 was no exception. According to this year’s report, 1,498,361 cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. – up 19% from 2019. The report includes both minimally-invasive procedures like Botox injections and chemical peels, as well as cosmetic surgeries.

“Today, more than ever, patients are empowered with choices to achieve the results they are seeking. Through open communication and a mutual understanding of expectations, patients work closely with their surgeon to determine the procedures most appropriate for them to achieve their optimal outcomes,” said Scot Glasberg, MD., ASPS president.

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Cosmetic surgery trends – most popular procedures

So which procedures were trending in 2022? Liposuction saw a dramatic rise with a 23 percent increase from 2019. Breast augmentation cam in second with a four percent increase compared to 2019.

The honors for most popular plastic surgeries in 2022 went to the following:

  1. Liposuction -325,669 procedures
  2. Breast Augmentation -298,568 procedures
  3. Abdominoplasty -161,948 procedures
  4. Breast lift -143,364 procedures
  5. Eyelid surgery -115,261 procedures

In total, an estimated 1.4 million Americans had plastic surgical procedures in 2022, marking a one percent increase over the previous year. In contrast, roughly 22.6 million people sought out minimally-invasive treatments to help diminish signs of aging in 2022. Praised for their subtle effects and affordability, such procedures can be performed during a lunchtime break and have very little recovery or downtime.

The top 5 minimally-invasive procedures were:

  1. Botox injection -8.7 million procedures
  2. HA fillers – 4.8 million procedures
  3. Skin Resurfacing – 3.3 million procedures
  4. Skin Treatment – 2.9 million procedures
  5. Lip Augmentation -1.3 procedures 

The stats also suggest that the demand for male plastic surgery continues to surge, with more guys seeking ways to look as toned and young as they feel. Male breast reduction (which increased 9 percent) and liposuction were ranked among the most popular surgeries for males in 2022.

Best results for NYC plastic surgery

Dr. Thomas Loeb is one of the busiest plastic surgeons in the Manhattan area, renowned for his natural-looking results and cutting edge surgical techniques. His work and expertise have been featured in numerous television programs, as well as national and local publications such as The New York Times, Vogue and Elle.

In his NYC plastic surgery suite, which is fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Dr. Loeb offers a range of body contouring and facial rejuvenation procedures, and specializes in facelifts, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty and liposuction.

Both local residents and fly-in patients are encouraged to schedule a private consultation with Dr. Loeb by calling 212-327-3700.

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Fox News, More butt lifts, fewer breast implants in 2014, says US plastic surgery report,

ASPS, Top Five Cosmetic Surgical Procedures of 2014

ASPS, 2022 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report,

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