Over the last two decades, the field of cosmetic surgery has growth dramatically. Several new trends have emerged in recent times that reflect on the expanding scope of various procedures, including upper face procedures such as eyelid surgery. Figures released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) providing some interesting insights.
Scot Glasberg, the president of ASPS, says that medical advancements have led to more treatment options in plastic surgery, which has fueled the growth of the industry. Experienced oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Hui provides various eye related and other procedures to patients in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Coachella Valley, and surrounding locations.
Growth in Cosmetic Procedures
As per the ASPS data, in 2014, more than 15.6 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States. These included both cosmetic surgery and minimally invasive procedures, representing an increase of three percent over 2013.
An additional 5.8 million reconstructive surgeries were also performed in 2014, registering an increase of one percent over 2013. In the field of minimally invasive cosmetic treatments, 13.9 million procedures were performed in 2014, recording a growth of four percent over the previous year.
Leading Cosmetic Non-Surgical Procedures
The top five most popular cosmetic non-surgical procedures in 2014 included:
- Botox: 6.7 million (up 6 percent)
- Dermal Fillers: 2.3 million (up 3 percent)
- Chemical Peels: 1.2 million (up 7 percent)
- Laser Hair Removal: 1.1 million (up 3 percent)
- Microdermabrasion: 0.9 million (down 9 percent)
Dr. Hui is a dedicated eye surgeon providing surgical as well as minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. She receives patients from Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Coachella Valley, and nearby areas.
Leading Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
More than 1.7 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in 2014, which was one percent higher than the numbers in 2013. The five most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in 2014 included:
- Breast Augmentation: 286,254 (down 1 percent)
- Rhinoplasty: 217,124 (down 2 percent)
- Liposuction: 210,552 (up 5 percent)
- Eyelid surgery: 206,509 (down 4 percent)
- Facelift: 128,266 (down 4 percent)
Butt Enhancement Surgery
Butt enhancement has emerged as one of the fastest growing plastic surgery procedures in 2014. The figures for the year include the following:
- Buttock Augmentation with Fat Grafting: 11,505 procedures (up 15 percent)
- Buttock Implants: 1,863 procedures (up 98 percent)
- Buttock Lift: 3,505 procedures (up 44 percent)
Growing Acceptance of Breast Reconstruction
The ASPS has run several awareness campaigns to encourage women who undergo mastectomy to receive breast reconstruction. As a result, the number of breast reconstruction surgeries has gone up consistently in recent years. In 2014, a total of 102,200 breast reconstruction procedures were performed, registering a growth of seven percent over 2013.
Male Surgeries becoming Popular
In 2014, the number of breast reduction procedures performed on males was 26,175. A total of 1,054 pectoral implants were also performed, recording a jump of 208 percent over 2013. Male plastic surgery rates have continued to rise in recent years.