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Cosmetic Surgery is on the rise, new data reveals

The American society of plastic surgeons have published new statistics that reveal recent trends in body shaping procedures.

As per the ASPS, the top 5 procedures in 2018 were:

  1. Breast augmentation — 313,735 procedures.
  2. Liposuction — 258,558 procedures.
  3. Nose reshaping — 213,780 procedures.
  4. Eyelid surgery — 206,529 procedures.
  5. Tummy tuck — 130,081 procedures.

While breast augmentation and liposuction rose by 4 and 5 percent respectively from 2017, there was a slight decrease in facial procedures.

The number of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures also increased in 2018. The three most popular procedures were Botulinum toxin type A (Botox), soft tissue fillers, and chemical peels, which were up by 3, 2, and 1 percent respectively from 2017.

Link to the original article here – https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/324693.php#1