NEW YORK, NY (March 20, 2014) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released its complete 17th annual multi-specialty statistical data indicating a 12% overall increase in cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s cosmetic surgery statistics are the most comprehensive collection of data available on the number of cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures performed in the United States. ASAPS membership in the U.S. is restricted to American Board of Plastic Surgery certified physicians, but our statistics represent data from multiple specialties. Currently, more than 21,000 surveys are distributed to board-certified physicians in these specialties, and survey results are used to project national totals.
There were over 11 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013.
Women had more than 10.3 million cosmetic procedures; the top five were:
4. breast lift
Men had more than 1 million cosmetic procedures; the top five were:
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is recognized as the world’s leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body. ASAPS is comprised of over 2,600 Plastic Surgeons; active members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. International active members are certified by equivalent boards of their respective countries. All members worldwide adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and must meet stringent membership requirements.
To discuss your cosmetic procedure or treatment goals, call the office of ASAPS Member Brian S. Glatt, MD, FACS, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, at 973-889-9300.