Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures in 2018

Top Plastic Surgery Procedures

It is not at all surprising to see the figure released by The American Society of Plastic Surgeon regarding the national plastic surgery details. According to the statistics, 17.5 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in the last year. This figure includes both surgical and non-surgical procedures. The trend sees an increase of 2% from 2017.

Breast augmentation, liposuction, nose reshaping, eyelid surgery, and tummy tuck are among the most popular surgical cosmetic procedures.

There was a huge demand for breast augmentation surgeries in the last year. Though other non-invasive treatments of body contouring have come up, liposuction remains the most frequently trusted and performed surgery to remove fat from the body.

Reshaping the nose was very popular, maybe due to the youngsters going in for selfies. A recent study shows that selfies show the nose 30% larger than it actually is and this fact drove people to get cosmetic surgery done on their nose! The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon says than 55% wanted to go in for nose reshaping as they wanted their selfies to reflect better.

Eyelid Surgery or Blepharoplasty is a popular surgery which includes both upper and lower lift forms. Since the upper lid surgery is done to improve the vision of the patient and is covered by health insurance, it is quite popular. Tummy Tuck refers to the procedure of removing excess skin. Many women go for this surgery post their pregnancy to lose the extra weight.

Some of the most popular non-surgical treatments of 2018 include Botox, soft tissue fillers, chemical peel, laser hair removal, and microdermabrasion. New options of dermal fillers come out often and hence, it is trusted and widely used. Chemical peels help in rejuvenating the skin and helps in giving your face a fresh look. Laser hair removal is offered in many practices and even in spas, making this procedure one of the most affordable one in the market.

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