Top 10 most popular surgical cosmetic procedures

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Nobody loves to go to a doctor, but when it comes to personal beauty many people put their fear aside. Annualy, about 13 million people undergo a cosmetic procedure in order to look better. The great majority of these procedures are minimally invasive procedures, such as a Botox treatment or the soft tissue treatment. In this list we investigate the procedures that require intervention by a surgeon, the so called surgical cosmetic procedures. What are the most popular surgical cosmetic procedures on a yearly basis? Here is a top 10 list!

Top 10 most popular surgical cosmetic procedures

  1. Ear surgery – 26,433
  2. Forehead lift – 46,931
  3. Dermabrasion – 73,433
  4. Breast lift – 90,679
  5. Tummy tuck – 115,902
  6. Facelift – 119,026
  7. Eyelid surgery – 196,286
  8. Liposuction – 204,702
  9. Nose reshaping – 243,772
  10. Breast augmentation – 307,180

Source: American Society of Plastic Surgery; 2011

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