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How much did people spend in 2010 on cosmetic surgery?

As for cosmetic surgical procedures, patients spent the most money on nose surgery; a whopping $1.086 billion. Yes, BILLION, with a B. Cosmetic surgeons, on average, made $4,306 per patient to perform rhinoplasty.
While on the minimally-invasive cosmetic side, BOTOX, once again, is king. People spent over $1 BILLION, while surgeons pulled in, on average, $375 [...]

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Cosmetic Surgery Regional Breakdown

Regionally speaking, those in the Pacific and Mountain time zones (Region 5) tend to get work done more often than those anywhere else in the US. The region that’s close on their heels is Region 1, New Englad and the Middle Atlantic states. Here’s regional breakdown:
Region 1:
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
Middle Atlantic [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats By The Numbers: 55+

Don’t count the baby boomers out! Including surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures, this age group accounts for 26% of all procedures performed in 2010 with 3.25 million.
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) – 100,378 procedures performed (up 3%)
Rhytidectomy (Facelift) – 74,382 (up 9%)
Dermabrasion – 27,407 (up 6%)
Nose Reshaping – 24,441 (up 2%)
Forehead Lift (Brow [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats By The Numbers: 40-49 Year Old’s

515,000+ middle aged people, both men and women, underwent cosmetic surgical procedures in 2010. Their age group accounts for 33% of all the cosmetic surgical procedures last year, and that number is up 3% over 2009.
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Eyelid Surgery – 88,501 procedures performed (up 3%)
Breast Augmentation – 82,666 (up 2%)
Liposuction – 81,163 (up [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats By The Numbers: 30-39 Year Old’s

Thirty-Somethings make up 23% of all the cosmetic surgical procedures from 2010. At just over 361,000, that’s a 3% increase over this same age groups’ 2009 numbers. Surprisingly, calf augmentation saw the biggest increase over 2009 at 62%, while lip augmentation saw the biggest drop down 20% over their 2009 numbers.
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Breast [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats By The Numbers: 20-29 Year Old’s

It seems there was no shortage of Twenty-Somethings partaking in cosmetic surgery last year. Surgical procedures in this age group was up 2% over 2009. Rounding out at 253,000 procedures, they make up 16% of the surgical cosmetic procedures performed.
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Breast Augmentation – 90,273 performed (up 4%)
Nose Reshaping – 75,546 (down 3%)
Liposuction [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats By The Numbers: Teens

While teens (age 13-19) only make up 2% of the total number of cosmetic procedures performed in 2010, that is still over 218,000 teenagers. Here’s the breakdown:
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures in Teens
Nose Reshaping – 35,005 procedures performed
Gynecomastia (male breast reduction) – 13,530
Otoplasty (ear surgery) – 8,763
Breast Augmentaiton – 8,525
Liposuction – 3,205
There was no real [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats by the Numbers: Men

We know that women account for 91% of all cosmetic procedures from 2010, but let’s take a look at what the men have been up to.
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures for Men
Nose Reshaping – down 4% with 64,000 procedures performed
Eyelid Surgery – up 4% at 31,000
Liposuction – up 7% at 24,000
Gynecomastia (male breast reduction) – [...]

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2010 Cosmetic Surgery Stats by the Numbers: Age and Gender

The percentages are up across the board! Every age group and both genders EACH saw an increase in the number of cosmetic procedures in 2010 over the 2009 numbers. The middle age range makes up 48% of all cosmetic procedures undergone in 2010.
20-29
747,000 total cosmetic procedures – up 2%
30-39
2.4 million total cosmetic procedures – [...]

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Top Cosmetic Procedures of 2010

Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Breast Augmentation – up 2%
Nose Reshaping – down 1%
Eyelid Surgery – up 3%
Liposuction – up 2%
Tummy Tuck – up 1%
Breast augmentation tops the list, making it #1 5 years in a row! Within breast augmentation surgeries, silicone breast implants make up 60% of all procedures–up 10% from 2009’s numbers.
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