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2016 Plastic Surgery Statistics

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2016 Statistics

Cosmetic Treatments encourage a healthier aim of making us better humans. Our appearance is our identity which affects our personality way too much. Cosmetic surgeries are helping people in making their appearance better, prettier and younger which is why these treatments are becoming predominant all across the planet.

Statistics from the Americans Society of Plastic Surgeons shows a 4 percent growth in cosmetic surgeries from last year. It is an incredible difference which shows that more and more people are in for cosmetic surgical procedures to look their best.

Top 5 Cosmetic Procedures Performed in 2016

These top 5 cosmetic surgeries will help you understand the cosmetic sector trends over the year.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation procedures top the list with around 290, 467 surgeries in 2016 and an increase of 4% of surgeries performed in 2015.


Liposuction procedures have gained more popularity as the research shows a 6 percent increase in liposuction surgeries. It has been performed for over 235,237 times in the year 2016.


Rhinoplasty is the third most performed cosmetic surgery in 2016. There has been a growth of 2 percent with 223,018 nose reshaping surgeries in 2016.

Eyelid Surgery

In 2016, the number of clients of eyelid surgery increased 2 percent from the year 2015 with almost 209,020 surgeries.


There have been 131,106 surgeries performed in 2016 which is 4 percent more than the facelift surgeries performed in 2015. It can also be performed on specific areas like forehead which is affected by frown lines and wrinkles. Forehead or brow lift has also shown a 6 percent increase with around 43,038 surgeries in 2016.

Cosmetic surgeries are becoming really popular among people all over the world, it shows how people are more concerned about the appearance of breasts, contours of the body and outlook of their face. There have been a significant amount other cosmetic surgeries performed in 2016 such as;

Other Breast Procedures

The trend of getting a breast augmentation done has kept on growing and it is still one of the most performed cosmetic surgery procedures. Breast augmentation with breast implants is still supreme but now more people are ready for sculpting their breasts with the help of their own fat.

There has been a 15 percent increase in breast implant removal surgeries since the implants carry a risk of leakage or it has to be replaced after 10 to 15 years. Breast reduction surgeries are also being performed but the trend is not increasing, as shown by the study. Pectoral chest implants have also gained popularity. Around, 1153 pectoral implants surgeries have been performed over the year 2016.

Fat Grafting

Fat grafting is a less invasive technique. Implants are likely to require a removal surgery as well. Fat grafting also helps you eliminate extra fat from another body area which improves your body figure. The trend of buttock augmentation through fat grafts shows a growth of 26 percent from 2015.

Tummy Tuck

It’s true that liposuction is replacing tummy tuck procedures but it has still been prevalent in 2016 with almost 127,633 procedures which is mainly because it not only eliminates excess fat but tightens the abdominal skin also.


Labiaplasty procedures show an increase of 39 percent. The research shows that around 12,666 labiaplasty surgeries have been performed in 2016.

The data has been taken from the research conducted by The Americans Society of Plastic Surgery, which explains people behaviours towards the aesthetic surgeries.

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