Are you one of the millions of men or women throughout the US that has had a cosmetic procedure? The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates that there were 15.1 million cosmetic procedures done in 2013. Of this amount, 1.7 million were surgical and 13.4 million were minimally-invasive. Can you guess the top surgical procedure? You probably guessed right. About 290,224 breast augmentations were done in 2013. The top minimally-invasive procedure was Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox), which was injected into 6.3 million anatomic areas.
Cosmetic procedures are becoming more commonplace as access to doctors, hospitals, and offices that offer them is increasing. Since 2000, the total number of minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures has grown by 144%. There are constantly new devices and techniques being developed in this field. Be sure you are up to date on the latest trends.