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Cosmetic Procedures Up in U.S.

Nearly 11.5 Million Surgical and Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures Done in 2006

Men's Cosmetic Surgery continued...

Here are men's top five cosmetic surgeries for 2006:

  1. Liposuction: 53,263 surgeries
  2. Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty): 33,143 surgeries
  3. Eyelid surgery: 27,602 surgeries
  4. Male breast reduction (gynecomastia): 23,670 surgeries
  5. Facelift: 14,051 surgeries

The top five nonsurgical procedures for men are as follows:

  1. Botox injection: 300,472 procedures
  2. Laser hair removal: 166,557 procedures
  3. Hyaluronic acid (Hylaform, Restalyne): 73,634 procedures
  4. Microdermabrasion: 71,102 procedures
  5. Laser skin resurfacing: 48,451 procedures

Men's cosmetic surgery decreased by 9% and nonsurgical procedures fell 3% since 2005.

Since 1997, men's cosmetic surgeries are down 2% but nonsurgical cosmetic procedures for men rose 722% during that time, the ASAPS notes.

Teens and Plastic Surgery

People 18 and younger account for less than 2% of cosmetic procedures done in 2006.

Their top five cosmetic surgeries in 2006 are:

  1. Nose reshaping: 16,477 surgeries
  2. Cosmetic ear surgery (otoplasty): 10,555 surgeries
  3. Liposuction: 3,226 surgeries
  4. Breast augmentation: 3,087 surgeries
  5. Breast reduction (girls): 2,696

Here are the top five nonsurgical procedures for people 18 and younger in 2006:

  1. Laser hair removal: 59,650 procedures
  2. Microdermabrasion: 39,592 procedures
  3. Chemical peel: 11,864 procedures
  4. Botox injection: 7,915 procedures
  5. Hyaluronic acid (Hylaform, Restalyne): 5,423 procedures

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