RELEASE: Latest ISAPS Global Survey Reports Increase in Cosmetic Surgery Worldwide

Total surgical and non-surgical procedures increased by 11.

RELEASE: Latest ISAPS Global Survey Reports Increase in Cosmetic Surgery Worldwide

Total surgical and non-surgical procedures increased by 11.2%

MOUNT ROYAL, N.J., Sept. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) released the results of its annual Global Survey on Aesthetic/Cosmetic Procedures this week at the ISAPS Athens 2023 Olympiad World Congress. , which brought together more than 1,000 attendees from 90 countries to discuss the latest scientific research, innovations and techniques to improve patient safety in aesthetic plastic surgery.

The report shows an overall increase of 11.2% in procedures performed by plastic surgeons in 2022, with more than 14.9 million surgical procedures and 18.8 million non-surgical procedures performed worldwide.

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The report shows a continued increase in cosmetic surgery with an increase of 41.3% in the last four years.

Both surgical and non-surgical procedures showed increases since the last survey (16.7% and 7.2% respectively) with a significant 57.8% increase in non-surgical procedures over the last four years.

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Liposuction was the most common surgical procedure in 2022 as it was in 2021, with more than 2.3 million procedures and an increase of 21.1%. The top five surgical procedures were liposuction, breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, tummy tuck and breast lift replacing rhinoplasty in the top five. The most popular non-surgical procedures are botulinum toxin, hyaluronic acid, hair removal, chemical peels, and non-surgical fat reduction. Chemical peels enter the top five replacing non-surgical skin tightening.

Breast augmentation remains the most common surgical procedure for women, with 2.2 million procedures and a significant 29% increase compared to 2021. All breast procedures show remarkable growth over the previous year, with more than 4.4 million breast procedures and an increase of 25%.

Buttock augmentation shows the greatest increase in surgical procedures with 820,762 performed and an increase of 56.8%. Overall, body and extremity procedures increased by 25.3%. Head and face procedures remain the most popular, albeit with only a slight increase of 4.3% due to a slight decrease in the most common procedures: eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, and lip enhancement/perioral procedure. Eyelid surgery is being replaced by liposuction as the most popular surgical procedure among men.

To access the press release, the methodology and the report that includes detailed information by country, visit Detailed information is available for Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Greece, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Italy, Japan, Mexico, Romania, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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