These are plastic surgery’s hottest procedures right now, according to a report just released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
The report, issued January 9, 2023, covers international plastic surgery statistics for the year 2021.
Top 5 Plastic Surgery Procedures of 2021 Worldwide
According to a report by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, these are the 5 most popular plastic surgery procedures in the world:
- Liposuction — Up 24.8% for a total of 1.9M procedures.
- Breast Augmentation — Up 3.8% for a total of 1.6M procedures.
- Eyelid Surgery — Up 18% for a total of 1.4M procedures.
- Nose Job Surgery — Up 16.7% for a total of 995K procedures.
- Tummy Tuck — Up 29.5% for a total of 991K procedures.
Top 5 Non-Surgical Procedures of 2021 Worldwide
The top five nonsurgical procedures of the year were:
- Botox — 7.3M procedures.
- Dermal Fillers — 5.2M.
- Hair Removal — 1.8M.
- Non-Surgical Skin Tightening — 1M.
- Non-Surgical Fat Reduction — 730K
Top 5 Plastic Surgery Procedures for Women Worldwide
The women of the world were most interested in enhancing or altering their breasts through breast augmentation surgery, which was the most popular plastic surgery procedure for women, followed by liposuction, and eyelid surgery. Though breast augmentation remains a popular procedure, the number of breast augmentation surgeries performed in 2021 increased by just 3.8 percent, while the number of liposuction procedures increased by almost 25 percent, and the number of tummy tucks performed was up almost 30 percent.
- Breast Augmentation — 1.65M procedures.
- Liposuction — 1.625M.
- Eyelid Surgery — 1.1M.
- Tummy Tuck — 904K.
- Breast Lift — 781K.
Top 5 Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men Worldwide
The men of the world weren’t interested in getting breast augmentation themselves, but were instead focused on their eyes, with eyelid surgery being the world’s most popular plastic surgery procedure for males, followed by two popular procedures that are weight-related: Gynecomastia surgery, and liposuction.
- Eyelid Surgery — 303K.
- Gynecomastia Surgery — 282K.
- Liposuction — 277K.
- Rhinoplasty — 256K.
- Facial Fat Grafting — 110K.
Botox Injections Were World’s Most Popular Non-Surgical Procedure in Every Age Group
In every age group defined by the report, Botox injections were the most common and most popular non-surgical aesthetic procedure. Patients for whom Botox was the most popular procedure included 18-year-olds, 19-34-year-olds, 35-50-year-olds, 51-64-year-olds, and patients aged 65 and over.
The United States, with 4.25% of the world’s population, accounts for. 15.5% of total plastic surgery procedures performed worldwide.Fact derived from data found in ISAPS’s International Survey on Aesthetic/Cosmetic Procedures, January 9, 2023.
12.84 Million Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Performed Worldwide
According to the international report, more than 12.4-million plastic surgery procedures were performed: 12,840,688. That amounts to more than 35,179 plastic surgery procedures being done somewhere in the world every single day of the year.
17.59 Million Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures
In total throughout the year 2021, 17,598,888 million nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed on men and women. That amounts to just over 48,216 nonsurgical aesthetic procedures being performed across the world for every day of 2021.
The United States Remains the Country With the Most Plastic Surgeons
According to an annual statistics report by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the United States remains the country with the most plastic surgeons in the world. Despite that surprising fact, the United States reportedly has just 7,500 plastic surgeons, or an average of only 150 plastic surgeons per state. That’s 1 U.S. plastic surgeon for every 44,253 members of the U.S. population as of 2021, of 331.9-million.
The United States is Where the Most Plastic Surgery Procedures Were Performed
According to ISAPS’s annual stat report, the country where the most plastic surgery procedures in the world were performed is the United States of America.
More than 1.9-million plastic surgery procedures were performed on some portion of the U.S.’s population of 331.9-million as of 2021. In total, 1,992,296 plastic surgery procedures are estimated to have been performed by the United States’ 7,500 plastic surgeons in 2021.
According to the report’s statistical figures, just 1 in every 166 people living in the United States got plastic surgery in 2021.
These procedures ranged from liposuction as the most popular, to breast augmentation, rhinoplasty or nose job surgery, and eyelid surgery, among others.
The United States is Where Most Surgical Procedures Were Performed
According to the report’s statistical figures, 1 in every 61 people living in the United States received some form of nonsurgical aesthetic procedure in 2021, ranging from Botox to dermal fillers, laser hair removal, and other similar cosmetic work not involving incisions and surgery.
In all, 5,355,604 non-surgical cosmetic treatments were reportedly performed by plastic surgeons in the United States in 2021.
And those are the top most popular plastic surgery procedures of the world, according to a report just published one day ago on January 9, 2023, by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Read the report in full.