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2014 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics

Category: | Posted on: July 20, 2015 Updated on: February 7, 2019 | Author:

2014 Cosmetics Plastic Surgery Statistics

Curious about cosmetic plastic surgery in numbers? Midwest Breast & Aesthetic Surgery sifted through a year’s worth of data and analyses to give patients or potential patients a comprehensive look at people’s cosmetic choices for 2014.

We listed down the top surgical and minimally-invasive procedures and went one step further by indicating corresponding increases and decreases in demand for each. Overall, there’s been a general decrease in top surgical procedures matched by a majority increase in minimally-invasive ones.

Liposuction remains a favorite among patients, reflected by a 5% increase – the highest among cosmetic surgery types. Chemical peels, on the other hand, manifested a 7% increase – topping botulinum toxin type A’s (popularly called Botox) increase by a percent.

Of course, plastic surgery also has its reconstructive side, which registered 5.7 million procedures last year alone. The total number of the top 5 cosmetic surgeries done in the same period – 1.6 million – pale in comparison. But minimally-invasive procedures overwhelm both with 13.9 million in total from its own list of patients’ favorites.

About the Author


Dr. Ergun Kocak, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast using DIEP, SIEA GAP, TUG, PAP, and direct-to-implant, in Columbus and Cincinnati, OH.
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*Our blog entries are written in order to further educate our patients and raise awareness towards topics related to plastic surgery. Any solutions offered on this blog are intended to help possible patients develop educated decisions before undergoing a consultation with our doctors.

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