2018 Plastic Surgery Statistics

Patient Education about Plastic Surgery Nationwide

Dr. Phillip Chang

Dr. Phillip Chang

Board Certified By The American Board of Plastic Surgeons.
Voted Top Plastic Surgeon in Loudoun, Virginia
Offices in Leesburg, Virginia.

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Plastic Surgery Statistics provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) suggest that plastic surgery numbers are increasing year over year.  

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Plastic Surgery Numbers Are Increasing!

According to statistics taken from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, cosmetic surgery procedures continue to increase year after year. These plastic surgery statistics and trends reflect what we see in our offices in Northern Virginia. 

$16.7 billion were spent on cosmetic procedures in 2017. There were 17.5 million cosmetic procedures in 2017; this represents an increase of 2% from the year before. 

There were 1.8 million cosmetic surgical procedures in 2017. This reflects an increase of 1% from the year before.

What Are The Most Common Plastic Surgery Procedures?

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics of Procedures in 13-19 year olds:

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics of Procedures in 20-29 years olds:

  • 827,000 total cosmetic procedures were performed in patients in their 20’s.
  • 260,000 of procedures performed in this age group were surgical.

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics of Procedures in 30-39 years olds:

  • 2.8 million total cosmetic procedures were performed in patients in their 30’s.
  • 387,000 of procedures performed in this age group were surgical.

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics of Procedures in 40-54 years olds:

  • 7.7M total cosmetic procedures were performed on patients in their 40’s.
  • 564,000 of procedures performed in this age group were surgical.

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics of Procedures in 55 and over:

  • 4.1M total cosmetic procedures were performed in patients in their 50’s.
  • 384,000 of procedures performed in this age group were surgical.Statistics of 

Plastic Surgery Statistics

  • 92% of all cosmetic procedures were performed in women.
  • 8% of all cosmetic procedures were performed in men.
  • The majority of procedures in order of ethnicity were Caucasians, Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans.
  • The top five plastic surgery procedures were breast augmentation, liposuction, nose reshaping and rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, and the tummy tuck. 

What is the American Society of Plastic Surgeons?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons in the world. With more than 7,000 members, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.

The ASPS comprises more than 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Consumers can visit the ASPS at PlasticSurgery.orgDr. Chang is a long-standing member of the ASPS. 

Finding the Best Plastic Reduction Surgeon in Virginia

Dr. Phillip Chang is known to be one of the best surgeons in Virginia after performing thousands of procedures for almost 20 years. His innovative techniques have been highlighted in national magazines and educational channels prompting patients across the country to send revision breast reduction procedures to his office in Northern Virginia outside of Washington, DC.  

Visit his office in Leesburg, Virginia in Loudoun County or fill out the contact form below for more information on how we can help you with your plastic surgery plans. 

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