Statistics show cosmetic procedure rise
The latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) show a double figure increase in cosmetic procedures, 12%, from 2012 to 2013, demonstrating quite clearly the rise in demand for both surgery and non-invasive procedures. In the UK, the British Association for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (BAAPS) showed a 17% increase in the same period for surgical procedures. This growth for the industry is exciting and comes at a time when we are seeing more advancements than ever before. The statistics echo the findings here at LBPS, where we have seen a rise in cosmetic procedures from 2012 to 2013.
Interestingly there was a 58% increase in the number of buttock surgeries performed, according to ASAPS, something that tallies with our findings of increased interest in buttock enhancement, both surgical and non surgical. Anti aging procedures are also on the rise, with injectables up by 21%.
At LBPS, we have seen that the number one procedure for women is still breast augmentation, compared to second position for this procedure in the states. Nose surgery and Liposuction were the number ones for men at LBPS, demonstrating quite clearly that men are taking an ever increasing percentage of the cosmetic procedure market and it is no longer seen as ‘vain’ for men to undergo procedures.
Our specialist treatments, Silhouette lift, Lip Lift, Hairline Lowering, Scar Revision and Fat Grafting all increased and all exceeded the percentage rise seen at BAAPS. LBPS is unrivalled for levels of expertise and specialist treatments under one roof.
We are pleased to see that the industry is in growth, and support fully the changes and improvements to increase efficacy and safety of patients.