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According to the ASPS 2010 plastic surgery statistics report, the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2010 was breast augmentation (augmentation mammaplasty).
1,555,614 cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2010 and 296,203 of these procedures were for breast augmentation.
Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
Breast augmentation 296,203
Eyelid surgery 208,764
Number of Breat Augmentation Procedures by Year
Silicone implants were used in 60% of all breast augmentations in 2010. Most breast augmentation procedures are performed on women between the ages of 30 and 39.
Breast Augmentation Procedures by Age Group (2010)
Age Number % of total
13-19 8,525 3%
20-29 90,273 30%
30-39 107,638 36%
40-54 82,666 28%
55 and over 7,101 2%
The national average surgeon/physician fee of breast augmentation was $3,351 with a total expenditure of $992,432,214.
Breast implant figures 2003
Cosmetic Surgery Europe
Hispanics opting for plastic surgery
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