ASPS: More than $16 Billion Spent on Cosmetic Plastic Surgery in 2016

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Fillers & Injectables , Research and Publications


Americans spent more than ever before – $16 billion – on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally-invasive procedures in 2016, according to a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

The new report also breaks down the national average cost of surgical and minimally invasive procedures.

Among the more popular cosmetic surgical procedures and their related costs were:

Breast augmentation (290,467 procedures): national average cost of $3,719

Liposuction (235,237 procedures): national average cost of $3,200

Nose reshaping (223,018 procedures): national average cost of $5,046

Tummy tuck (127,633 procedures): national average cost of $5,798

Buttock augmentation (18,489 procedures) national average cost of $4,356

Among the more popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedures and their related costs were:

Wrinkle treatment injections (botulinum toxin type-A, such as Botox®, Dysport®) (7 million procedures): national average cost of $385 

(Bigger picture: Botox Cosmetic, which just  turned 15 has brought in sales of roughly $21.1 billion since it came on the market in 2002.)

Hyaluronic acid fillers (2 million procedures): national average cost of $644

Chemical peel (1.3 million procedures): national average cost of $673

Microdermabrasion (775,014 procedures): national average cost of $138

Laser treatments (Intense Pulsed Light) (656,781 procedures): national average cost of $433

The national average cost of breast augmentation surgery decreased 2.7 percent from 2015. The cost for liposuction increased 6.1 percent and nose reshaping increased 5.6 percent. Botulinum toxin type A injections increased by less than 1 percent from 2015, while hyaluronic acid costs increased 5 percent and chemical peels increased 5.7 percent compared to 2015.

 

 

 

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