More than 20 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed worldwide in 2014. Statistics figures released Wednesday by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the leading international organization of cosmetic plastic surgery with over 2700 skilled surgeons in 95 countries.
Botulinum toxin remains the most popular cosmetic procedure, both in men and in women. As for the surgery, breast augmentation is the highest among those women while blepharoplasty (eyelid lift) prevails in men.
Site ISAPS has the full report: “We have improved our survey methodology to take account of a detailed profile of our area” noted Susumu Takayanagi, President of the organization. “Our company is committed to take strong analytical practices in creating this valuable report.”
The three countries that have made most of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures in 2014 were: the United States with 20.1% (4,064,571 operations), Brazil (10.2% ) and Japan (6.2%). France appears seventh with 416,148 operations (2.1%).