What is the Average Age of Patients?
The average age of someone who has cosmetic surgery is 41. Younger people tend to have nose reshaping, known as rhinoplasty, breast enhancement and liposuction. Older people have more facelifts, breast lifts and eyelid surgery.
What is the Most Common Procedure for Women?
Breast enhancement is the most common cosmetic surgery among women. Other popular cosmetic surgeries in women include liposuction, breast reduction, tummy tuck and cosmetic eyelid surgery.
What is the Most Common Procedure for Men?
Liposuction is the most common cosmetic surgery procedure performed on men. Other popular cosmetic surgeries for men include nose reshaping, cosmetic eyelid surgery, male breast reduction and cosmetic ear surgery.
What Percentage of Procedures are Performed on Men?
Men had more than 750,000 cosmetic procedures in 2010, about 8 percent of all cosmetic surgeries (compared to 8.6 million for women). That may sound like a small percentage, but it represents an 88 percent increase since 1997.
Does a Plastic Surgeon Need Special Authorization?
No special approval or board certification is required to perform cosmetic surgery in the United States. But it’s a good thing to look for in a surgeon. Dr. Chang is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons.