Top 5 Plastic Surgery Procedures in America

Posted: September 30, 2020
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A young woman in shorts and a green bikini top smiles while walking in the oceanPlastic surgery remains a growing industry in America. Not only do plastic surgeons’ offices across the country stay busy, it’s also borne out by the statistics: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says 18 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2019. About 16 million of those procedures were minimally invasive, an increase of 2 percent from the previous year. Cosmetic surgical procedures remained about the same as the previous year.

The Top 5 cosmetic surgeries last year were:

  1. Breast augmentation: 299,715 procedures
  2. Liposuction: 265,209 procedures
  3. Eyelid surgery: 211,005 procedures
  4. Nose reshaping: 207,284 procedures
  5. Facelift: 123,685 procedures

Breast augmentation ranks as the top surgery year after year, for multiple years running. All of these surgeries are tailored to your body and your goals by Dr. Zinsser. One of the great things about surgical rejuvenation is the long-lasting nature of the results, which can last a decade or longer (or even a lifetime) without the need for revisions.

The Top 5 minimally invasive cosmetic treatments were:

  1. BOTOX® Cosmetic: 7.7 million procedures
  2. Soft tissue fillers: 2.7 million procedures
  3. Chemical peels: 1.3 million procedures
  4. Laser hair removal: 1 million procedures
  5. IPL treatment: 685,755 procedures

Americans prize non-surgical treatments for their minimal upfront investment, minimal downtime, non-invasiveness and fast results. Although the results tend to be less significant and lasting than surgery, they serve an important purpose and are chosen by many of our patients.

Whether you want a surgical procedure, a non-surgical treatment or a combination, Zinsser Plastic Surgery is here to help you plan all aspects of your beautification. We discuss all portions of treatment planning with you, including surgery, recovery, cost, financing and more. We know our guests want beautiful, lasting results, and we are here to make that possible.

If you are considering a cosmetic procedure and live in Richmond or the surrounding areas, experienced plastic surgeon Dr. John Zinsser is ready to help you make this important decision. He provides clear information and is personally committed to helping his patients look and feel amazing. To arrange an appointment, please call us at 804-474-9805.

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