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  • 2.8 Million: Number of Botox injections given in the U.S. in ’03.
  • 6.9 million: People who had a minimally invasive procedure in ’03.
  • 8.7 Million: People who had some cosmetic procedure in ’03.
  • 10 million: The estimated number of cosmetic patients who will have gone under the knife by the end of ’04.
  • 1.9 million: number of cosmetic surgery procedures done in ’01.

  • 354%: the increase in women’s fat injections in ’03 over the previous year.
  • 339%: the increase in Intense Laser Light procedures for women during ’02.
  • 175% the increase of laser resurfacing among women versus ‘02
  • 189%: the increase of facial and neck fat suction (Liposuction) procedures among U.S. women during ’02.
  • 90%: percentage of U.S. cosmetic and plastic surgeons who give Botox injections.
  • 82%: percentage of U.S. cosmetic surgery patients who are women.

  • $6542: average cost of a full face lift in the U.S. in ’03.
  • $4641: average cost of a nose job (rhinoplasty) in the U.S. in ’03.
  • $399: average cost of a single Botox procedure.
  • $9.4 Billion: The amount of money spent on all cosmetic procedures in the U.S. during ’03.

  • 49%: The percentage of women patients who say looking younger is the reason for getting facial procedures.
  • 49%: Percentage of women patients who have had multiple cosmetic procedures during the same year.
  • 44%: Percentage of mother & daughter patients who had cosmetic surgery together.
  • 38%: Percentage of couples who went under the knife together.
  • 35%: Percentage of cosmetic patients who received surgery as a gift.

  • Fast your fingertips!
  • 1 to 5: The top five minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in the U.S. in ’03. (Botox; chemical peel; microdermabrasion; hair removal and collagen injection.)
  • 1 to 5: The top five cosmetic surgical procedures in ’04. (Nose reshaping; liposuction; breast augmentation; eyelid surgery and face lift.)
  • 35 to 50: age group of patients who receive half of all cosmetic surgeries.
  • 19 to 34: age group of patients who receive 26 percent of cosmetic procedures.
  • 51 to 64: age group of patients who receive 24 percent of cosmetic surgeries.
  • 21: Days to recover from a tummy tuck.
  • 14: Days to recover from full face lift.
  • 7 -14: Days to recover from a deep chemical peel.
  • 1 to 4: Days to recover from fat injections.
  • 2: Days to recover from liposuction.
  • 0: Days to recover from Botox injections.
  • 0: Days to recover from Microdermabrasion.
(Sources: The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the America Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.)

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