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Recent Statistics In The American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery or ASAPS

Cosmetic Surgery | Plastic Surgeon | Calabasas | San Fernando CAIn the most recent, i.e. the 18th annual statistical data report released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the figures spent on plastic surgery in the United States in the year 2013 were unraveled. It was clearly observed that Americans have spent nearly close to 12 million dollars on cosmetic or plastic surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Out of the 10 million surgical procedures that were performed in the year 2014, the cosmetic procedures that were more frequently performed from one year to the next were buttock augmentation, non-surgical fat reduction and labiaplasty.

Apart from this, it seems that more men are getting pulled into the clutches of aesthetically-enhancing cosmetic procedures, surgical and nonsurgical, showing a drastic increase in cosmetic surgery procedures over the course of the last 5 years.

Below are the top 5 most frequently performed surgical procedures for men and women in the year 2014 –
-Nose Surgery or Rhinoplasty
-Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty
-Eyelid Surgery
-Liposuction; and
-Breast Augmentation

And below are the top 5 most frequently performed non-surgical procedures for men and women in the year 2014 –
-Hair Removal
-Chemical Peel
-Hyaluronic Acid; and
-Botulinum Toxin

Some of the cosmetic procedures mentioned above, including a few other popular procedures, did decrease in frequency of performance in the year 2014, such as breast augmentation surgery, ear surgery, and injectables. Even though the public at large had reduced having cosmetic surgeries performed on them, it is very evident that men, as much as women, have been flocking to plastic surgeons to have different types of cosmetic procedures, surgical and non-surgical, done on them too. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has observed that the percentage of men getting surgical and non-surgical procedures performed on them had gone up by 43% in the year 2014.

The ASAPS also observed the increases and decreases in percentages of certain surgical, non-surgical and anti-aging procedures that were being opted for by men from the year 2010 to 2014. There are as follows –

Surgical Procedures:

-Male Breast Reduction

-Facelift; and


Non-Surgical Procedures:

-Intense Pulsed Light

-Nonsurgical skin tightening

-Hyaluronic Acid; and

-Botulium Toxin

The ASAPS also observed that the number of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed on men have increased by 273% since the year 1997, based on statistical data collected and analyzed by the ASAPS. And it is believed that this trend is only going to go upward rather than downward in the future. These days, men want to look handsome and youthful just as much as the women because they feel that they exuberate a better personality and higher energy levels when they look good. Looking good amounts to feeling good too – according to the accomplished plastic surgeons of the ASAPS.

The ASAPS is made up of nearly 2600 plastic surgeons, one of whom is Dr. Bijan Farah who heads the Rejuvenate Medical Spa located at 17130 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA 91316. He and his team of professional experts perform state-of-the-art and innovative aesthetic cosmetic procedures using modern technology.

See all Medical Spa Non-Surgical Procedures Dr. Bijan Farah performs on patients in Encino, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando, Calabasas, CA, and surrounding communities. Schedule a consultation now.

New Report From American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) – Only Med-Spa Related Items


Plastic Surgery | Medical Advancements | Encino | Sherman Oaks CAA recent report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), surveying the progress and consumer trends in the Plastic Surgery Sector, found ample reports suggesting the development for the year ahead. With over 7,000 members, the Society is accepted as a leading source on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.

“The demand for plastic surgery continues to grow as medical advancements are made and technology improves resulting in a wider array of options for patients,” said ASPS President Scot Glasberg, MD.

The below report summarizes the key findings and is an indicator of the preferences rated as the top five cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures of 2014 and includes items available in the med spa:

Botox This minimally invasive cosmetic surgery has shot up by 6 percent within the last year, and has sky rocketed in demand by 743 percent since the year 2000. It is also rated as one of the top five cosmetic minimally invasive procedures of 2014, boasting of anti-aging benefits with over 6.7 million procedures recorded.
Tissue fillers – Leading second in the top 5 cosmetic procedures, derma fillers were seen to increase by 3 percent, with 2.3 million in 2014, as compared to 2.2 million, as recorded in 2013. Out of the various choices available, Radiesse leads in anti-aging consumer trends followed by collagen and Porcine/bovine based fillers .The choice of human-based fillers such as Cosmoderm, cosmoplas, Cymetra have seen the most decrease, by -83 percent.
Microdermabrasion – Although one of leading treatments of choice, microdermabrasion was down by 9 percent in 2014, with 881,905 in 2014, as compared to 970,343 in 2013.
Chemical peels – 1.2million procedures in 2014, show a 3 percent increase when compared to 2013.
Laser hair removal A popular choice, with an increase of 3 percent from 2013, showing an annual increase of 1.1 million
Cellulite reduction- According to the report, cellulite reduction has seen a slow but steady decrease with 29,318 recorded in 2013, to 29,243 in 2014.
Butt augmentation-The comparison of the present year from 2013
One of the fastest growing procedures to be noted is butt augmentation, where fat grafting was seen to jump up to 15 percent. Butt Implants increased by 1,863 procedures resulting in an 98 percent increase. Butt lifts as well, were seen to increase by 44 percent from 2013 to 2014.
Plastic surgery among men- According to the ASPS”s 2014 report – Men partaking in plastic surgery seem to rise, with a special focus on pectoral implants and male breast reductions. For pectoral implants – the procedures have increased at a rate of 205 percent, following which 29 percent was seen as an increase for male breast reductions.


In terms of beauty and minimal evasive treatments – the ASPS found that there was an overall increase of minimal evasive surgeries where the figures showed 13.4 million in 2013, but in 2014 – the result was 13.9. Out of these results cosmetic results were seen to rise by 1 percent, to nearly 1.7 million procedures in 2014.

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