The most popular cosmetic procedures and surgeries revealed

Cosmetic procedures continued to trend upward in 2017, driven by minimally invasive procedures like Botox, fillers and chemical peels, according to newly-published statistics.

Since 2000, these procedures have shot up by nearly 200 percent, according to the data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Cosmetic procedures - surgical and minimally invasive - increased by about two percent in 2017 over the previous year.

Breast reductions saw a surprising comeback with an 11 percent spike on the heels of news that celebrities like Ariel Winter and Amber Rose have gone under the knife for the procedure.

Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures and surgical face alterations drove the two percent increase in plastic surgeries in 2017

In 2017, plastic surgeons performed a total of 1.8 million invasive cosmetic surgeries, driven by faster growth for face-altering work, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). 


1. Breast augmentation

There were 300,387 breast augmentations performed in 2017. 

Breast augmentations have long been among the most popular body modifications, and became three percent more common in the last year. 

2. Liposuction

Liposuction to remove fat was done nearly 250,000 times in 2017. 

The procedure gained popularity beginning in the 1980s, and saw a five percent increase in the last year. 

3. Nose reshaping

Plastic surgeons did 218,924 procedures to alter the slopes, sizes and shapes of Americans noses last year. 

While nose jobs remain popular, the procedure fell slightly out of favor in 2017, with a two percent decrease from 2016. 

4. Eyelid surgery

This operation to tighten the appearance of eyelids were performed 209,000 times in 2017, tracking closely with the previous year.  

5. Tummy tuck

Tummy tucks continue to become increasingly popular and surgeons did two percent more of these procedures in 2017 than they did in 2016. 

In total, 129,573 tummy tucks were done in 2017.


1. Botox 

A total of 7.23

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