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The Cost of Beauty

Brought to you by The Cost of Beauty Contemporary world exerts a huge pressure on society to look impeccable at all times and at all costs. Over 9 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed in the US in 2011. surgical nonsurgical number of procedures 18% 82% 63% 37% expenditures Women had almost 8.4 million 91%) of the total. Cosmetic procedures, The number increased over 208%0 in the last 15 years. The most popular surgical procedures for men and vwomen were: breast augmentation silicone gel implants breast lift abdominoplasty tummy tuck liposuction blepharoplasty eyelid surgery rhinoplasty gynecomastia male breast reduction blepharoplasty eyelid surgery liposuction facelift Americans spent nearly $10 billion on cosmetic procedures in 2011. $6.2 billion on surgical procedures, $1.7 billion on injectable procedures, $1.6 billion on skin rejuvenation procedures, and over $360 million on other nonsurgical procedures, including laser hair removal and laser treatment of leg veins. 5% 23% 16% Cosmetic surgical procedures by age group: 23% <19 20-29 30-39 33% 40-54 >55 In 2011, the top five Cosmetic surgical procedures were: liposuction 73.5% 325,332 breast augmentation 84.5% 316,848 abdominoplasty 93% 149,410 blepharoplasty 74% 147,540 breast lift 82% 127,054 Worth It Rating Having surpassed breast augmentation, liposuction: is now the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in the US. 2011 The total number of liposuction procedures increased by almost 13% from 2010-2011, with Over 300,000 procedures performed. 2010 In 2011, the top five nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were: Botulinum Toxin Type A 61% 2,619,739 hyaluronic acid 65% 1,206,186 laser hair removal 68% 919,802 microdermabrasion 60% 499,427 IPL laser treatment 53 439,161 Worth It Rating compared with the The number of previous year, giving grew by 5% procedures using 5.7 million procedures Botulinum Toxin performed in 2011. Type A Cities with the highest number of plastic surgeons for every 100,000 people Miami Atlanta 18 15.9 Dallas San FransiscO 10.5 10.5 Sacramento 10.3 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures in different areas: 19% Mountain and Pasific 15% New England and Middle Atlantic 31% East North and West North Central 16% 18% East South Central South Atlantic and West South Central Surgeon Fees Per Procedure (2011 National Average) Forehead lift $3,099 Rhinoplasty Blepharoplasty $4,246 $2,630 Lip augmentation $1,827 Otoplasty $2,987 Chin augmentation $2,259 Facelift $6,408 Breast augmentation $3,694 Gynecomastia $3,277 Buttock lift Abdominoplasty $4,498 $5,278 Liposuction Buttock augmentation $2,773 $3,878 *other than injectable materials How much can you pay for beauty? Money is tangible, expressed in numbers. Beauty, on the other hand, is difficult to grasp and define. Make sure you know how much it is worth before paying for it. The End Brought to you by Guide to Consumer Financial Products SOURCES: resources/statistics/2011-statistics/2011_Stats_Full_Report.pdf more-than-half-of-americans-approve-of-cosmetic-plastic-surgery 7937448.html?cat=8 O 2012

The Cost of Beauty

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It is common knowledge that beauty costs. It costs a lot. Contemporary world exerts a huge pressure on society to look impeccably at all times and at all costs. Show business and mass media together w...


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