2009 Cosmetic Survey Shows 17 Million Procedures
The Academy chose a different approach this year, polling random physicians as well as its own members for the survey. The results show numbers higher than ever seen before.
- AACS members have seen an 8% increase in cosmetic procedures despite the economic recession.
- Procedures that increased markedly over the last 5 years include the tummy tuck, blepharoplasty, nose surgery, chemical peels and wrinkle fillers.
AACS President and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Mark Berman comments, â€œAs the economy recovers slowly but surely, we are seeing patients come back and feel better about doing some things for themselves that maybe theyâ€™d been putting off for a while.
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