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Press Release American Society Plastic Surgeons April 19, 2023

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Steady at 7.5 Million Despite Economic Recession


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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - - - The number of people having cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2001 remained stable at 7.5 million despite the first recession in a decade, the highest unemployment levels in seven years and a 7-year low in consumer confidence, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announced today in release of its expanded 2001 statistics.

ASPS 2001 expanded statistics represent patients having procedures performed by member plastic surgeons certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) as well as other physicians certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties-recognized boards.

"These statistics show that cosmetic plastic surgery has moved beyond the notion of being an exclusive privilege of the rich and famous," noted ASPS President Edward Luce, MD, Cleveland. "Even in a difficult year economically with a recession intensified by the terrible events of September 11, people continued to consider plastic surgery as a reasonable option to feel better about themselves, enhance their appearance or minimize signs of aging."

Overall, the five most popular surgical procedures in 2001, comprising 76 percent of all cosmetic surgical procedures performed, were nose reshaping, liposuction, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation and facelift.


For non-surgical procedures, the five most popular were chemical peel, microdermabrasion, Botox® injection, collagen injection and laser hair removal. The top five non-surgical procedures accounted for 81 percent of all non-surgical procedures.

Of the surgical procedures performed in 2001, nose reshaping, to change the shape or size of the nose, was the most popular with 370,968 patients. Liposuction, to remove fat from the body while improving body contour, was second with 275,463 patients. Eyelid surgery, which corrects drooping upper lids and puffy bags below the eyes, was third with 238,213 patients. Breast augmentation and facelift were fourth and fifth. Breast augmentation was performed on 219,883 women, while 124,531 people had facelifts.

For both chemical peels and microdermabrasion, more than one million people opted for each of these top non-surgical procedures in 2001 (1,338,419 chemical peels and 1,035,769 microdermabrasion procedures). Botox® injection was the third most popular non-surgical procedure with 855,846 patients. Collagen injections and laser hair removal were fourth and fifth with 796,526 and 687,721 performed on patients, respectively.

In addition to its 2001 expanded statistics, ASPS is the only source for a decade of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery statistics representing ABPS-certified plastic surgeons. In depth statistics are available through the National Clearinghouse of Plastic Surgery Statistics in the Media Center of the ASPS Web site,

ASPS, founded in 1931, is the largest plastic surgery organization in the world and the foremost authority on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For referrals to ABPS-certified plastic surgeons in your area and to learn more about cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, call ASPS at (888) 4-PLASTIC (888-475-2784) or visit


Cosmetic Surgery Statistics from 2001


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