Plastic Surgery Blog: The Top 25 Countries Performing Cosmetic Procedures

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) has published their a survey of of plastic surgery procedures to coincide with their 20th annual congress held this week in San Fransisco.

The ISAPS Survey finds the following top 25 countries where the most surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures were performed in 2009.

No surprise to find that the US was number one followed by China, Brazil, India, and Mexico to round up the top five countries for cosmetic procedures. Now that’s the interesting part, emerging countries like China and India making it in the top five.

Here’s the complete list of the top 25 countries found in the survey by ISAPS:

  1. United States
  2. China
  3. Brazil
  4. India
  5. Mexico
  6. Japan
  7. South Korea
  8. Germany
  9. Turkey
  10. Spain
  11. Argentina
  12. Russia
  13. Italy
  14. France
  15. Canada
  16. Taiwan
  17. United Kingdom
  18. Colombia
  19. Greece
  20. Thailand
  21. Australia
  22. Venezuela
  23. Saudi Arabia
  24. Netherlands
  25. Portugal

Also, the ISAPS Global Survey finds that liposuction was one of the highest performed procedures, followed by breast augmentation. Upper eyelid lifts, nose restructurings, and tummy tucks made up the rest of the top five performed cosmetic surgery procedures.

Botox was the leading non-surgical procedure in demand.

Interesting information eh?

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