The Top 10 Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Cosmetic Surgery increased by 5% in 2011 according the the American Society of Plastic Surgery. This includes a total of 13.8 million cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures combined.

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) announced that the total number of cosmetic treatments performed on women was 8.4 million while men accounted for 800,000 procedures. Regardless of the source, cosmetic surgery saw an increase last year.

The top five surgical procedures in 2011 according to the ASAPS were:


Breast augmentation

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

Eyelid surgery

Breast lift

In 2011, the top five minimally invasive procedures according to the ASAPS were:

Botulinum toxin type A

Hyaluronic acid-based fillers (for treatment of wrinkles)

Laser hair removal


Intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments (for treatment of skin redness and uneven skin tone)

Southern Surgical Arts and the Chattanooga, North Georgia and North Alabama markets also saw a rise in cosmetic surgery. All of the to procedures are offered by both Dr. Nease and Dr. Deal. If you are interested in a cosmetic surgery or minimally-invasive procedure, please contact one of our offices today and schedule your complimentary consultation.

Chattanooga, One North Shore: 423-266-3331
Calhoun: 706-629-8622

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