THE MOST POPULAR SURGICAL PROCEDURES
Overall, there were nearly 1.7 million cosmetic surgical procedures performed in 2008. For the second straight year, breast augmentation topped the list with 307,000 performed, though that number represents a 12 percent decline from 2007.
Rhinoplasty eclipsed liposuction as the send-most popular cosmetic surgical procedure last year (279,000) despite a 2 percent decline from 2007, while lipousuction remained the third most popular cosmetic procedure in 2008 (245,000) despite a 19 percent drop from 2007.
Though still not considered a popular procedure, pectoral implants saw a three-fold gain from 2007 to 2008, jumping from 440 to 1,335!!
*Dr. G is one of very few surgeons across the WORLD performing this procedure (we are very proud to say).
Plastic Surgery News 2009