Statistics

2011 Statistics from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The latest statistics from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) suggest that the average cost of surgical and non-surgical facial procedures may be decreasing.

In fact, only otoplasty (ear pinning), facial implants and chemical peels increased in cost in 2011. See our updated facial plastic surgery cost article to find out how much these procedures cost in 2011.

The new statistics also spotlight other trends in facial plastic surgery.

The most popular facial plastic surgeries in 2011 were:

  • Facelift
  • Rhinoplasty (nose job)
  • Laser skin resurfacing
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)

The most common non-surgical procedures in 2011 were:

  • Botox injections
  • Hyaluronic acid injections

The number of poly-l-lactic acid (Sculptra Aesthetic) injections and fat injections also increased slightly in 2011.

Women got more surgical and non-surgical procedures than men in 2011, except for hair transplants.

The most popular facial plastic surgeries for women of all ages in 2011 were:

  • Facelift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Ablative skin resurfacing
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Lip augmentation

The most common non-surgical procedures performed on women in 2011 included:

  • Botox
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Microdermabrasion

The most common surgical procedures for men in 2011 were:

  • Rhinoplasty
  • Revision surgeries
  • Hair transplants
  • Blepharoplasty

Topping the list of non-surgical procedures among men in 2011 were:

  • Botox
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Calcium hydroxyapetite (Radiesse)

Survey data was collected on the Web via Surveymonkey.com. In total, 91 AAFPRS members responded. On average, member surgeons performed 1,000 facial cosmetic and reconstructive procedures each in 2011.


  • Ormsby 50x50

    Marcia V. Ormsby, MD

    Annapolis Aesthetic Surgery, Inc.
    116 Defense Hwy.,
    #500
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (866) 899-0158


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    Ronald H. Schuster, MD

    10807 Falls Road, #100
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    (800) 572-1096


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    Brian R Buinewicz MD

    Buinewicz Plastic Surgery & Medspa
    3655 Route 202
    Suites 225 and 230
    Doylestown, PA 18902
    (800) 769-0037