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in 2016 $16.4 billion was spent on procedures

Cosmetic Surgery 2016 Statistics

Recently, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released information on cosmetic procedures performed in 2016. The ASPS National Clearinghouse of Plastic Surgery Procedural Statistics has been produced since 2000 and represents a comprehensive estimate of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed by American Board of Plastic Surgery surgeons. The increase in procedures from 2015 to 2016,…

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Cosmetic Surgery vs Plastic Surgery — What’s the Difference?

Many people wonder about the difference between cosmetic surgery vs plastic surgery. The simplest answer is that cosmetic surgery is a type of plastic surgery. Plastic surgery encompasses both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and surgeries that treat burns, the hands, the head and the face. Microsurgery is a type of plastic surgery. Plastic comes from…