Cosmetic Surgery in Liverpool

The latest BAAPS statistics to be released week commencing 1st February 2010

Feel Younger Cosmetic Surgery of Liverpool based at Rodney Street have been liaising with the BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic & Plastic Surgeons) this week with reference to the latest Cosmetic Surgery trends and statistics in the UK.

The BAAPS compiles a press release on a yearly basis, which make headlines nationally and locally in the newspapers, on the radio and on television.  They are currently compiling these figures to reveal which cosmetic procedures for men and women have been most popular during 2009. 

Mr Ali Juma, a local leading Plastic Surgeon and Cosmetic Surgeon in Liverpool, Merseyside and Chester is looking forward to the press release in relation to how these figures mirror trends for Cosmetic Surgery in the Liverpool area , other localities and in comparison to the figures from last year:

Highlights of 2008:

  • 34,187 surgical procedures were carried out by BAAPS members in 2008, over a 5% increase from 2007, when 32,453 were performed
  • Breast augmentation was once again the most popular procedure for women with 8,439 performed (up 30% from 2007) this year
  • Women had 31,183 procedures in 2008, up from 29,572 (an increase of over 5%)
  • Abdominoplasty(tummy tucks) also had a striking increase for both men and women with 3,638 procedures carried out, a rise of 30% from 2007, when only 2,799 were performed.
  • The majority of cosmetic surgery is still carried out on women (91%), while male surgery increased by over 4% with 3,004 surgical procedures carried out (2,881 in 2007)
  • Male breast reduction moved into the top five procedures for men (taking over from facelifts as the 5th most popular) increasing by a staggering 44%with 323 procedures this year (Only 22 were performed in 2003 – an increase of well over 1000%!)
  • Rhinoplasty continued to be the top procedure for men, with 698 undertaken by BAAPS members (without much of a change from 2007) but by far the most impressive percentage rise was in the number of male brow lift procedures, which went up by 60%
  • Otoplasty (ear correction) increased by 23% with 1,260 procedures (up from 1,024 last year) carried out on both men and women.

A total of 34,187 procedures were carried out in 2008 by BAAPS members in their private practices, compared to 32,453 in 2007. The 2008 results indicate that surgical numbers continue to grow, with a 5.4% rise over the previous year.

The top surgical procedures for men & women in 2008 were, in order of popularity:

  • Breast augmentation:                 8,449 – up 30% from last year
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery):  5,130 – down 10%
  • Face/Neck Lift:                         4,547 – up 1.7%
  • Breast Reduction:                      3,845 – up 13%
  • Abdominoplasty:                        3,638 – up 30%
  • Liposuction:                               3,249 – down 29%
  • Rhinoplasty:                              3,065 – up 1.5%
  • Otoplasty (ear correction):         1,260 – up 23%
  • Brow lifts                                  1,004 – up 4%

Womenhad 91% of all cosmetic procedures in 2008 (31,183, up from 29,572 in 2007). The top five surgical procedures for women in 2008 were: breast augmentation (8,439), blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery (4,520 – down 12% on last year), face/neck lift (4,355, a rise of 2.8%), abdominoplasty or tummy tucks (3,526 – up an impressive 30.5%), and breast reduction (3,522, an increase of 11%).

Menhad 3,004 cosmetic procedures in 2008 (up from 2,881 in 2007).  The top five surgical procedures for men in 2008 were: rhinoplasty (698, down by 2.5%), eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty (610, an increase of 9%), ear correction or otoplasty (508, a staggering increase of 21.5%), liposuction (479, a decrease of 18%) and male breast reduction (323, an impressive rise of 44%).

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