Thousands of Americans Choose Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures in 2014: ASPS Report
Face is the most prominent part of the body from an aesthetic point of view. Any imbalance, lack of proportion, anomalies in the facial features, or signs of aging will usually show conspicuously on the face. Fortunately, advancements in facial cosmetic surgery procedures have led to effective and sustainable solutions to these aesthetic concerns.
Dr. Eric Yavrouian is an experienced facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon providing a wide range of surgical procedures for the face. Dr. Yavrouian receives patients from Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and surrounding communities. He enjoys strong support from his patients due to his commitment to achieving patient’s aesthetic goals in a poignant, predictable, and desirable manner.
Popularity of Facial Surgery Procedures
A recent report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has provided useful data and insights about the trends in various categories of cosmetic surgery procedures. According to the report, thousands of American women and men are choosing facial plastic and reconstructive procedures every year for the last several years. Information on specific facial surgery procedures in the United States is outlined in the report as follows:
Cheek Implant (Malar Augmentation)
Cheek implants are the most effective way to restore volume to cheeks, improve the facial contour, and make the face appear less wrinkled or saggy. As per the ASPS data collected from 2000 to 2014, the popularity of cheek implant surgery has grown by 17% over these years. In 2014, a total of 12,199 procedures were performed.
Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)
Chin augmentation surgery may involve implants or grafting technique in some cases. Recessive chin can be built with this procedure to make it more proportionate with the rest of the face. The number of chin augmentation surgery procedures performed in 2014 stood at 18,136.
Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
Ear pinning or ear reshaping surgery may be performed on children as well as adults. Disproportionately large or protruding ears can be corrected with this procedure. In 2014, the number of ear surgeries performed was 22,167.
Upper or lower eyelid surgery is a procedure designed to rejuvenate the appearance of eyes by reducing fine lines, wrinkles and excess skin or fat around the eyelids. More than 206,500 eyelid surgery procedures were carried out in 2014.
Facelift surgery is a comprehensive procedure to reduce wrinkles and fine lines from the face, and restore a more youthful overall facial appearance. A total of 128,266 facelift surgeries were performed in 2014. Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Yavrouian provides this procedure to patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and other areas.
Nose surgery or rhinoplasty has consistently ranked among the top five most popular surgical procedures in the US. A total of 217,124 rhinoplasty procedures were performed in 2014. The procedure is designed to improve the shape or size of the nose to make it more attractive and proportionate to the rest of the face.
Other Facial Surgeries
Other popular facial procedures in 2014 included forehead lift (42,119 surgeries), lip augmentation surgery (26,025 surgeries), and neck lift (55,173 procedures), among others.
For more information about treatments and procedures by Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Eric J. Yavrouian, serving patients in and around Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and the Greater Los Angeles, CA area call 818-241-2150 or click here to contact him for a consultation.