Demand for plastic surgery in the UK is on a dramatic increase according to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS).
The boom marks “the most impressive rise in demand” since the start of the recession in 2008, with the number of nose jobs, face lifts, and breast implant operations soaring by more than 10% in 2013 alone.
The biggest boom by far was in popularity for the liposuction procedure, which has risen by 41%, while breast augmentations continue to be the most commonly performed plastic surgery in the UK.
Eyelid surgery, face and neck lifts, breast reductions and nose jobs were also among the top ten procedures carried out in 2013, and all showed a significant increase in demand.
In total, 2013 saw 50,122 cosmetic procedures – a rise of 17% on the previous year – and while this growing demand is good news for the British economy, it also suggests the dark period of scandal that overshadowed the cosmetic industry in recent years is…Read more