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Breast Reduction Surgery Statistics Announced

Posted on: March 14, 2015
By: DrDelgado

Miguel Delgado, M.D. Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon

Miguel Delgado, M.D.
Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon

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30,000 Questionnaires Sent

Each year the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) that was founded in 1967 publishes statistics for both cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures. Board Certified Physicians from many different specialties contribute to ASAPS statistics.

A questionnaire was sent to 30,000 Board Certified Physicians, including; 7,500 plastic surgeons, 10,500 otolaryngologists, and 12,000 dermatologists. The questionnaires were compiled and analyzed by an independent research firm, Industry Insights, Inc. from Columbus, Ohio. The survey results were plus or minus a 3.45% error and a level of 95% confidence.

$12 Billion a Year on Cosmetic Procedures

For the past two years, Americans have spent $12 billion a year on cosmetic procedures; this is more than any year since 2008.

For 2014, breast reduction remains a very popular procedure with 114,470 cases reported, just slightly less than 2013 but with an increase of 139.1% since 1997.

Breast Reduction Most Patient Pleasing Procedure

Miguel Delgado, M.D. states that breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty remains one of the most patient pleasing procedures that he performs.

Before and After Breast Reduction

This is a 58-year-old San Rafael resident who was seen at the Novato office in Marin County for breast reduction. She is 5 feet 4 inches, 148 pounds. She underwent an inverted -T breast reduction at the Marin County Surgery Center. She had 400 grams removed from her right and 600 from her left side. She went from a size DDD to size C. The photographs are seen eight months after her surgery, note the scar to be fading nicely.

For non-surgical procedures, Botox remains number one, year after year! Botox has an astounding increase of 6407% since 1997.

Call Today!

If you have been considering breast reduction surgery, you are invited to call (415 898-4161) or email (info@dr-delgado.com) for a personal consultation with Miguel Delgado, M.D.

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