Liposuction very popular in US

Liposuction has surpassed breast augmentation as the most popular type of plastic surgery in the United States, according to a new industry study.

It also said that more plastic surgery is performed in the US than in any other country, CBS News reported.

In the US, liposuction now accounts for 18.8% of plastic surgery procedures, said the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

That's followed by breast augmentation (17%) and eyelid lifts (13.5%). Breast augmentation was the leading type of plastic surgery in the US for a decade, CBS News reported. - (August 2010)

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