More than 23 million cosmetic and non-surgical procedures were performed in 2013, according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Iran is among Top 10 countries for cosmetic surgery.
The United States topped the international chart, with almost 4 million people going under the knife or needle, followed by Brazil with more than 2 million procedures. More than 1.7 million breast operations were performed last year, making it the most popular cosmetic surgery worldwide, followed by liposuction, eyelid surgery, lipostructure and rhinoplasty.
Women were by far the biggest consumers in the cosmetic surgery market, making up almost 90 per cent of all procedures in the world – more than 20 million.
Men underwent more than 3 million procedures, mostly rhinoplasty, breast reduction and eyelid surgery.
Penis enlargements were most popular in Germany, where almost 3,000 men had the operation, followed be Venezuela, Spain and Mexico.
According to BAAPS, “boob jobs”, eyelid surgery and facelifts are most popular among women in the UK, while men prefer nose and eyelid surgery, as well as breast reductions.