According to recent statistics released by a major plastic surgery center, 87.8 percent of cosmetic surgeries performed in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in 2016 were conducted on women while men accounted for just 12.2 percent, Al-Watan daily reported.

Liposuction and rhinoplasty surgeries ranked top among cosmetic surgeries performed in a number of Gulf countries, according to the study. Other popular cosmetic surgeries included lip augmentation, and face and eye lifts, it said.

Dr. Nader Saab, plastic surgeon and owner of the center that conducted the study, said the most popular cosmetic surgeries are rhinoplasty and liposuct