Summary: The Aesthetic Society’s 2023 report reveals a 2.9% increase in surgical procedures from 2022 to 2023 and a 10.2% growth since 2019, highlights the launch of AlliedPro for nonsurgical professionals, and lists top procedures, with liposuction and breast augmentation leading among women and men.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Surgical Procedures Growth: There has been a 2.9% increase in surgical procedures from 2022 to 2023 and a 10.2% growth from 2019 to 2023, indicating a steady rise in demand for aesthetic plastic surgery.
  2. Top Procedures: The most performed surgical procedures include liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tuck, breast lift, and eyelid surgery, with liposuction leading among both women and men.
  3. Introduction of AlliedPro: The Aesthetic Society launched AlliedPro, a new membership program for nonsurgical aesthetic professionals, offering training and community support to enhance expertise and patient outcomes in the growing field of nonsurgical treatments.


The Aesthetic Society has released its 2023 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery National Databank report, revealing a 2.9% increase in surgical procedures from 2022 to 2023 and a 10.2% growth from 2019 to 2023. In collaboration with CosmetAssure, the report uses data from over 150,000 procedures performed by 762 surgeons, reviewed and standardized by experts.

“The landscape of aesthetic plastic surgery continues to evolve as evidenced by our annual report,” says Kiya Movassaghi, MD, FACS, president of The Aesthetic Society. “Surgical procedures are maintaining strong performance and as our previous reports have shown, nonsurgical treatments steadily rise. Our specialty is well-positioned to meet the dynamic needs and preferences of our patients, says Movassaghi. 

AlliedPro Membership

“We welcome AlliedPro, our new membership program that offers training and community for our nonsurgical aesthetic professionals, fostering their expertise in the field while enhancing patient outcomes as nonsurgical procedures are in demand,” she adds.

Reflecting decades of statistical evidence displaying nonsurgical procedures’ importance and popularity, The Aesthetic Society has introduced AlliedPro, a new membership program tailored for nonsurgical aesthetic professionals. This offering aims to extend resources and educational opportunities to a broader range of professionals involved in aesthetic care, ensuring they are equipped with the latest advancements and best practices. 

AlliedPro members play a pivotal role in shaping the future of nonsurgical aesthetics, underscoring the value of their contributions and the impact they can make in the industry. AlliedPro membership is available to registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, aestheticians, practice managers, patient coordinators, and all aesthetic practice staff.

2023 Key Findings: 

  • Total Surgical Procedures Growth: The total number of surgical procedures increased by 2.9% from 2022 to 2023 and has grown by 10.2% from 2019 to 2023. 
  • Top Surgical Procedures:
    •  Liposuction: 394,527
    • Breast Augmentation: 249,560
    • Tummy Tuck: 194,875
    • Breast Lift: 147,611
    • Eyelid Surgery: 113,996
  • Top Procedures by Gender: 
  • Women
    • Liposuction: 369,799 
    • Breast Augmentation: 247,612 
    • Tummy Tuck: 189,646 
    • Breast Lift: 147,169 
    • Eyelid Surgery: 98,498 
  • Men:
    • Liposuction: 24,728 
    • Gynecomastia: 21,043 
    • Eyelid Surgery: 15,498 
    • Ear Surgery: 10,808 
    • Facelift: 6,693

All Aesthetic One

In addition to these insights, The Aesthetic Society has also integrated Aesthetic One ARISE data into its reporting, offering a comprehensive overview of breast device procedures.

Aesthetic One All Time Data: 

  • Procedures Documented: 24,230 
  • Patients Registered 23,699 
  • Devices registered (left and right) 46,217 

Aesthetic One Procedure Summary by Share: 

  • Augmentation: 72.3% 
  • Removal/Replacement: 23.18% 
  • Reconstruction: 3.49% 
  • Removal of Expander Replacement Implants: 1.02% 
  • Mastopexy with Implants: 0.02% 

Click here for a full copy of The Aesthetic Society’s 2023 statistics here