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Global Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures Market $50.5 Billion by 2027

The global cosmetic surgery and procedures market anticipated to reach $50.5 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period, driven by demand for aesthetic surgery procedures, rising medical tourism, and availability of disposable income per capita.

  • On the other hand, increasing prevalence of breast cancer, skin related disorders, globally rising obese population, changing lifestyle, increased demand for anti-aging cosmetic and aesthetic treatments, and technological advancements are propelling the market growth of cosmetic surgery market.
Global Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures Market

Aesthetic surgery or cosmetic surgery is an elective operation that involves improving a person’s appearance. According to the most recent statistics on aesthetic procedures from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), globally there has been an overall increase of 5% in surgical cosmetic procedures within the past twelve months.

  • Women continue to drive the demand for cosmetic procedures, accounting for 86.4% cosmetic procedures worldwide.
    • The five most popular procedures requested by women are breast augmentation (silicone implant), liposuction, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty and breast lift.
    • Breast augmentation continued to be the world’s most popular cosmetic procedure at 1,677,320 procedures, followed by liposuction at 1,573,680 procedures and Eyelid Surgery at 1,346,886 procedures.
  • Men accounted for 14.4% of cosmetic procedures performed worldwide. The top five cosmetic procedures requested by men are eyelid surgery, gynecomastia, rhinoplasty, liposuction, and hair transplant.

According to American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the leading surgical cosmetic procedures for women in the U.S. in 2017 were breast augmentation, liposuction, and breast lift, whereas the leading procedures for men were liposuction, eyelid surgery, and gynecomastia.

  • The most popular non-surgical procedures continue to be injectables with botulinum toxin ranking at number one at 5,033,693 procedures (a 1% increase over the past 12 months).
Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures Market

Source: American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS, 2019)

The global market for cosmetic surgery and procedures report provides market size ($million 2017 to 2027), market share, growth trends and forecast (CAGR%, 2021 to 2027).

The global market for cosmetic surgery and procedures segmented by procedure type [surgical procedure (breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, liposuction, rhinoplasty, tummy tuck / abdominoplasty); by non-surgical or minimally-invasive procedure (botulinum toxin, hair removal, hyaluronic acid, fat reduction, photo rejuvenation)]; by location (ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, physician offices, others), and geography.

  • The most popular surgical cosmetic procedure worldwide in 2017 was breast augmentation, followed by liposuction and eyelid surgery.
    • The most popular nonsurgical procedures included botulinum toxin, or botox, hyaluronic acid, hair removal, and photo rejuvenation.
      • Surgical procedures accounted for 77% of the total expenditures in 2017 and nonsurgical procedures accounted for 23%.

The global market for aesthetic surgery and procedures is further segmented by geography into North America (U.S., Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), and Rest of the World.

  • In 2017, the top five countries USA, Brazil, Japan, Mexico and Italy accounted for 38.4% of the world’s cosmetic procedures, followed by Germany, Colombia and Thailand.
  • Geographically, the North America region dominated the global market and accounted for more than 40% of the total market.
    • Most American medical tourists seek treatment in Mexico and other Latin American countries.
  • In South America, clinics in Brazil and Argentina have offered low-cost cosmetic surgery for years.
    • Colombia is a favorite destination for cosmetic surgery. 
    • Argentina and Brazil have long been known for cut-rate plastic surgery, and more advanced treatments are becoming available.
  • Many Northern and Western Europeans travel to Central and Eastern Europe for low-cost medical services.
  • In Asia Pacific region, India, China and Thailand are now promoting their high-tech facilities for more surgical procedures.
    • The middle-class is also fueling China’s cosmetic surgery industry, which is growing rapidly.
      • According to a survey conducted by the ISAPS, China accounted for 12.7% of all cosmetic surgeries in the world, making it the third largest market for cosmetic surgery.
        • Other destinations include Singapore, Belgium and South Africa.

The global market for cosmetic surgery and procedures also provides the detailed market landscape (market drivers, restraints, and opportunities), market attractiveness analysis and tracks the major competitors operating in the market by company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and services offered, market share analysis and recent trends in the global market.

Major competitors operating in the global market for aesthetic surgery and procedures and profiled in this report include Allergan plc, Alma Lasers Ltd., Cutera, Inc., Cynosure, Inc., Ipsen Pharma Biotech SAS, Sientra, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA.

  • Procedure Type
    • Surgical Procedure
      • Breast Augmentation
      • Rhinoplasty
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Liposuction
      • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
    • Non-Surgical (Minimally-Invasive) Procedure
      • Botulinum Toxin
      • Hair Removal
      • Hyaluronic Acid
      • Photo Rejuvenation
      • Fat Reduction
  • Location
    • Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)
    • Hospitals
    • Physician Office Facility
    • Others
  • Geography
    • North America (U.S., Canada)
    • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU)
    • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC
    • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA)
    • Rest of the World
  • Company Profiles
    • Allergan plc
    • Alma Lasers Ltd.
    • Cutera, Inc.
    • Cynosure, Inc.
    • Ipsen Pharma Biotech SAS
    • Sientra, Inc.
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA

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