Plastic Surgeons in the US: Market Research Report

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Plastic Surgeons Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Health Practitioners | Sep 2013

Doctor's orders: Revenue will continue growing, but not without competition from medspas

The Plastic Surgeons market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Augmented industry growth

Demand for plastic surgery has been on the rise thanks to factors including the aging population, favorable public perception and technological advances. Despite consistently rising demand for the number of surgeries, industry revenue and profit margins took a hit during the recessionary years of 2007 through 2009. As the economy and incomes recover, demand will increase at a greater pace. Still, revenue is forecast to be somewhat restrained by mounting competition from medspas, which offer various nonsurgical procedures that make up a considerable and expanding portion of industry demand. As competition heightens, operators will be forced to reduce prices on numerous procedures, contributing to downward pressure on operating profit.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Plastic Surgeons industry generally requires low capital investment. Although some practices spend huge sums of money on the latest high-tech equipment, the majority of industry costs are associated with wages. According to the 2012 Medscape Plastic Surgery Compensation Report, the median income for plastic surgeons is $270,000. Furthermore, plastic surgery practices also employ nurses, wait staff and other technicians, further increasing the industry's labor intensity. Although this reduces the average industry wage, it is still high at nearly $106,000. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on the use and replacement of buildings and equipment in 2013, industry operators spend $12.72 on wages... purchase to read more


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What is the Plastic Surgeons Industry?

This industry provides medical techniques intended to enhance the physical appearance for cosmetic or reconstructive purposes. Firms consist of medical specialist clinics where licensed professional doctors perform surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Industry Products
InjectablesLaser hair removalMicrodermabrasionChemical peelBreast augmentations and reductionsLiposuctionOther surgeries
Industry Activities
Administering injectables and humectants (including Botox and Restalyne)Performing laser hair removalPerforming microdermabrasionPerforming chemical peelsPerforming breast augmentationsPerforming liposuctionPerforming eyelid surgeryPerforming rhinoplastyPerforming abdominoplasty

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