Lift and tuck: Revenue will continue to rise, but competition from medical spas will threaten growth

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Plastic Surgeons provides up-to-date sales and market data, allowing you to identify the product and customer segments driving revenue growth. The report identifies the leading companies in the industry, and offers strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the market. Our data forecasts are accompanied by full analysis to illustrate how the market is responding to dominant and emerging trends.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
Annual Growth

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Spurred by improving consumer health, the industry has returned to growth
  • Industry operators have faced rising competition from medical clinics offering Botox injections
  • Plastic surgeons will also take advantage of growing health expenditure

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The aging population and an increasingly favorable public perception of plastic surgery have been driving forces behind the recent rise in industry demand. Furthermore, technological advances have helped bolster industry revenue as safer and cheaper procedures have become available for consumers. As the economy continues to improve over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld projects that revenue growth will accelerate. During this time, revenue is forecast to increase. A rise in disposable income and an increasingly aging population will be the main drivers for growth over the next five years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Interest in cosmetic surgery continues to climb as technological advancements make procedures more accessible, more affordable and safer. Cosmetic surgery is no longer reserved for the wealthy or famous; most cities in the United States are home to plastic surgery centers, offering body contouring procedures, such as liposuction and breast augmentation; facial rejuvenation, such as eyelid surgery and chin and cheek implants; laser hair removal; and other enhancement procedures.

    The number of cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the United States has continued to grow over the past five years, fueled by the economic recovery. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), 12.8 million surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2012. Sin..

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    Additional Insights for the Plastic Surgeons Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastic Surgeons Industry are

  • Educating the wider community
  • Adopting new technology
  • Easy access for clients
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of adults aged 20 to 64 and External competition in the Plastic Surgeons industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    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
    Laser hair removal
    Chemical peel
    Breast augmentations and reductions
    Other surgeries
    Industry Activities
    Administering injectables and humectants (including Botox and Restalyne)
    Performing laser hair removal
    Performing microdermabrasion
    Performing chemical peels
    Performing breast augmentations
    Performing liposuction
    Performing eyelid surgery
    Performing rhinoplasty
    Performing abdominoplasty

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • External competition
  • Technological change
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Total health expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Changing perceptions boost industry growth
  • Competition with medical spas increases
  • Elective surgery
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition with medical spas
  • Opportunities in weight
  • Table: Plastic Surgeons Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Surgeons Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Debt Collection Agencies
  • Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Human Resources & Benefits Administration
  • Medical Device Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Injectables
  • Other surgeries
  • Laser hair removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Chemical peel
  • Liposuction
  • Breast augmentations and reductions
  • Chart: Plastic Surgeons Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Consumer health
  • Demographics
  • External competition
  • Technological change

  • Major Markets
  • Patients ages 35 to 50
  • Patients ages 51 to 64
  • Patients ages 19 to 34
  • Patients 65 years old and over
  • Patients under 18 years old and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Surgeons Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilities, depreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Surgeons

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Surgeons Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Surgeons Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Plastic Surgeons Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per Capita Disposable Income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Botulinum Toxin
  • A toxic strain of protein that inhibits nerve impulses to soften muscles and reduce the appearance of wrinkles; most popular as the drug Botox.
  • Injectable
  • A substance that can be injected, such as a drug; this product segment includes chemicals that are injected into the skin to improve the body's youthful appearance.
  • Microdermabrasion
  • An exfoliating process that smooths the skin with various abrasive agents.
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