Laser consumer stats for 2005

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ – Nearly 11.5 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in the United States in 2005, according to statistics released today by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures among ALL AMERICANS in 2005:

Laser hair removal 1,566,909

Top cosmetic procedures for WOMEN:

Laser hair removal 1,334,669

Top cosmetic procedures for MEN:

Laser hair removal 232,240

Frequency of cosmetic procedures by AGE GROUP:

18 and under: 174,851 Laser Hair Removal procedures
19-34: 2.7 million Laser Hair Removal procedures

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The statistics they quoted us in school were that 9 out of 10 people have some hair, somewhere that they want gone and gone for good.