- The Washington Times - Monday, April 24, 2006

• Hispanics had 9 percent of the 10.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2005. The most commonly requested surgical cosmetic procedures for Hispanics were nose reshaping, breast augmentation and liposuction.

• Blacks had 8 percent of the total cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2005. The most commonly requested surgical procedures for blacks were nose reshaping, breast reduction and liposuction.

• Asians had 4 percent of the total cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2005. The most commonly requested surgical procedures for Asians were nose reshaping, eyelid surgery and breast augmentation.

• The most commonly requested minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for all three ethnic groups were treatments with Botox or injectable wrinkle fillers, and chemical peels.

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