According to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast reconstruction procedures increased 3 percent last year compared to the previous year:2016: 109,256 2015: 106,338
These numbers reflect only those breast reconstructions performed by plastic surgeons who are members of ASPS. The actual number of all breast reconstructions performed in the US last year is probably even higher.
Furthermore, the ASPS reports a 39 percent increase in breast reconstructions since the year 2000. In 2016, there were 18,778 breast implant removal procedures among reconstructive patients, which was a 5...Read More