Health Plastic nation: Australia overtakes the U.S. as country with highest rate of cosmetic surgeries with 500,000 operations performed last year – including 20,000 boob jobs

02:30  16 may  2018
02:30  16 may  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Australian women enduring outdated and invasive hysterectomies, UQ surgeon says

  Australian women enduring outdated and invasive hysterectomies, UQ surgeon says A lack of training for surgeons means up to 40 per cent of women are having open abdominal surgery over less invasive measures, a UQ professor says.Professor Andreas Obermair said about 28,000 Australian women a year underwent hysterectomies, with 35 to 40 per cent of those carried out through open abdominal operations.

For the purpose of this list we have considered the per capita rate of total plastic surgeries among the population, and the results are an eclectic mix of countries . Canada has a little over 2,10, 000 surgeries in a year on an average out of which almost 24% are attributed to breast enlargement.

Although cosmetic surgery , much like any surgery , can be physically damaging, patients of popular cosmetic procedures in the U . S . report being generally satisfied with their results. Countries with the highest rates of plastic procedures in 2016 (per 100, 000 population)*.

Video provided by Nine News

With 500,000 cosmetic procedures in the last year from lip fillers to botox and boob jobs, Australia has officially overtaken America as the country with the most cosmetic surgery operations per capita.

The nation has paid a staggering $1 billion a year for cosmetic procedures.

Australians underwent 20,000 boob jobs and 30,000 liposuction procedures last year, according to the Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS).

Body modification crackdown pursued by NSW Health Minister

  Body modification crackdown pursued by NSW Health Minister <p>People undergoing procedures like split tongues and skin implants have "pretty major issues going on in their head", the New South Wales Health Minister says.</p>The plans to tighten the laws come after a woman died while undergoing a breast enhancement procedure at a Sydney cosmetic clinic earlier this year.

For the first time this year , Brazil overtook the United States as the world leader for cosmetic operations , according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery .

Countries with the highest rates of plastic procedures in 2016 (per 100, 000 population)*. Ranking of the most frequent cosmetic surgery operations performed by men in Spain in 2013, by type.

Courteney Cox smiling for the camera: Courtney Cox (pictured) had admitted she regrets getting too much cosmetic surgery © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Courtney Cox (pictured) had admitted she regrets getting too much cosmetic surgery

And the nation may have to thank it's reality TV stars and Instagram influencers for the recent cosmetic surgery boom.

a close up of a womans face: With 500,000 cosmetic procedures in the last year, Australians have officially overtaken Americans in the most cosmetic surgery operations per capita © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited With 500,000 cosmetic procedures in the last year, Australians have officially overtaken Americans in the most cosmetic surgery operations per capita Daily Mail Australia have compiled a list of our most renowned Aussie TV starlets who have admitted to undergoing 'a small enhancement here and there' - with some not-so-subtle nip and tucks.

Tracey Jewel

Lana Del Rey wearing a dress: Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel, 35, has confessed to having a face full of $9,000 worth of filler © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel, 35, has confessed to having a face full of $9,000 worth of filler

Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel, 35, has confessed to having a face full of filler.

Take the mini toiletries while you still can! Hotels set to replace tiny shampoo and conditioner bottles with bulk dispensers that are attached to the wall

  Take the mini toiletries while you still can! Hotels set to replace tiny shampoo and conditioner bottles with bulk dispensers that are attached to the wall InterContinental Hotels Group and Marriott International Hotels are to axe leaving the small bottles in bathrooms at several of their hotel brands across North America.And they're a popular memento from a trip, with guests often ramming as many of them as possible into their suitcases.

Countries with Highest Numbers of Cosmetic Surgeries . The United States tops the list with 4,042,610 cosmetic procedures performed in 2015. This number represents an increase over the previous year .

Surgeons in the Asian country perform around 20 procedures per 1, 000 people. Here is a graph from the bank showing the top five countries for cosmetic surgery in 2013. Percentages denote the number of surgeries performed in the country , relative to the global figure of 20 million.

'I got filler in my cheeks, lips and under my eyes,' Jewel has told Women's Day.

The 35-year-old mother first got cosmetic surgery as a confidence boost after her messy divorce.

Since then she has had countless appointments from lip fillers and botox, to more extreme procedures including liposuction and even a boob job.

Yet after her debut on reality TV, Tracey decided to get a dramatic transformation - reversing her $9,000 worth of facial procedures.

'He's (cosmetic surgeon) dissolved all my fillers and it feels amazing.

'My lips are more liberated and I feel like I've got my eyes back, now the puffiness has gone,' Tracey said.

Davina Rankin

a person posing for the camera: Davina Rankin, 26, is a true believer that a little lip-filler goes a long way © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Davina Rankin, 26, is a true believer that a little lip-filler goes a long way

Tracey's Married At First Sight co-star Davina Rankin, 26, is a true believer that a little lip-filler goes a long way.

Groundbreaking in-utero spina bifida surgery hailed a success

  Groundbreaking in-utero spina bifida surgery hailed a success Taking the first steps is a milestone for any baby, but for little Harvey it was a miracle. One year on, take a look at how groundbreaking in-utero surgery to repair spina bifida is offering new hope."Seeing him get up and take those first few steps was quite amazing," says Dave who, with his wife, endured years of trauma in the hope of giving their five-year-old daughter, Eliza, a sibling.

South Korea’ s cosmetic surgery craze is still booming. THIS country has the highest rate of cosmetic procedures per capita in the world. There, more than 4000 clinics nip and tuck about 650, 000 people per year — including a growing number of overseas visitors, including those from

More than 90, 000 such procedures were carried out in the country in 2016, according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery , up from 50,600 in 2010. Mercedes driver, 20 , ‘killed cyclist on a time trial in head-on collision when she dangerously overtook

Rankin has reportedly had her lips plumped every six months since she was 18, The Daily Telegraph reports.

Keira Maguire

a person smiling for the camera: Keira Maguire, 31, said: 'I was devastated. Not only couldn’t I move my face when I was on the show, it actually made me have a permanent pout' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Keira Maguire, 31, said: 'I was devastated. Not only couldn’t I move my face when I was on the show, it actually made me have a permanent pout'

Keira Maguire, 31, admitted to undergoing a huge transformation before starring on the recent Bachelor in Paradise.

The 31-year-old who recently fell in love with Jarrod Woodgate on the TV drama said she underwent a boob job after her first performance on the Bachelor a few years ago.

Yet Keira has also backed away from cosmetic surgery since watching herself on TV. She has since got her lip fillers reversed.

'I was devastated. Not only couldn’t I move my face when I was on the show, it actually made me have a permanent pout,' Keira told Woman's Day.

Megan Marx

a man and woman posing for a photo: Bachelor in Paradise star Megan Marx, 29, said she has spent a staggering $47,000 on cosmetic procedures including two nose jobs © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Bachelor in Paradise star Megan Marx, 29, said she has spent a staggering $47,000 on cosmetic procedures including two nose jobs

Bachelor in Paradise star Megan Marx, 29, said she has spent a staggering $47,000 on cosmetic procedures.

5 Tips On How To Cut Down On Food Waste

  5 Tips On How To Cut Down On Food Waste We waste 1.3 billion tonnes of food each year. Here's how to do your part to slash those numbers.Australia's Department of Environment and Energy estimate food waste to cost the Australian economy around $20 billion each year, with Aussies throwing away around 3.1 million tonnes of food annually.

According to official figures, up to 40, 000 cosmetic surgeries take place in Iran each year , says Amirizad, a member of the Iranian Association of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons. More than 60 per cent are nose jobs .

While the U . S . is notorious for its beauty-obsessed culture, the country doesn't take the top plastic surgery spot in the world by percentage of population. More than 44, 000 double eyelid surgeries were performed in 2010.

Her most recent procedure was a nose job she underwent in March this year to reduce the size of her nose.

'I like to eat healthy and work out, but no matter how much of that you do, your nose doesn't get any smaller,' she told NW.

a man wearing a suit and tie: NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he intends to restrict the use of the title 'cosmetic surgeon' in a crackdown on patients being misled and abused to botched procedures © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he intends to restrict the use of the title 'cosmetic surgeon' in a crackdown on patients being misled and abused to botched procedures

'What we’re noticing is that younger and younger kids are having fillers

'And that’s not to correct the effects of ageing, that’s to structurally and fundamentally change the way they look,' professor Ashton told The Daily Telegraph.

The cosmetic surgery industry has recently come under attack over the interchangeable use of the phrases 'plastic surgeon' and 'cosmetic surgeon'.

Despite most Australians not knowing the difference, the two types of surgeons are very different in terms of their accreditation.

While a plastic surgeon is a doctor who has trained to perform cosmetic procedures, a cosmetic surgeon refers to anyone who has received a basic medical degree in university.

No specific surgical training is required to be given the title as a cosmetic surgeon which has medical experts worried about unlicensed procedures being performed on unsuspecting patients.

Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery - Australia's peak body for cosmetic surgeons has recently called on the government to restrict who can perform cosmetic procedures.

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he intends to restrict the use of the title 'cosmetic surgeon' in a crackdown on patients being misled and abused to botched procedures.

He has previously said the crackdown would focus on doctors who 'dressed themselves up as cosmetic surgeons' without the proper qualifications, SMH reports.

NSW Health has recently finalised a review on the regulation of cosmetic procedures in the state.

It comes after the death of a woman who underwent a non-surgical breast augmentation procedure at a beauty clinic in inner-Sydney late last year.

Some Blueberry Muffins Contain More Than A Day's Worth Of Sugar .
The snack isn't always as healthy as it's made out to be.New research highlights the large variation in the sugar content between different products and a lack of clear labelling, with experts saying this makes it difficult for people to know how much sugar they are consuming.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
This is interesting!