Daily U.S. Consumption for 12 Items


Cosmetic Procedures -- 20,000

Photo courtesy The Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. David L. Buchanan

­Liposuction alone boasts about 1,000 procedures a day, and Botox injections have hit the 5,000-a-day mark. Whether you're going in for a tummy tuck or an eye lift, you can expect to pay an average of $1,700 for an appointment with a plastic surgeon. This means that the American cosmetic surgery industry makes about $34 million a day or $12.4 billion every year.­