Tom S Liu
Affiliation: University of California
- Economic analysis of the future growth of cosmetic surgery proceduresTom S Liu
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 121:404e-412e. 2008..S. cosmetic surgery volume increased by 725 percent, with over $10 billion spent in 2005. It is unknown whether this growth will continue for the next decade and, if so, what impact it will it have on the plastic surgeon workforce...