Americans Spent over $8.7B on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in the First 6 Months of 2021

According to data from Aesthetic Society members using the Aesthetic Neural Network (ANN) data, powered by Ronan Solutions, from January 1, 2021-July 1, 2021, Americans spent over $8.7 billion on aesthetic plastic surgery—hinting that 2021 may close the year in record-breaking revenue numbers. In 2020, Americans spent over $6 billion on aesthetic surgical procedures and over $3 billion on nonsurgical aesthetic procedures. After an unprecedented year in 2020, including restrictions on elective procedures, the aesthetics industry has seen a spike in demand for plastic surgery that has yet to subside.

Pinnacle Dermatology, a Chicago Pacific Founders Portfolio Company, Acquires Omni Cosmetic, a Leading Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Services Practice

Pinnacle Dermatology, a leader in population skin health management, has acquired Omni Cosmetic, leaders in plastic surgery and cosmetic services, serving the Minneapolis – St. Paul region. A domestically and internationally recognized leader in plastic surgery procedures, Omni Cosmetic has a surgical center in Wayzata, MN and a location in St. Cloud, MN. Led by Dr. John A. Ness and Dr. Bryan N. Rolfes, the Omni Cosmetic team has over 50 years of experience in plastic surgery procedures for the face, breast and body as well as the latest in cosmetic treatments.

K&B Management Acquires Renowned Greensboro’s Barber Center for Plastic Surgery

K&B Management announced this week that it has acquired the Barber Center for Plastic Surgery in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Barber Center for Plastic Surgery is led by Dr. Byron Barber and has been serving the area as a quality, state-of-the-art aesthetics and plastic surgery practice since 2004. Dr. Barber is an award-winning plastic surgeon who began practicing in the Navy in 1989 before moving to Greensboro, NC in 1991. Along with Dr. Barber, Dr. Bill Kortesis MD, and Dr. Gaurav Bharti MD will work on expanding the current aesthetic offerings under the new brand of HKB Greensboro.

AAFPRS Announces Annual Survey Results: A Look at How COVID-19 Disrupted Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world’s largest association of facial plastic surgeons, released Tuesday its 2020 member survey results. More so than any year before, 2020 disrupted the aesthetic industry in a big way. Over the past few years, use of non-invasive procedures to forestall the signs of aging have been steadily on the rise. The pandemic flipped the switch, creating a surge in surgical demand not seen in recent years. Despite the fact that many non-essential surgeries and aesthetic services were put on hold for months during the pandemic, AAFPRS members note that demand is now higher than ever.

Vesey Street Capital’s Elite Body Sculpture Hits the Market

Vesey Street Capital Partners has kicked off a sale process for Elite Body Sculpture, as a safer and less painful alternative to liposuction sees rapid growth, PE Hub has learned. Once taboo, the demand for cosmetic surgery has seen significant growth over the last several years.

RealSelf Acquires to Serve Arabic-Speaking Medical Aesthetics Market

RealSelf, the go-to destination for making cosmetic treatment decisions and connecting with doctors, announced Wednesday the acquisition of Tajmeeli, the leading cosmetic procedure resource for Arabic speaking consumers. “We’re excited this acquisition will enable us to expand our reach and resources to over 100 countries through the addition of Tajmeeli’s 25 Arabic-speaking countries like Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan,” said RealSelf CEO, James Coyle.”

Practice Consulting Firm, K&B Management, Acquires Renaissance Plastic Surgery

K&B Management, a Charlotte-based practice consulting firm dedicated to driving healthcare innovation for aesthetic practices, recently acquired Renaissance Plastic Surgery in Concord, North Carolina, a strong start to the year, and the firm. As Co-Owners of K&B Management, Dr. Bill Kortesis MD, FACS and Dr. Gaurav Bharti MD, FACS plan to revamp the practice and upgrade its current offerings by delivering high-value, premium-level treatments and procedures. Newly re-named, H/K/B Renaissance Cosmetic Surgery will serve as an expansion of H/K/B Cosmetic Surgery’s SouthPark and Huntersville practices, allowing for further impact in the aesthetic space.

ENT Partners Announces Acquisition of Arlington ENT – Head & Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery

ENT Partners, LLC – a leading network of Ear, Nose, Throat & Sleep providers, announced Thursday a strategic partnership with its third Chicago-area clinical practice: Arlington ENT – Head & Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lawrence Martin is Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. His private practice is in the northwest Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois. Dr. Martin offers a wide range of services within the surgical specialties of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery and ENT-Head and Neck Surgery, specializing in Rhinoplasty and Rhinoplasty Revision.

Plastic Surgeons Say Business Is up, Partly Because Clients Don’t like How They Look on Zoom

Call it a Zoom boom. Or an opportune moment. Plastic surgeons across the globe are anecdotally reporting an unprecedented number of requests for procedures. “It is unknown if this is pent-up demand from the months of shutdown when patients were not able to get their procedures, or increased interest because of other potential factors,” said Adam Ross, spokesman for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, adding that the organization would not have estimates for the number of procedures done this year until spring 2021.

Prime Plastic Surgery Opens Three Medical Spas in San Diego

Prime Plastic Surgery today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of medical spas located in La Mesa, Carmel Valley and Del Mar in San Diego County. The acquisitions are the latest in a series of growth initiatives to solidify Prime as a full-service cosmetic and plastic surgery practice with premier medical spas and plastic surgery procedures. Dr. James Chao, MD FACS is also appointed Chief Medical Officer of Prime Plastic Surgery & Medical Spas. Dr. Chao is one of top Plastic Surgeon’s in the US and specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, reconstructive breast surgery and body contour surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.