There is a trend toward greater use of cosmetic procedures by ethnic minorities. The greatest level of increased interest is among Latino and African American patients, with Latino patients leading all minority groups in the number of cosmetic procedures performed in 2008. African American and Asian American patients closely trail Latino patients, comprising 8% and 7% of all of the cosmetic procedures performed in 2008. The most commonly requested surgical procedures are nose reshaping, breast reduction, and liposuction, whereas botulinum toxin A, facial fillers, and chemical peels are the most commonly requested minimally invasive procedures.
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