The world's love affair with plastic surgery

Boob jobs, Botox and liposuction are more common that ever, according to new data from The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Researchers asked plastic surgeons around the world about all the work they carried out in the year 2014.

While India, Russia and Turkey are some of the countries in the world with the most plastic surgeons, people aren't flocking to them for procedures the way they are in Brazil and Japan, where business is booming:

Graphic: Statista

As the home of Hollywood, the US unsurprisingly tops the list, but Brazil, Mexico and Columbia make three Latin countries rounding out the top eight countries.

Japan and South Korea, where procedures to make eyes and noses look more Western are prevalent, are also near the top of the list.

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