With 14.5 million procedures being performed every year in the US at a cost of $10bn, cosmetic surgery has become a business to reckon with. The value placed on personal appearance, both professionally and personally, and media influence as the driving force, more and more Americans are seeking out qualified professionals to make them look better and younger. But what procedures work well and which don’t? If you’re seriously considering cosmetic surgery, you should inform yourself thoroughly before going under the knife. Here are 11 hyped-up procedures you should know about.