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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

San Franciscans Are More Interested in Plastic Surgery Than ... Los Angeles

Posted By on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00 AM

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San Francisco no longer keeping it real

Remember back in December when we confirmed that San Francisco is indeed filled with total hotties? Well, turns out that beauty might not be so natural after all.

According to RealSelf, San Francisco falls no. 5 on the top 10 list of cities where people are most interested in getting plastic surgery.

Plastic surgery scientists analyzed tens of millions of consumer online searches for cosmetic surgery between November 2013 and January 2014 to draw up their conclusions about which places are most plastic. Perhaps you find it hard to believe that San Franciscans, whose standard dress code is disheveled, are searching for cosmetic surgery guidance. But what's even more shocking to us is that we seem to be tapping into the boob lift and Botox scene even more than our frenemies down in Hollywood -- at least as of late.

Here's the full list:

1. San Antonio

2. Oklahoma City

3. Austin

4. San Diego

5. San Francisco

6. Miami

7. Charlotte

8. Atlanta

9. Dallas

10. Los Angeles

Falling just short, at no.11, was Salt Lake City, a city that, according to RealSelf, was ranked no. 2 for breast augmentation searches. Meanwhile, New York City is leading the country with its pageviews for the Brazilian butt lift.

Next, RealSelf calculated which metro areas had the highest number of surgeons per capita:

1.Salt Lake City

2. Miami

3. San Francisco

4. Jacksonville

5. Charlotte

6. Austin

7. Los Angeles

8. Portland, OR

9. Tampa

10. Birmingham

So there you have it, the ugly truth about San Francisco.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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