New Stats: Plastic Surgery Trend Has Women Armed for Spring and Summer (image) American Society of Plastic Surgeons Share Print E-Mail Caption American Society of Plastic Surgeons Member Dr. David Reath examines a patient after arm surgery. Plastic surgery for better arms in women is surging. New statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that arm lifts in women have skyrocketed a staggering 4,378 percent in just over the last decade. It is a trend fueled, in part, by sleeveless fashions for women and more focus on strong-armed celebrities. Credit American Society of Plastic Surgeons Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.