Most common cosmetic surgeries in men
Men are increasingly looking for plastic surgery.
Most popular types of plastic surgery for men
The main surgical procedures for men have been in recent years:
- Male breast reduction
- Eyelid surgery
- Nose surgery
- Ear surgery
Other types of cosmetic surgery sought after by men in 2016 included tummy tucks, neck lift, fat transfer to the face, brow lift and chin augmentation, each with more than 2,000 procedures.
Body enhancement for men
Photorejuvenation grew in popularity as a non-surgical procedure for men, as laser hair removal and Botox continued to be popular.
Plastic surgery provides quick results, although the downside is the cost and danger associated with elective surgery.
There is also the notion of falsehood (plastic), something that is not real or for which it was worked. Sometimes people have unrealistic expectations of the cosmetic procedure as what will improve and cure any problems they may have.
Get the best cosmetic surgery treatment
If you decide to have cosmetic surgery, it is important that you do your homework. Look for a properly qualified, trained and specialized doctor, who will perform the operation in a hospital or clinic. Also, consider these recommendations:
- Be realistic about the outcome of the surgery.
- Make sure you understand the risks involved.
- Stop smoking and drinking alcohol before surgery to maximize healing.
- Get as fit and healthy as possible.
- Seek advice if you are taking any medications, are overweight, or have ongoing health problems or conditions. You may not be fit enough and the risks are too great for you to have this type of elective surgery.
“In recent years, there has been an increased demand for men requesting plastic surgery.”
Just as women often show signs of aging around the eyes, so do men. The phrase “the eyes are the window to the soul” may well be true, but I would also add the statement that “the eyelids are the window treatments through which the soul is seen.” The loose and wrinkled skin, the lateral brows that hang over the upper lids and the bulging fat pads under the lids with accentuated tear channels give the image of fatigue and loss of vitality.
A consultation for a neck lift can be a beneficial idea that is not just for vanity. Ideally, a man should have a strong jawline and a neat chin-neck junction. Having sagging skin with or without excess fat that darkens the jawline can certainly give the image of premature aging of the individual beyond their chronological age. A neck lift can be a valuable tool in restoring your appearance and transmitting youth and energy. The surgery is very predictable in the hands of a board certified plastic surgeon and is an outpatient procedure with very little pain.
Proportionality is everything. If you are not satisfied with the shape of your nose or how it blends in with the rest of your face, ask a plastic surgeon for a facial analysis. If the nose appears large, perhaps the lower part of the face is out of place, such as a small lower jaw or chin. Many times, I perform a chin augmentation with a rhinoplasty to provide a harmonious facial appearance. Nose surgery requires finesse and a deep understanding of the anatomy of the many subunits of the nose. The key is to shape without feminizing the male nose . This is also a fairly easy surgery to recover and the patient can usually return to work within a week.