Men are visiting plastic surgeons in increasingly large numbers to obtain and maintain a more youthful appearance.
Many men are seeking non-invasive surgical procedures. Thetop five most common of theseprocedures for 2014,according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS),include:
- Botox injections
- Hyaluronic acid injections
- Hair removal
- Intense Pulsed light rejuvenation
Men have also been undergoing invasive surgical procedures, with the top five for last yearincluding:
- Nose surgery
- Eyelid surgery
- Male breast reduction
"Men are seeking to regain a more youthful look, improve their self-image and feel better about their appearance," saidDr. Scot Glasberg, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
According to Times Free Press, the number of male plastic surgeries has increased by more than 106 percent.
Many men are also undergoing these procedures to get ahead in the office. Asyounger generations of employees maintain healthier lifestyles, hormone treatments, anti-aging products and overall great well-being, older men are feeling the push tofollow suit. A youthful appearanceassociated with more energy and a go-getter initiative, something employers look for in employees.
Other men choose to undergo these procedures because a female significant other had work done. Although men may not always be viewed as caring about their appearance, many do care about what others think of them.
Marotta Facial Plastic Surgery has a range of both invasive and non-invasive cosmeticprocedures available for both men and women to achieve the look they desire. For men, these can includeeyelid surgery, facelifts, hair removal and rhinoplasty.
Dual board certifiedfacial plastic surgeonDr. James Marotta can answer any questions or concerns you may have during a consultation. Visit our website for more information or to learn more.