Women are not the only ones seeking plastic surgery procedures today. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 43 percent more men are seeking aesthetic enhancements today than five years ago. The trend has led plastic surgeons across the country to create an environment that is equally comfortable for both male and female patients, ensuing men receive a positive experience when they come in for their own procedures.
Botox on Wall Street Just last month, ABC News reported on the “Wall Street Wrinkle” or “How Men Like their Botox,” indicating this treatment is in high demand with male patients. The report stated that while women tend to want their lines and wrinkles smoothed away completely, men like to keep a few lines (as well as a few grey hairs) to maintain a distinguished yet refreshed appearance. Men also have a greater fear of looking like they had a treatment, so they want to keep results both natural and subtle.
Gynecomastia Treatment Gynecomastia or enlarged male breasts is a condition that can be extremely embarrassing for many men. This might explain the 33-percent increase in breast reduction surgeries over the past five years. Performed on an outpatient basis, male breast reduction removes excess skin and tissue from the breast to create a more masculine body contour. Scarring is usually minimal and hidden in the natural creases of the chest so men can flaunt their new bodies without feeling self-conscious about their appearance or their surgery.
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The Male Facelift Trend Facelifts are another surgical procedure that appear to be attracting more men. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports that requests by men for this procedure have increased by 44 percent since 2010. As with Botox injections, men are looking for a way to rejuvenate their appearance without making it obvious they had work done. If you are seeking this procedure, it is important to select a plastic surgeon with ample experience operating on men, to ensure you get the results you are hoping for.
A competitive workforce is one of the primary reasons more men are seeking aesthetic procedures today. Men often feel they need to regain a youthful vigor to compete with younger men in their industry. In some cases, men want to enhance their appearance or turn back the clock to improve their personal relationships as well.
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If you are considering a plastic surgery procedure, consider Rodeo Surgical Art. Under the experienced guidance of Dr. David Mashhadian, our professional staff strives to make all of our patients feel comfortable and well cared for throughout their procedure.