Why More Men Are Choosing Plastic SurgeryPublished on
Coco Chanel once quipped that “a handsome man” was the best fashion accessory for a woman. Men increasingly recognize the importance of meeting visual standards and expectations, not just in romantic relationships, but also in the arena of business competition.
That, in turn, has led to a dramatic increase in men seeking surgical solutions that can add a flash of vitality to the image they project to the world. Here, experienced Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Debra Johnson discusses the benefits of various male surgical procedures, and reviews the expanding array of non-surgical options for men seeking to preserve a youthful appearance — or achieve a whole new look of success.
Voted Most Likely
According to data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the most popular facial procedures for men in 2019 were eyelid lift, rhinoplasty, neck surgery and facelift. Liposuction, male breast reduction and brow lift are also enjoying increased popularity among men. Even more traditional female procedures such as tummy tuck are being performed with increasing regularity on male patients.
Although men still account for roughly five percent of all plastic surgery procedures, the male share exceeds that percentage in certain categories, such as tattoo removal, chin augmentation and reshaping of the ears and nose.
Men are learning that eliminating dark circles under the eyes, adding a look of strength to the jawline, revitalizing overall facial appearance, or replacing a flabby body shape with a more masculine profile, can pave the way for exciting new relationships and opportunities.
Just for Men
Dr. Johnson has performed many surgeries for men, and knows that each procedure must be tailored to the preferences and unique facial anatomy of men.
With facelift, for example, a surgeon must adjust placement of incisions and take care not to detract from the natural masculine lines of the face. Men typically prefer shorter hair styles, and so hiding the scars of facelift requires both artistry and surgical precision. Men are also more likely to fear the prospect of a facelift or eyelid surgery that looks “done” or unnatural, and therefore prefer less dramatic changes in facial contours.
It’s not just surgical procedures that are attracting men. Injections of neuromodulator-type medications help smooth deep facial folds and wrinkles, and remain popular with men and women alike. In addition, men are especially receptive to the results that can be achieved with minimally-invasive dermal fillers.
Dermal fillers build facial volume, smooth fine lines, improve deep wrinkles, soften contours and add symmetry to any complexion. Dermal fillers often require a single injection, administered during a convenient office visit, and are effective for six months to a year or longer.
To learn more about male plastic surgery procedures and non-invasive options, schedule your personal consultation with experienced Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Debra Johnson by calling (916) 664-3391 or completing the contact form today.