Plastic Surgery For Men
Though they don’t talk about it as much, men do get cosmetic surgeries. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2016 a total of 1,651,910 men had cosmetic surgery. Some of the surgeries are surprising. Nearly 1,153 had pectoral implants and 4,902 had a tummy tuck. Dr. Parakh understands that men want to look their best, just like women!
However, she also understands that men may want different things from cosmetic surgery. Take rhinoplasty, or the famed “nose job.” Generally, men want their noses to be bigger, wider and more prominent in proportion to the rest of their face than women do. They don’t mind if the new nose has a little bump, for it looks a bit more rugged. Women tend to want their noses to be straight. Dr. Parakh understands this.
Other cosmetic surgeries that are popular with men include:
Gynecomastia (Breast Reduction)
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Real Patient Story
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“After losing about 110lbs and reaching my goal weight, I had loose skin that wasn’t going away without surgery. The excess skin hung over my waist line and prevented me from having any visible abdominal definition. Im a 28 year old male and did not require any muscle repair. I teach at university and have summers off so I decided to book the procedure for the beginning of august, and am glad I did because the recovery takes time! I spent THREE weeks doing very little (which was all I could do) and during a follow up found out that I had a hematoma that needed to be evacuated through another surgery. My surgeon took care of it the next day, but the second surgery did set my recovery back a few days.
My loose skin was a major insecurity of mine, so I have no regrets regarding the surgery. This is a major procedure however, and anyone having it should give themselves ample recovery time and make sure to stay with someone for the first few days as you will need help doing most things.” ~ kmc1988