There are a variety of reasons why more men may be buying self- improvement procedures today. One is to retain a competitive edge in a workforce that is increasingly more youthful. Another may be to enhance their personal lives by being the best they can be to attract the person they want in their lives. Many men, like women, find that correcting those minor imperfections or turning back the clock increases their self-confidence, which impacts nearly every area of their life.
What the Numbers Say
The number of men seeking plastic surgery continues to grow, with 2015 marking the first time men made up more than 40 percent of all breast reduction procedures performed. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, men made up 13 percent of all plastic surgery procedures performed during that same year, which was a two percent increase over 2014. More men are also seeking non-surgical procedures like Botox to help them turn back the clock on their appearance.
The survey by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and International Society Hair Restoration Surgeons found the following procedures were the one most requested by United States men in 2015:
- Hair Restoration (112,409 performed 2014)
Transplanting hair to the scalp region.
- Rhinoplasty (53,248 performed)
Nose reshaping surgery providing balance, proportion and symmetry to the face.
- Eyelid Surgery (29,906 performed)
This procedure addresses drooping lids and bags that can make you look perpetually tired.
- Breast Reduction Surgery (27,456 performed)
Breast reduction surgery removes the excess skin and tissue to provide men with a flatter, more masculine chest contour.
- Liposuction (25,656 performed)
Body contouring or reducing fat can produce dramatic, long-lasting results in a variety of body areas.
- Facelift (11,963 performed)
Facelifts remove loose skin which will smooth away deep facial creases, restoring definition to the jawline.
Men have also discovered the advantages of non-surgical treatments. These procedures offer quick results without downtime, a particularly attractive benefit for men who prefer to keep their aesthetic enhancements private. The most popular non-surgical treatments for men and their worth it rating according to realself.com include:
- Botox injections 95%
- Laser hair removal 93%
- Microdermabrasion 88%
- PRP for hair loss 92%
We are opening the door to 2017 and New Year’s Resolutions. Revive Oklahoma and Oklahoma Plastic Surgery are here to help you reach your full potential in 2017 with realistic prices on surgical and non-surgical procedures.