Think women are the only ones interested in cosmetic procedures and treatments? Think again! In 2014 alone, American men had more than one million cosmetic procedures.
Here at Plastic Surgery Center of Hampton Roads, we’ve been helping male patients look and feel their best for many years, so we’ve had a front row seat for the rising trend of men seeking out cosmetic enhancements.
Top Procedures for Men
While very few cosmetic procedures are truly only for women, men do have different concerns and desired outcomes. Cosmetic procedures for men can and should be tailored to their unique needs—and that’s exactly what we do here at PSCHR. We’ve listed some of the most popular male plastic surgery and non-surgical procedures below:
Tackling Aging From the Neck Up
Many men look handsome or distinguished with an extra wrinkle or two, but handsome can turn to haggard over time. To tone down those heavy, droopy brows or smooth out wrinkles in the lower face, we often suggest injectable treatments. More and more, men are turning to BOTOX® (also fondly referred to as “BROTOX”) to get rid of prominent brow lines, crow’s feet, and droopiness over the eyes. This subtle treatment can bring back your youthful, well-rested face for up to six months, without surgery.
Restoring a Healthy Head of Hair
When it comes to getting older, everyone experiences the telltale signs: wrinkles, loss of skin elasticity, and uneven skin tone and texture. Men, however, are more likely to have a few additional concerns, like hair loss.
By the age of 50, around 85% of men in the United States will experience a significant thinning of their hair. While there are a variety of options for addressing hair loss, we’ve seen the best results with NeoGraft. This minimally invasive hair transplant procedure provides dramatic, long-lasting results without large incisions, discomfort, or downtime.
Lifting & Tightening
As we age, our skin begins to lose its elasticity and firmness, often leading to a drooping or fallen appearance. This can be particularly noticeable when it occurs on the face and neck, as there is not as much muscular tissue to combat gravity. For men, this holds true particularly around the chin and jawline (we’re lookin’ at you, jowls).
Ultherapy® is a non-surgical option to lift those sagging jowls, and unlike other tightening treatment options, there are no needles involved. Women are already raving about Ultherapy, and guys should definitely jump on this procedure too.
Sculpting a Sharper Physique
Many of us slow down as we age. A little less time at the gym may not make a huge difference, but over the years your metabolism also slows—and men have the added factor of lowered testosterone. This can result in stubborn belly fat that won’t go away, even with continuous exercise and a healthy diet.
That’s where CoolSculpting® comes in. It’s the first 100% non-surgical, no-needle, fat reducing treatment of its kind, and our male patients love that they can get right back to their normal routine after a quick treatment. CoolSculpting works by freezing fat cells to death, allowing your body to naturally eliminate them over the course of about 90 days. That’s a nice bonus, as no one will know you had a procedure—people will simply think your workout routine is really effective.
Curious About Your Other Options? Give Us a Call!
If you’d like to learn more about our popular male procedures and treatments, contact us to schedule a personalized consultation with one of our board certified plastic surgeons. Our team has extensive experience working with men and would love to help you achieve your aesthetic goals while retaining your masculine look.