There is a growing number of American men who undergo cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance and increase their confidence, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
According to the group, more than 1.3 million cosmetic operations were performed on men in the United States in 2017.
“For many men, just doing a process in their own area of consciousness can have a positive effect on how they see themselves,” said Dr. Laurelie Gronwald, plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh. In a community of press releases.
In the last five years, there has been a 23 percent increase in liposuction and a 12 percent increase in abdominoplasty among men, and a 30 percent increase in male breast reductions, according to the community.
Young people tend to focus more on improving their bodies, while older men have fewer facial procedures to look younger.
In 2017, nearly 100,000 men had a full syringe, 99 percent more than in 2000, a four-fold increase in Botox injections, the WHO said.
Dr. Jeffrey Janis, President of the Society, noted that it is important for a certified surgeon to perform cosmetic procedures.
“The intensive training that these doctors undergo allows them to diversify to offer more options to their patients, so that everyone gets the right actions to achieve their goals,” he said.