What Men Should Know About Plastic Surgery

If you thought that plastic surgery was just for women, think again. Men can and do get plastic surgery. Just as with women, there is no such thing as a typical man who gets plastic surgery. Surgeons see men of all ages and from all backgrounds who want to look and feel their best. If you’re a man who is considering having plastic surgery, here are some of the things you should know. 

Eyelid Surgery, Liposuction Under the Chin and Face Lifts are Popular for Men

As men age, when they look in the mirror, they see changes to their appearance. Often the first things they notice are the excess skin and heaviness of the upper eyelids and the “double chin” or “turkey neck”. Excess eyelid skin can make both women and men look tired and aged. The “double chin” or “turkey neck” makes men look heavier and older. These issues can be reversed with routine surgical procedures such as upper blepharoplasty, submental liposuction or even a lower face lift. The recovery for these is a lot faster than most men think. In the right board certified plastic surgeon’s hands, these procedures can give a more youthful and rested appearance while maintaining a natural look.

Planning is an important part of the process.

When you make an appointment with your plastic surgeon for a consultation, it is important to be upfront and clear about the kinds of results you are hoping to achieve. Don’t feel uncomfortable about describing your treatment goals—your plastic surgeon will let you know what’s realistic and work to achieve your desired results. After you decide on the appropriate procedures, follow your plastic surgeon’s instructions for pre-surgery preparation, to avoid any unexpected delays in your procedure. 

The plastic surgeon you choose makes a difference. 

Ask your plastic surgeon if he or she is accustomed to working on male patients. It is necessary for your surgeon to consider things like hair growth patterns and body structure, so it is helpful to find a doctor who is used to working with men. Don’t choose a surgeon by price alone. Look for a licensed, board-certified plastic surgeon with a track record of success. 

Maloney Plastic Surgery is experienced in helping male and female patients feel more confident about how they look by offering a wide range of plastic surgery procedures in Tucson. Make an appointment today by calling (520) 298-2330.