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Oh Boy! More Men Seeking Cosmetic Procedures

Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Aly Boeckh
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A survey by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstr­uctive Surgery (AAFPRS) found that 31% of men say they are “extremely likely” to consider a surgical or non-surgical cosmetic procedure. Additionally, 44% say they would have a procedure performed to feel better about themselves, while 31% would seek a “fix” to please a significant other.

What's Influencing Men?

AAFPRS president Fred Fedok, M.D., believes several contributing factors affected the men’s responses to the survey including:
  • an ever-increasing wide availability and variety of procedures,
  • the growing social acceptance of procedures, and
  • as men are living longer, healthier, more active lives, the desire for men to look as good as they feel.

“We see a lot of men coming in, wanting to look less tired,” said Fedok, who is also an Alabama-based plastic surgeon. “Blephar­oplasty, or an eyelid lift, in conjunction with a neuromod­ulator, such as Botox for crow’s feet, is a popular combination to reverse puffy, sagging and perpetually tired-looking eyes.”

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