• Plastic Surgery and Men: A Growing Los Angeles Trend

    by Mark Youssef, MD
    on May 19th, 2017

It’s no secret that cosmetic surgeries, including rhinoplasty and liposuction, have become increasingly popular in the last 15 years. A survey conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery shows that rhinoplasty is one of the most requested plastic surgeries in Los Angeles.

 

A surprising trend, however, is that more and more men are looking to enhance or modify their appearance through plastic surgery. Perhaps this proliferation is due to the dwindling stigma cosmetic surgery carries or the abundance of quality surgeons in metropolitan areas, including Dr. Mark Youssef at Younique Cosmetic Surgery. Whatever the reason, we know that the trend is here to stay.

 

Until recently, women made up the majority of patients seeking surgical enhancement. Now, men are also utilizing rhinoplasty, liposuction, and facial implants to give them a more appealing, youthful look. The inclination seems to be the same for both genders: To give the recipients an edge up in their professional and personal lives.

 

While male and female rhinoplasty patients in Los Angeles frequently request celebrity noses, many are embracing their ethnic traits, and want simply to streamline and balance their appearance rather than completely alter their profile.

 

Men in Los Angeles are also embracing laser liposuction, as they find that eliminating excess fat from the neck and chin area adds definition to their visage, shaving off years from their countenance. As the corporate world becomes progressively competitive, men find that augmenting their exterior keeps them relevant in our youth-obsessed culture.

 

The ease of and accessibility to laser liposuction and rhinoplasty in Los Angeles is helping to eliminate the taboos surrounding plastic surgery. Men are now comfortable with developing their physical attractiveness by way of cosmetic procedures.

 

Learn more about rhinoplasty or laser liposuction in the Los Angeles area by calling YOUnique Cosmetic Surgery at (310) 434-0044.

Author Mark Youssef, MD Cosmetic Surgeon

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