By IVONNE GOMEZ
For years, women have had openly trim effects of plastic surgery, while for men the issue was not within its competence.
However, for a while now they have also begun to recognize that a youthful appearance provides greater security. According to figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2008 1.1 million were performed cosmetic surgery in men.
Among the most requested minimally invasive procedures included the application of botox, laser hair removal and microdermabrasion.
Also, among the surgical procedures were highlighted rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, liposuction, hair implants and male breast reduction.
“In groups of monkeys and gorillas, animals are most attracted to the strong chin. Something similar happens with men, for them, chin, George Clooney style is a symbol of strength, is a common surgery among men ages 18 to 25 who believe that the line of her chin is very eak,”the surgeon compares.
Men may increasingly turn to cosmetic surgery, but still worry about privacy.
” In men, the surgeries are more conservative, not like you notice them, but also the fact of his anatomy different from women, to be taken into account in any type of procedure,”indicates.
The recommendation is to find a ertified surgeon who has performed several surgeries on men and can show the results of their surgeries.
As men get older, they like to be more intellectual, successful and mature but not tired, according to Dr. Navin Singh, a plastic surgeon who practices in Washington DC
“Many lawyers, other professionals, opting for eyelid lift surgery because they say they are ‘tired of being tired,”‘he says.
Is surgery in general is common after age 47.
In terms of body, Singh asserts that one of the most requested procedures is liposuction, especially to remove the fat accumulated in the area of ??the waist.
The results of liposuction in men are considered better because they have more elasticity in the skin of the body than women.
Overall, men only resort to a tummy tuck when they have lost weight and need to pick up the skin of the stomach area.
It is likely that lifestyle outdoor or beach wear men to think more about the healing benefits of the surgery, however, Singh does not consider it a definite factor.
For a number, push-ups are important as the work in the gym does not work there is always those who refuse and opt for pectoral implants.
“In English is heard saying: No pecs, no sex – no pecs, no sex – which stresses the importance of them,”said Singh.
Something different is when accumulated deposits of fatty tissue in the male chest and it takes almost feminine forms. The condition known as gynecomastia.
Gynecomastia can affect men of any age. According to reports from the Mayo Clinic, can occur as a result of hormonal imbalance or use of certain medications.Although not considered serious, it is an embarrassment to many.
Gynecomastia can be solved by itself, after treating other medical conditions or deleting certain drugs. In young people who are not obese, the condition may improve spontaneously as the boy progresses in adolescence.
However, there are also cases where it is necessary to opt for surgery male breast reduction, which usually uses ultrasound liposuction.
According to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), male breast reduction is the fourth most popular cosmetic surgery among men.
Approximately 17,000 of these procedures were performed in 2009 in the country, 58 percent of men between 19 and 34 years of age.