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The Most Common Plastic Surgery Procedures Favored by Men

Plastic surgery has long been associated with women more than men, and the latest statistics suggest a near 9-1 ratio of cosmetic surgeries conducted on women compared to men. That ratio isn’t likely going to change soon, given that the number of female plastic surgeries increased by 33% since 2000, while the number of male plastic surgeries declined by 27%.

Females also dominate the market for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, with women representing 93% of all such procedures performed in 2020, compared to 7% performed on men. The number of men seeking minimally invasive cosmetic options has been increasing, though, with the number of such procedures increasing by 29% since 2000.

The skilled cosmetic surgeons at Southwest Florida’s Naples Plastic Surgery are familiar with this gender dynamic, as most of their patients are females. That said, Dr. Paul M. Gardner, Dr. Leo M. Baccaro, and Dr. Mark Walsh also have male patients, and the surgeons have seen an uptick in requests for some male-oriented plastic surgeries. Let’s take a closer look at the most common plastic surgeries sought by men.

Top Plastic Surgery Procedures Performed on Men

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more men (65,121) underwent nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) than any other plastic surgery in 2020. The procedure, it should be noted, is also the most performed invasive procedure (287,434) on women. Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) was the second-most performed (45,806) procedure for men in 2020, followed by cheek implant (28,638), liposuction (22,815), and ear surgery (22,464). Other popular plastic surgeries for men include breast reduction, facelift, neck lift, and hair restoration.

While the number of men seeking eyelid surgery and liposuction has declined since 2000, the number seeking cheek implants has grown by an astounding 1,616%. The number of men seeking ear surgery (otoplasty) has increased by 31% since 2000. Other procedures that have experienced significant increases among the male population include buttock lift, up 644%; lip augmentation, 455%; lower body lift, 248%; and thigh lift, 139%.

Male Procedures at Naples Plastic Surgery

Naples Plastic Surgery specializes in several male plastic surgery procedures and has earned a stellar reputation in southwest Florida performing male breast reduction, eyelid surgery, liposuction, ear reshaping, and hair restoration. Male breast reduction surgery is used to treat gynecomastia, a medical condition caused by hormonal imbalances that can lead to the sometimes-embarrassing growth of fat and tissue under the breasts. A combination of surgical techniques and liposuction removes the excess growth depending upon its composition and scope.

Male Liposuction is a successful way to remove genetically induced fat deposits on the hips, buttocks, stomach, and thighs that resist traditional diet and exercise weight-loss methods. As a body contouring procedure, liposuction can help men recover the slimmer, toned physiques they sported in their youth.

Whether because of genetics, advancing age, or a combination of the two, men can develop prominent under-eye bags and circles and drooping eyelids (ptosis). This can make them look chronically fatigued despite being well-rested, and ptosis can also impair vision. Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) relies on strategically placed incisions, removing excess fat, muscle, and skin, and the tightening of overlying skin with the closure of the incisions.

Malformed, oversized, or asymmetrical ears can be especially damaging to the self-esteem of children, which makes ear reshaping (otoplasty) one of the most frequently requested plastic surgeries for children. Naples Plastic Surgery specializes in otoplasty for children and for men who decide it’s time to correct a long-perceived problem or have suffered trauma to an ear. Our practice uses two different techniques, both of which involve a combination of tissue removal and cartilage reshaping.

Naples Plastic Surgery offers men six different hair restoration options to help replace hair lost or thinned due to genetics, stress, disease, medical treatments, or age. These options have proven successful at giving men a permanent solution for hair loss and thinning, and a restored sense of self-confidence.

Learn More About Male Cosmetic Procedures with Naples Plastic Surgery

Male plastic surgery procedures at Naples Plastic Surgery are performed on an outpatient basis, and most will require at least some downtime before the resumption of normal daily activities. If you would like to learn more about male plastic surgery procedures performed at our practice, Dr. Gardner, Dr. Baccaro, or Dr. Walsh would be pleased to consult with you and answer any questions you might have. Contact Naples Plastic Surgery today at 239.566.2611 to schedule your initial consultation.

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At Naples Plastic Surgery, our cosmetic services are designed to contour and enhance your body to help you achieve the body image that you desire. Known for offering among the best facial plastic surgery in Naples, our board-certified surgeons are known as much for their artistry as they are for their surgical skills. We understand that your image is the key to feeling great, so we will provide you with the most reliable advice and services to help make you look and feel your best.

The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has the training and experience necessary to help you pursue your own individual cosmetic goals down to the very last detail, all in a warm, comfortable, and private environment.

Dr. Paul Gardner, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Southwest Florida. As one of the leading plastic surgeons in Naples, FL, Dr. Gardner has more than 25 years of experience performing facial procedures including composite facelift, mini facelift, brow lift and skin cancer removal procedures. He also possesses expertise in breast augmentations, tummy tucks, and labiaplasty.

Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, MD received extensive training at the prestigious Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, where he worked with some of the most well-renowned practitioners in the art of cosmetic surgery. With honors and awards throughout medical school and his residency, Dr. Baccaro earned a stellar reputation for high quality surgical care with both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures.

Dr. Mark Walsh, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Southwest Florida. Dr. Walsh participated in the prestigious plastic surgery training program at Duke University. He has also served as an invited reviewer and has provided expert commentaries for multiple surgical journals, including the highly regarded Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Dr. Andrew M. Bonett, MD specializes in both reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery, with specific interests in reconstruction after breast and skin cancers, including Mohs reconstruction. His experience also includes reconstruction following traumatic injuries, body contouring, and general cosmetic plastic surgery procedures.

The plastic surgery process at Naples Plastic Surgery begins with a one-on-one, confidential consultation in which your surgeon conducts an examination to determine which procedures are likely to produce the most robust aesthetic improvements. This includes a comprehensive discussion with you to identify the benefits, risks and costs associated with each procedure. It may be possible to combine a number of surgical procedures into a single surgery if you desire and if your medical condition permits it.

As with any medical procedure, there is no guarantee that a desired outcome will be achieved. There are a number of health risks associated with even minor medical procedures. If you have any health issues or concerns, please feel free to discuss them any time with your surgeon at our Naples’ plastic surgery center.
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