Male Plastic Surgery – Top Procedures for Men
Transforming your Appearance with Natural-Looking Results: Which Plastic Surgery Procedures Men Choose
Women still choose plastic surgery more than men, but these days, Male plastic surgery procedures are increasingly appealing to men of all ages. Australian men want to look their best, too. And why not? Most of the surgeries popular with women are suitable for men, including corrective Rhinoplasty or nose reshaping surgery, eyelid lift surgery, Facelift procedures, Liposuction, skin tightening after weight loss and male breast reduction (getting rid of man boobs or ‘moobs’).
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This complete guide to Male Breast Reduction surgery covers everything you need to know about this procedure, including:
- Your surgery explained
- How to assess if you are a good candidate.
- Planning for your surgery
- Answers to most frequently asked questions.
- Before and after gallery
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TOP 6 Most Popular Reasons Men Seek a Specialist Plastic Surgeon for Plastic Surgery
1. Male Breast Reduction Surgery (Gynecomastia or Gynaecomastia)
The appearance of a flat chest, with smooth or defined pectoralis muscles, is something many men aim for (along with the hard-to-come by abdominal six pack). But weight changes, obesity and hormonal changes including andropause can all change the appearance of the male chest.
If you have a puffy, protruding or ‘cleavage-looking’ upper chest area and want to get a flatter chest, the surgery you’ll be looking for is Male Breast Reduction for Gynaecomastia/Gynecomastia).
Male breast reduction procedures often involves liposuction as well as redundant skin removal (skin excisions), with minimal downtime compared to most other body-shaping surgeries. There may be a scar if excess skin is removed, but you can ask about our Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) and other scar minimisation strategies when you come in for your confidential consultation with a Specialist Plastic Surgeon,
You may need to wait several weeks after Surgery before resuming some of your normal activities such as heavy lifting or weight training.
Ask us for more information by scheduling a confidential consultation (send an Enquiry form below or phone us during Clinic hours on (03) 8849 1444.
2. Rhinoplasty (Nose reshaping or repair of a Deviated Septum)
Changing the Shape of Your Nose with Plastic Surgery
The problem with noses is that in men, they tend to keep growing as you get older. Even if they don’t continue to expand, it’s often the loss of volume in the face that simply makes them look larger over time. There are several options for remedying the visual size of your nose, including:
- Plastic Surgery (Tip Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty or Revisional Rhinoplasty)
- Temporary cosmetic options such as improving facial volumisation using dermal fillers
- Other temporary facial injectables treatments that can help balance out certain parts of your nose, such as enhancing the nose bridge or nose tip
If you’re someone who has never liked the shape, size or position of your nose or nostrils, there are many new surgical options available to get you the nose you’ve always wanted.
You can have Rhinoplasty surgery, if necessary (many male celebrities have done the same).
For some minor nose changes, however, cosmetic injectables might be able to change the appearance of your nose with minimal downtime.
A Specialist Plastic Surgeon can help you to assess whether a Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) surgery is your best option, or if you’re a candidate for an Injectables approach to nose reshaping, using dermal filler. If you’ve had a prior nose job that you didn’t like the results of, you can also ask your surgeon’s opinion on a Revisional Rhinoplasty procedure. Not all botched nose jobs can be repaired, but perhaps something more visually pleasing can be attained by a Revisional Rhinoplasty or secondary nose reshaping surgery.
Plastic Surgeons work closely with the Coco Ruby Injecting team and Dermal Clinicians, who can also help you refine your skin, reduce acne scars and even out pigmentation and aged spots or other sun damage. He also performs skin cancer removals for some skin cancer patients. Phone us for more information on (03) 8849 1444 or send an enquiry form today.
3. Eyelid Lift (Blepharoplasty)
Eyelid lifts are one of the top procedures men choose to reduce the signs of ageing. If your eyelids have begun to sag or droop, you may notice this detracts from your youthful facial appearance OR your vision – or both. An eyelid lift procedure can help remove your sagging, puffy upper eyelid skin – or for a lower blepharoplasty, it can reduce the appearance of eye bags (loose skin beneath your lower eyelids).
If you’re starting to think your eyelids are ageing your face, prematurely, schedule a confidential consultation with a plastic Surgeon for an eyelid lift.
4. Facelift Surgery (Facial, Eyelid and Neck Lift Surgery for Men)
Are you a male, over the age of 50, who’s still competing with younger candidates in the workforce?
If so, you may find yourself increasingly surrounded by younger colleagues rapidly moving up the entrepreneurial or corporate ladder. You may find that a facelift or neck lift surgery, along with skin rejuvenation using lasers, light therapies or skin peels, can keep you in your chosen career field for a lot longer than if you left your looks to nature alone.
If you’re tired of looking a lot older than your younger colleagues, facelift surgery, skin resurfacing and injectables can really help.
Contact our team for a confidential consultation about what facial surgery procedures or skin refinement technologies will get you the most overall facial rejuvenation results.
5. Liposuction, Tummy Tuck Surgery and Body Contouring (Skin Tightening and Fat Removal including after Bariatric Surgery or other Significant Weight Loss)
Many men are troubled by excess fat or skin around the belly area. Other men are concerned about skin folds that hang over the lower hips or pubis area, especially as occurs after massive weight loss.
Surgery procedures to reduce redundant skin and remove excess body fat deposits from the front torso area, hips, thighs or buttocks areas are called “body contouring surgeries” or “body lift” procedures. They are increasingly popular options for men who want to get back their normal body contours after significant weight changes or bariatric procedures such as gastric sleeve surgery or gastric band surgery.
6. Tummy Tuck Surgery for Men including Belt Lipectomy (Circumferential Abdominoplasty)
There are many different types of body contouring procedures or body lift surgeries. These include a Circumferential Abdominoplasty (Belt Lipectomy) or a more traditional Tummy Tuck, Lower Body Lift, Thigh Lift, Upper Body Lift, or Male Breast Reduction surgery (described above).
If you have redundant skin or stubborn fat stores in your torso area, or along the hips, thighs, back or chest area, contact our Patient Care team to arrange a confidential consultation with Body Contouring Specialist, Dr Patrick Briggs. Dr Briggs has over 25 years of experience helping post-weight loss patients reduce redundant skin folds and excess body fat, including using skin tightening and liposuction procedures.
Why Plastic Surgery? Because Studies Show That Looks Can Help Keep You Up at the Top
Men and women who have climbed to the top rung of the business ladder certainly seem to want to stay there, even when younger colleagues would like to uproot them from their perch. But while looking older (or distinguished) was once linked with perceptions of wisdom and experience, looking older is definitely not an asset in the current global marketplace.
You simply can’t control WHO believes that older individuals are distinguished-looking and who doesn’t. And if studies and surveys are anything to go by, age discrimination is a detrimental aspect of modern life – and it doesn’t seem about to change.
So whilst you can’t quickly alter society’s overall impressions of the benefits of ageing, you CAN do a lot to make sure YOU stay as young looking as many of your younger colleagues or business associates. You can temporarily reverse (or stall) many of the effects of facial ageing by either having rejuvenating facial surgery (a facelift, upper or lower eyelid lift and/or a neck lift) or skin rejuvenation (deep skin peels, IPL, light-based therapies and laser-based technologies).
It’s easier to ask the plastic surgeon what procedures could be done to make you look more youthful – and get them done on a long lunch break. Then you can get back to work. The procedures most often chosen are injectables and laser skin tightening.
Men in Their 30s and 40s Don’t Have to Wait Til They are 60+
If you’re a younger man under the age of 30 or 40, you may have other surgery goals in mind when considering Male Plastic Surgery techniques. See our blog Male Plastic Surgery – Most Popular Procedures.
You don’t need to live with the facial genetics nature gave you, as there are many procedures that can help you improve your appearance.
Chin Augmentation or Higher Cheekbones
If you didn’t receive a masculine chin or strong jawline as one of your genetic assets, a Plastic Surgeon can help you gain a stronger chin or more defined jawline. This may involve a chin augmentation using either injections (fillers) or an implant or other chin enhancement procedure. Your cheeks can also be enhanced with dermal volumisers, known as dermal fillers.
Grandfathers Can Look as Good as Fathers
If you’re in the late fatherhood group (or starting a second family) and because you’re over 45 or 50, are being mistaken as a grandfather rather than the father to your children, a Plastic Surgeon can help you rejuvenate your appearance.
Breasts that make you feel you might need a training bra, double chins, deep wrinkles, and loss of volume in the face can all be remedied with different cosmetic procedures – but with a plastic surgeon’s specific approaches, you’ll get a natural-looking and long-lasting result that doesn’t “look done”.
Injectables, although temporary, can take off a decade from your look in less than an hour, relaxing muscles that cause deep wrinkles. Microdermabrasion or IPL and laser treatments can remove some wrinkles while stimulating collagen formation to ‘beef up’ or firm up the texture of your skin.
The skin care team at Coco Ruby also offers different types of laser techniques, known for their rejuvenating properties and long-lasting effects.
And if excess weight is a problem, then Bariatric Surgery may be something you’re looking into with your weight loss team – this can make a huge difference over several months, although you’ll need to make significant lifestyle changes and maintain them for best results.
If you’re considering male plastic surgery techniques or injectables, give us a call on (03) 8849 1444.
We’re here to help and look forward to assisting you on your journey.