Men and Plastic Surgery

Who says that only women are obsessed with a flat stomach, nose, or eyelids that can defy gravity, and willing to do plastic surgery to get it? In UK, when booming plastic surgery happened, significant number of men was recorded undergoing plastic surgery.

According to new research reported by the British Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), in 2009 not less than 3623 men undergoing plastic surgery. This is an increase of 21 percent from the year 2008.

Among the various procedures of interest, breast surgery (known as the Moob job) is the most popular. Increase reaches 80 percent, making it the third most popular procedure performed by men. Most popular plastic surgery, first and the second is Rhinoplasty (nose reconstruction) and Blepharoplasty (eyelid reconstruction).

Compared to men, women still dominate plastic surgery procedures with at least 32,193 operations in 2009. This is an increase of 5.4 percent, with a boob job in first position of the most popular.

BAAPS president who is also a consultant plastic surgeon to Nigel Merceer, "the public interest in aesthetic surgery seems to remain strong, and growing among British men, although the country is also affected by the recession."

The high level of increased media attention to this phenomenon makes him realize that this procedure is worth living. Popularity appointment procedures eyebrows and eyelids continue. The men reportedly tend to choose to fix only one of the features on his face, because it is considered more economical than to do a total facelift.

No comments: