Cosmetic surgery for men can help patients look their best and correct medical issues in Charlotte, NC

Cosmetic surgery for men is becoming increasingly common
Cosmetic surgery for men is becoming more and more common in Charlotte, NC and across the nation as men face the same pressure to look young as women. Though women are still the vast majority of cosmetic procedures, the number of men having cosmetic procedures are increasing slowly but surely.

There are a few reasons these numbers are growing. One, men too are facing the pressure to look young. Second, men may feel self conscious about some of the signs of aging that start affecting them and want to have them corrected. Third, they may have a cosmetic procedure to correct a medical issue such as droopy eyelids that affect vision.

Cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and help eliminate many signs of aging for men
As men age, they may begin to notice signs of aging and wish to have a procedure to treat and eliminate them. Some common things men, and women, experience are a sagging neck or cheeks with can develop from excess fat. Many patients also start to see droopy eyelids develop or puffiness under the eyes. Ear pinning is also common, but many people have that procedure at a relatively young age. Procedures to create a stronger jawline and chin are common in men as both these features are often seen as masculine characteristics that equate to good looks in men.

The most popular type of plastic surgery for men is nose reshaping per the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many men have this procedure to reshape the nose after sports injuries or if they have a deviated septum.

Scars can often be more difficult to hide on men
One factor men should keep in mind before surgery is if the scar will be visible and if that will be a problem for you. Makeup or hair easily hide some scars, but men may have a harder time hiding their surgical scars if they have shorter hair. If you are concerned about scarring from your surgery being visible, be sure to speak to your doctor about it.

Your surgeon can help determine what the best procedure is for you
If you are interested in cosmetic surgery for men but aren’t sure the best procedure to help you achieve your goals, your doctor should be able to help. Following an examination and discussion of what you want to accomplish, your doctor can offer suggestions on the best surgery for you. As with most types of operations, some may have more risk than others, but your doctor should be able to discuss that with you.

Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon
Charlotte, NC residents who are considering plastic surgery for men should schedule a consultation with Dr. Sean Freeman. Dr. Freeman is the area’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon and would be happy to help you reach your goals.