MORE AND MORE MEN ARE INVESTING IN THEIR CAREERS BY UNDERGOING PROCEDURES THAT HELP THEM LOOK YOUNGER, HEALTHIER, AND MORE ATTRACTIVE. WHILE MANY MAN STILL GO THE INVASIVE ROUTE WITH TRADITIONAL COSMETIC SURGERIES SUCH AS LIPOSUCTION, A NOSE JOB, OR EYELID SURGERY, THE MAJORITY OF MEN ARE OPTING FOR THE NON-INVASIVE ALTERNATIVE. FIND OUT WHY.
The Growing Trend of Male Plastic Surgery
As described in the previous post “Top 5 Male Plastic Surgery Procedures,” cosmetic procedures have soared in popularity since their introduction into the American Marketplace during the 1990s. Much of this surge in popularity is due to advancements in technology that are replacing invasive cosmetic surgeries such as a face lift, nose job, or liposuction, with minimally invasive but massively effective substitutes. Among the surge in individuals electing for cosmetic procedures, men comprise the fastest growing demographic according the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of cosmetic surgeries and procedures performed on men has increased by 112% since 2000.
Why Are More Men Getting Cosmetic Procedures?
Experts agree that the workplace has become increasingly more competitive as more and more qualified and experienced professionals are forced to compete for the same position. Research indicates that younger professionals, and more attractive professionals are given a significant advantage over their competition. According to research, attractive people make more money and receive more promotions in comparison to people who are considered less attractive. Similarily, younger professionals are considered to be more intelligent and are more likely to be hired, compared to applicants who are older, but share a comparable skill set with their younger looking competition.
Invasive Cosmetic Surgery v Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures for Men
Cosmetic procedures can be categorized by two main distinctions, invasive procedures, such as liposuction, rhinoplasty, or a facelift, and non-invasive, or minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, such as Botox, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, and CoolSculpting.
The majority of men who want a cosmetic procedure, decide to go the non-invasive route, and for good reason.
Why working men prefer Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures over Invasive Cosmetic Surgery?
Non-invasive procedures are far less expensive than cosmetic surgeries that require surgeons, operating rooms, and anesthesiologists, not to mention lost wages due to weeks of downtime and recovery.
2.) PROCEDURE DURATION
Non-invasive cosmetic procedures require drastically less time to perform than traditional cosmetic surgeries. Non-invasive cosmetic procedures typically last less than an hour and can usually be performed on a person’s lunch break.
3.) RECOVERY TIME
Recovery time for non-invasive procedures is minimal if not virtually non-existent, with most patients returning to their regular activities immediately after their appointment. This is especially important for men who have demanding careers and can’t take a bunch of weeks off of work to recover from the trauma inflicted to the body with invasive surgeries.
4.) NATURAL LOOKING RESULTS
When comparing certain non-invasive cosmetic procedures with its invasive surgical counterpart, such as coolsculpting compared to liposuction, the invasive surgery will produce immediate, and more dramatic results. Liposuction physical gouges then sucks the fat out of your body. Results are immediate. In comparison, clinical studies have demonstrated that CoolSculpting capitalizes on the body’s natural lymphatic system to gradually remove frozen fat cells from the body over the space of 1 to 2 months.* Essentially, the CoolSculpting process appears identical to natural fat loss. Gradual, natural looking results are important for men who want to improve their appearance without revealing their election of cosmetic procedures.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released statistics showing the top 5 most popular cosmetic procedures among men. Continue reading to find out which procedures are most popular and how the procedures work to help men look younger, healthier, and more attractive.