A Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for the Modern Man

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Posted on February 28, 2024 under Gynecomastia, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck

Cosmetic surgery has become popular among men seeking to enhance their appearance. Over 1.3 million men in the U.S. are estimated to undergo or have undergone cosmetic procedures. Modern men are turning to these procedures to achieve a more youthful look and address specific aesthetic concerns. As a result, they regain their confidence and overall well-being.

Common Cosmetic Procedures for Men

There are many cosmetic surgeries for men. However, some are more sought after than others. The most popular ones include:

Gynecomastia Procedure

The term gynecomastia denotes the excessive growth of breasts in men. This excess tissue leaves men feeling self-conscious and lowers their self-esteem. Common causes of gynecomastia include hormonal imbalance, weight gain, and genetics. Although losing weight and rebalancing hormones solves this issue, those with persistent breast tissue will benefit from this cosmetic procedure. Male breast reduction will give the patient a more contoured and leaner chest, restoring their intended look and confidence.

Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is also known as abdominoplasty. This cosmetic surgical procedure helps men achieve a firmer, more toned abdominal profile. Abdominoplasty addresses excess skin and fat in the abdominal area resulting from significant weight loss, aging, or genetic predisposition. Tummy tucks remove excess skin and fat and tighten abdominal muscles to create a more sculpted appearance. Many men opt for this procedure to regain a more youthful and athletic physique.


Liposuction removes stubborn fat pockets from specific body areas. It involves the targeted suctioning of excess fat deposits through a small tube. As a result, it gives you a more defined and proportionate physique. Men often seek liposuction to address areas that resist diet and exercise. These include the abdomen, flanks, chest, and love handles. This procedure is not a weight loss solution. It enhances body contours and gives men a more refined appearance.

Blepharoplasty Cosmetic Procedure

Blepharoplasty, commonly known as eyelid surgery, addresses issues related to the eyelids. It aims to rejuvenate the appearance of the eyes. This surgery corrects under-eye bags, excess skin, and fat. After the surgery, you’ll get a refreshed and less tired appearance.

Botox Procedure

Botox is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure involving the injection of a purified botulinum toxin. The injection temporarily reduces the appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines. This treatment targets specific muscles around the forehead, around the eyes, and between the eyebrows. It creates a smoother and more youthful facial appearance.

Schedule a Consultation

Cosmetic surgery for men offers an array of procedures that enhance their appearance and boost self-confidence. Remember, it’s essential to approach cosmetic surgery with realistic expectations. Always prioritize your health and consult with Dr. Magge, Dr. Jabs, or Dr. Richards at Cosmetic Surgery Associates in Bethesda, Maryland. Our doctors will help you make informed decisions about cosmetic procedures.

Take the first step towards achieving your aesthetic goals by scheduling your consultation by filling out our contact form. You can also call us at (301) 463-7943. We look forward to assisting you on your journey to a more confident and rejuvenated future.

Our Plastic Surgery Associates team includes Dr. Franklin Richards, Dr. A. Dean Jabs, and Dr. Keshav Magge. Each of our plastic surgeons is board-certified, and together they have over 60 years of combined experience. Drs. Richards, Jabs, and Magge are all highly qualified in procedures for the face, breast, and body, and pride themselves in providing excellent results through our state-of-the-art, Quad A certified operating centers