In the first of a kind study, plastic surgeons at Georgetown University Medical Center found that when a man chose to have a nip or a tuck on his face, it significantly increased perceptions of attractiveness, likeability, social skills, or trustworthiness. The study, published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, shows that men benefit from facial cosmetic surgery in much the same way as women: other people find more to like in that new visage. However, the study did not show a significant impact on perceptions of gender masculinity , whereas a similar study performed with women in showed a significant increase in ratings of femininity. In recent years, men in America have changed their social attitudes about "appearance maintenance" from one bordering on narcissism to somewhere on a continuum of well-being, Reilly adds.
Facial Plastic Surgery and Treatment Options
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For our selfie-obsessed culture , the desire to look perfectly filtered — in photos and IRL — has never been stronger. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures has grown nearly percent since , with no indication of slowing down. Advances in technology and research are on track with consumer demand, and the Food and Drug Administration is set to approve at least three new, cutting-edge cosmetic procedures in Below, we ask renowned plastic surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists to weigh in on the trends and procedures they think will be the most popular this year to zap, inject, and restore our bodies. Injectables, lasers, and skin resurfacing can be quick, lunchtime procedures, often with immediately visible effects and limited downtime , qualities that contribute to their inclusivity as well as confidentiality. Injectables, like Botox and fillers, have become so mainstream that, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery AAFPRS 's annual survey , four-fifths of all treatments performed by facial plastic surgeons in were cosmetic, non-surgical procedures, thanks to the subtle but noticeable results and relatively reasonable cost.
Cosmetic plastic surgery includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures that enhance and reshape structures of the body to improve appearance and confidence. Healthy individuals with a positive outlook and realistic expectations are appropriate candidates for cosmetic procedures. Because it is elective, cosmetic surgery is usually not covered by health insurance.
Skip to content. Every month our physicians and esthetician offer exclusive discounts on our most popular skin care services. Click here to view this month's special. Our doctors are all full-time faculty at the University of Michigan, where they are active in the study, research, and advancement of facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.