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5 Tips for Men Considering Plastic Surgery

Posted November 25, 2019 in Male Plastic Surgery

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The idea that plastic surgery is tailored for women only is changing.

More men are taking steps to improve their appearance than ever before.

A man at his consultation for a facelift after completing steps to find out if he is ready for a plastic surgery procedure.

*Models* A man at his consultation for a facelift after completing steps to find out if he is ready for a plastic surgery procedure.

In 2018, 1.5 million men received some form of plastic surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

5 Tips for Men Who Are Considering Plastic Surgery

Here are some tips for anyone considering male plastic surgery:

1. Understanding Your Goals With Plastic Surgery

The decision to have plastic surgery is an important one because you are choosing to modify your body permanently.

The first step to take if you are on the fence about plastic surgery is to have an honest conversation with yourself about the intended outcomes you wish plastic surgery will fulfill for you.

Some questions to ask yourself are:

  • Why do I want plastic surgery?
  • Will this procedure transform my quality of life and overall happiness?
  • Is my physical and mental at a stable point to handle a plastic surgery procedure?

2. Schedule Your Consultation

After having a conversation with yourself to develop the ground rules that you are indeed ready to make changes to your body, the next step would be to set up an in-person consultation with your plastic surgeon.

Dr. Elliott-Ghere will help you decide which plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery is right for you and your desired goals during your consultation.

If you are interested in setting up a consultation today, you can fill out our online contact form here.

3. Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle

With almost any plastic surgery, it is advised to be physically and mentally healthy before and maintain healthy habits following the procedure.

While you are considering plastic surgery, you can begin doing the preliminary preparation of living a lifestyle that includes a daily exercise routine and healthy eating habits.

4. Do Your Research

The internet can be somewhat deceiving when you are searching for answers, so a consultation with Dr. Elliott Ghere will approach your questions in a professional and qualified way. But before meeting with her, it is expected that you will use the internet to do some research.

You should look at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for professional and reliable sources regarding your plastic surgery options.

5. Time Off Work

With any plastic surgery procedure, at-home recovery time may be needed. You should make sure you are at a good time in your life where requesting some time off of work will not be a cause of concern.

It will be a necessity to take care of yourself post-surgery to allow for a full recovery to take place.

Which Plastic Surgery Procedures Are for Men?

Common types of plastic surgery for men include facelift, breast reduction, and eyelid lift.

Other procedural options include:

Want to Learn More?

If you want to learn more about our procedure options for men in Baton Rouge, LA, call our office at (225) 412-4774.

Get In Touch

A little can go a long way, and it is never too late to make a change.

Mary Ghere, MD

Weiler Plastic Surgery

4212 Bluebonnet Blvd., Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Phone: 225-399-0001

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