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Men of the 21st century are certainly different than the ones who lived in the past. Cosmetics,waxing and even cosmetic surgery are not reserved only for women anymore.

Men feel the need to be youthful and good looking after they turn 40, and even 50 and 60. This fact has changed the ideas about pills,proper dieting, regular exercising and plastic surgery.

Some cosmetic surgery procedures are more common among the men. Thestronger sex usually dose a nose job (reshaping of the nose), eyelid operation,breast reduction or liposuction. Hair transplantation surgery has also foundits place in the top 5 men plastic surgeries.

About 20% of all liposuction, Botox injections, laser hairremoval and eyelid and nose fixing procedures are performed on men. Number ofprocedures is growing fast, and just for last 8 years 40% more men have decidedto perform some sort of cosmetic surgery.

Men tend to “improve” their body. If they are not satisfiedwith their abdomen they will decide to create 6pack abs from the commercials seenon TV. Also, they use cosmetic surgery to build larger pectoral muscles orimprove the bottom. All of these procedures are attractive to people who likeeasy solutions.

These muscles or enhanced bottom might seem fake and plasticand usually doesn’t resolve the problems that the patients have. These cosmeticsurgeries are costly and carry all the possible risks of the surgical proceduresunder total anesthesia.

Possible Complications

Anesthesia is risky in any surgical procedure, includingplastic surgery. Possible effects are: arrhythmias, heart attack, brain damage,stroke, blood problems and breathing problems. Some patients may experienceinfections, numbness, scarring, fluid retention after liposuction, or skinnecrosis. Be aware of possible frauds, unlicensed or untrained doctors.


Cost of a plastic surgery includes: the type of the surgicalprocedure, fees of the surgeon and his stuff that will perform the surgery andcosts for operating room. Costs may vary a lot, but if you want to have a surgicalprocedure done on your body – find a reliable surgeon and a good surgicalpractice to perform it.

The least expensive are Botox injections, costing about300$. Liposuction and eyelid surgeries are around 2000$ and nose job (alsoknown as rhinoplasty) starts at 3.000$. If you want to have a face-liftingsurgery, be prepare for prices between 5.000$ and 10.000$.

Make sure you find the qualified and specialized doctor forthe surgery, who works in the proper clinic. Discuss potential risks and the outcomeof the surgery with him/her. Consult the surgeon about your health condition and any medication you havebeen using.

Stop smoking and drinking alcohol before the surgery.

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