A recent article in the New York Times highlights the increasing popularity of plastic surgery in men. The article suggests substituting the traditional Father’s Day gifts for cosmetic treatment and surgery. Things like chin implants, botulinum toxin (Botox and dysport), facial fillers, liposuction, and other appearance improving treatments have rised in popularity not only over the last 10 years, but especially during Father’s Day.
It is no longer “taboo” for men to seek plastic surgery and this article highlights the fact that men generally are having more cosmetic procedures and treatments. According to the areas ASPS statistics, roughly 10% of all cosmetic procedures were performed in men in 2012 which is up from about 8% in 2010.
Take a look at the article, it’s very enjoyable and informative:
Happy Father’s Day!