Male Plastic Surgery: Facts, Costs and Figures [Infographic]

28 Jan 2014

Male Plastic Surgery: Facts, Costs and Figures [Infographic]

male-plastic-surgery-infographic-thumbnailIn a recently released infographic Dr. Steinbrech of Men’s Plastic Surgery Manhattan revealed that Male Plastic Surgery is as popular as ever today. Apart from the 106% increase in the last 2 decades, statistics have shown that more than 1,000,000 male individuals received cosmetic surgical procedures.

Dr. Steinbrech; however, does not find the results so astonishing. “Men are doing it for job reasons, to look good, to become male models. We have also performed surgeries on many CEOs who are at the top of their game, and want to stay young and very competitive in the boardroom.”

Male Plastic Surgery: Facts, Costs and Figures.

  • Men are paying more attention and investing more in their looks with plastic surgery procedures.
  • 106% increase since 1997 for male plastic surgery.
  • In 2012, 1 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men (10% of total cosmetic procedures).
  • Competitive job market is often cited as the main motivating factor for men to get plastic surgery. 

TOP 5 SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR MEN:

  1. Liposuction
  2. Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
  3. Eyelid Surgery
  4. Gynecomastia (Male breast reduction)
  5. Facelift

Procedures Map Breakdown
Post-op pain factor
1 is mild
10 is excruciatingly unbearable

LIPOSUCTION

Shelf life: 10 to 20 years for abs and thighs; 10 to 15 years for neck; love handles never come back.
Recovery time: 2
 days
Cost: $2,700 to $5,000
Post-op pain factor: 5 out of 10

RHINOPLASTY

Shelf life: Permanent
Recovery time: 2
 days
Cost: $2,700 to $5,000
Post-op pain factor: 5 out of 10

EYELID SURGERY

Shelf life: 15 to 20 years
Recovery time: 5 to 7 
days
Cost: $4,500 to $8,000 for upper and lower
Post-op pain factor: 4 out of 10

GYNECOMASTIA (MALE BREAST REDUCTION)

Shelf life: Permanent
Recovery time: 2 to 3
 days
Cost: $1,500 to $5,000
Post-op pain factor: 6 out of 10 

FACELIFT

Shelf life: 10 to 15 years
Recovery time: 5 to 7 
days
Cost: $6,000 to $11,000
Post-op pain factor: 4 out of 10

NECKLIFT

Shelf life: 10 to 15 years
Recovery time: 5 to 7
 days
Cost: $6,000 to $11,000
Post-op pain factor: 5 

CHIN IMPLANTS

Shelf life: Permanent
Recovery time: 7 
days
Cost: $6,500 to $11,000
Post-op pain factor: 4-5 out of 10

PECTORAL IMPLANTS

Shelf life: 10 to 12 years
Recovery time: 4 to 6 weeks
Cost: $6,500 to $8,000
Post-op pain factor: 4-5 out of 10

BUTTOCK IMPLANTS

Shelf life: 15 to 20 years
Recovery time: 4 to 6 weeks
Cost: $7,500 to $10,000
Post-op pain factor: 4-5 out of 10

Infographic by: Male Plastic Surgery New York and Dr. Douglas S. Steinbrech. 

Sources:

http://www.surgery.org/media/news-releases/cosmetic-procedures-increase-in-2012

http://www.plasticsurgery.org/Documents/news-resources/statistics/2012-Plastic-Surgery-Statistics/full-plastic-surgery-statistics-report.pdf

http://www.surgery.org/media/news-releases/cosmetic-procedures-increase-in-2012

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002985.htm

http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/lifestyle/more-men-are-getting-plastic-surgery

http://www.askmen.com/daily/austin_100/112_fashion_style.html

http://www.drsteinbrech.com

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