This week we’re talking about cosmetic procedures for men, a topic that has lost a lot of its stigma and has become more socially acceptable. There is a rise in the popularity of what has become known as the “Daddy Do-over”. Ask any parent and they’ll likely tell you that having children can do a number on your physique.
Obviously, men don’t go through the same physical changes that women experience during pregnancy and post-pregnancy, but their lifestyle does change, which can impact their appearance. Diet and exercise patterns fluctuate, and they don’t get as much sleep. Men notice their body changes due to aging and parenting, and it starts to look completely different in their 30s and 40’s.
Just as women can turn to a suite of procedures, known as the “Mommy Makeover,” more men are embracing their own set of treatments – the “Daddy-Do-Over,” to help boost their confidence and improve their physical appearance.
Here are some frequently asked questions:
What is a Daddy do-over?
Similar to a Mommy Makeover, the “Daddy-Do-Over” consists of a combination of surgical and non-surgical body contouring and facial procedures.
Is this the solution to my “Dad Bod”?
As men age, fat tends to accumulate around the midsection. With less time to exercise and eat right, many guys — dads included — find it nearly impossible to reduce that stubborn bulge and are turning to surgery to reach their goals.
Similar to its counterpart — the so-called mommy makeover — a daddy do-over typically consists of surgical body contouring (think: Liposuction, Tummy tucks, and Male Breast Reduction). In our Body Contouring Blog series we’ve spoken about the benefits of high definition Vaser Lipo to create a sculpted appearance in the way that traditional liposuction is not able to achieve. It can be used on all stubborn problem areas to create the toned youthful results that really boost confidence.
Will facial surgery look natural?
With society’s emphasis on being healthy and in shape, men want their faces and bodies to match how they feel inside. If you’ve always carried weight in your neck and chin, it will become more noticeable with age, and droopy eyelids can make you look older and more tired than you actually are.
Some men take advantage of their recovery time from the body contouring procedures to take on facial procedures which can include Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) and Neck lifts. Choose an experienced Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon and use your consultation to discuss what subtle changes can be made through a combination of procedures to give you a natural rejuvenated result. Male patients can gain unexpected confidence from a few small changes.
Aren’t non-surgical treatments on the face just for women?
Male patients today embrace non-surgical and minimally-invasive procedures to the same degree as female patients. Men feel the same way as women do about not wanting to age, and it’s common for men to seek treatments and procedures to help them professionally as well as to feel more confident about advancing in their careers and competing in the workplace.
Neurotoxin injections can be used to soften frown lines that make you look permanently worried, and can even help with problematic teeth grinding and sweating!
Fillers can be used in the “tear trough” area to disguise dark circles under the eyes and are often used along the jawline to create a more defined masculine look. Other non-invasive treatments include Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections to stimulate hair growth and chemical peels to reduce pigmentation and resurface the skin to reduce fine lines.
My Pro Tip:
Do your research and choose an experienced surgeon you feel comfortable with and trust. Ask to see results from previous patients, gather recommendations and come prepared to your consultation with any questions you may have. A bespoke package of procedures and treatments should be tailored to reflect your body type and desired results.
For more information or to book a Consultation contact the DW Skin & Body team on firstname.lastname@example.org.