MEN make up about 12% of my patients and may come to see me for several reasons.
Liposuction is the commonest operation I perform in men. The usual areas I am asked to treat are the tummy, love handles, chest and neck, although I have treated other areas too. The procedure is as for women although I may not use a spinal injection.
Protruding ears are commonly corrected with an otoplasty in men.
Male facial rejuvenation is, in my opinion, very different from female facial rejuvenation and requires a completely different approach. More on male facial rejuvenation...
All the above surgery is carried out in my own private facility as day case surgery (in and out on the same day). Local anaesthesia, sometimes with supplementary sedation, is used.
Article written 26 October 2010.