More and more men go to the operating room. According to data from the Chilean Plastic Surgery Society (SCCP), currently between 5 thousand and 6 thousand male aesthetic operations are carried out per year, a figure that has increased in the past decade. This shows that Chileans are more open to undergoing this type of surgical procedure.
With summer closer than we think, attention to well-known body appearance and diet, fitness center or plastic surgery is starting to become a topic. Among the procedures most requested by men for this season are gynecomastia. This intervention reduces one of the large complexes of male sex: increased volume of the pectoral region due to an increase in subcutaneous fat tissue or in some cases the development of small mammary glands. This condition can occur at any age and can be a result of hormonal changes, steroid use, heredity, obesity or even by the use of certain drugs.
Another most sought-after procedure that has become the third most popular cosmetic surgery in the world is blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery. This intervention improves the appearance of the eyelids and gives more light to the eyes, through temporary hospitalization under local anesthesia and sedation with the anesthesiologist.
Plastic surgeon Claudio Thomas, President of the Chilean Plastic Surgery Society, commented that "It is important that everyone who decides to do this type of surgical intervention chooses an accredited plastic surgeon because the level of complete training in plastic surgery is needed for integral development to make an adequate diagnosis and choose the right operation depending on each case, which requires experienced plastic surgeon. "
Despite the explosive increase in male surgery in the past ten years, liposuction This represents 25% of the most invasive treatments performed by male sex. This technique has been popularized because it makes it possible to reach the body with better contours, eliminate uncontrolled fat that cannot be reduced by diet or exercise. However, many patients come to consultations thinking it is a technique to lose weight, which is not true.
The important thing is to be aware of the procedures that someone decides to do, is key to understanding the procedures one can do by focusing on basic triangles, knowledgeable patients, certified surgeons and accredited clinical centers.