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Plastic surgery continues to gain popularity in the United States each year. While the majority of these patients are still women, demographics have been expanding along with the number of procedures performed.

Today, more men than ever are seeing the benefits of cosmetic surgery for boosting self-esteem and fixing problem areas.

Why Do Men Get Liposuction?

Men get liposuction for many of the same reasons women do–boosting self-confidence, body contouring, and resolving stubborn problem areas that don’t respond to exercise.

Some men also seek liposuction to help reveal muscle definition beneath the fat, as it can be difficult to show off hard work done at the gym when problem areas refuse to go away.

Popular Treatment Areas

Men and women tend to have different problem areas, and for men, the neck and chest are popular areas for treatment, along with the more typical love handles and belly area. Many men also seek liposuction for enlarged male breasts (gynecomastia), and this can be effective, but may also require removal of breast gland tissue for good results.

New Techniques

Liposuction has come a long way in recent years. What used to be a painful and invasive procedure is now much safer and gentler, with techniques such as tumescent (fluid-assisted), ultrasound, and laser liposuction available to patients.

Some of these techniques, such as SmartLipo laser-assisted liposuction (which we perform), do not require the use of general anesthesia, and preliminary recovery time takes only a few days. As with all types of liposuction, SmartLipo is best for patients who are near their ideal weight and are interested in body contouring, not weight loss.

Choose an Expert Surgeon

With a large number of plastic and cosmetic surgeons offering liposuction these days, it can be difficult to choose the doctor who is right for you. If you’re interested in SmartLipo laser liposuction for stubborn problem areas, visit our New York City or Long Island locations to schedule a complimentary consultation with our SmartLipo experts.

Our skilled cosmetic & plastic surgeons specialize in liposculpture and can help you get the streamlined, sexy physique you’re looking for. Schedule your consultation today by calling our appointment line at (631) 499-1831.

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