Man up: Plastic surgery is a new trend for men - AmericaNowNews.com

More men seeking plastic surgery

What kind of guy gets Botox injections?

47-year old Chris Zwolinski is a carpenter and former member of the military. Botox, which temporarily deadens small facial muscles, helps remove the wrinkles around his eyes and forehead. 

"I know the wrinkles give us our wisdom, but I'd like to remain youthful and healthy-looking," Zwolinski says.

Zwolinski is the new breed of patient at the Ohio Clinic for Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Michael Wojtanowski, a plastic surgeon at the clinic, says that almost 30 percent of his patients now are men.

"We see everything from construction workers to assembly workers to doctors and lawyers," he shares.

Mitchell Sotka is another example. A successful antique dealer, Sotka routinely gets facials at Ohio Clinic Skin Care. He says they help "make you look as best as you can for as long as you can." 

More than one million men underwent cosmetic procedures last year. Despite the bad economy, facelifts are up 14 percent. Botox injections are up 9 percent and liposuction is up 7 percent. The hottest procedure for men right now is liposuction to get rid of love handles.

With an increasing number of men going under the knife, it might make you stop and wonder about all those lines and creases. Zwolinski and Sotka would simply say: Don't knock it ‘until you try it.

Copyright 2011 America Now. All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Parents desperate to get their troubled sleepers to bed are turning to synthetic melatonin, which is a supplement sold over the counter. But expert warn it could have adverse effects on child development.
    Many adults turn to sleep aids like melatonin, but now more parents are giving them to their kids, too. We talked to physicians to see what they had to say about how it could affect your child's development.
  • Six deadly foods for dogs

    Six deadly foods for dogs

    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. One woman found that out the hard way when her dog ate a bunch of grapes! Turns out, that's one of the most dangerous foods
    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. But these common snacks could be fatal for Fido.
  • Mouse droppings cause disease

    Mouse droppings cause respiratory disease

    Mice are one of the most resilient mammals living on the planet. Some people have them as pets, and they're also used in laboratory experiments. If wild mice get inside your house, they can potentially
    If wild mice find a way inside your home, they can potentially cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your drywall and insulation. They can also transmit a harmful disease which can cause death in humans. 
Powered by WorldNow