There has been a 325-percent increase in the number of cosmetic procedures performed on men since 1997, according to the Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank. In 2015 alone, 1.2 million procedures were done on men.1
Why the boom?
Plastic surgeon Dr. Douglas Steinbrech told Business Insider that men want plastic surgery to look good and stay competitive in the job market. James Fell, a fitness columnist, told Yahoo! News masculinity’s definition is evolving, which could contribute to men focusing more on their appearance, and furthermore looking to cosmetic surgery.
What are the most popular procedures? Here are the top five in 2015 for men:1