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Why do men think they need facelifts?
21 doctors weighed in

Dr. Brock Ridenour
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Same as women
We live in a youth-oriented society that is discriminatory towards the older population (ageism).
While men are not judged on their appearance to the same degree as women, some men feel the need to look young in order to be confident and competitive at work. Men, like women, want to look as young as they feel. Facial rejuvenation in men should be conservative in order to avoid looking feminized.

In brief: Same as women
We live in a youth-oriented society that is discriminatory towards the older population (ageism).
While men are not judged on their appearance to the same degree as women, some men feel the need to look young in order to be confident and competitive at work. Men, like women, want to look as young as they feel. Facial rejuvenation in men should be conservative in order to avoid looking feminized.
Dr. Brock Ridenour
Dr. Brock Ridenour
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Personal choice
It is a personal choice by anyone, including men, to choose aesthetic surgery.

In brief: Personal choice
It is a personal choice by anyone, including men, to choose aesthetic surgery.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Ram Kalus
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Youthful appearances
Men and women both want to look as young as they feel, and sometimes the changes of aging show up on the face sooner than men and women would like to see.
In men, it is usually the neck that bothers them most and they want to get their strong jaw line back without a "turkey neck" under their chin. Looking good is not only a concern for women, and male plastic surgery is rapidly catching on.

In brief: Youthful appearances
Men and women both want to look as young as they feel, and sometimes the changes of aging show up on the face sooner than men and women would like to see.
In men, it is usually the neck that bothers them most and they want to get their strong jaw line back without a "turkey neck" under their chin. Looking good is not only a concern for women, and male plastic surgery is rapidly catching on.
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Facelift for men
Men undergo face lifting procedures for the same reasons women do- to improve their appearance, feel better about themselves and look the way they feel.

In brief: Facelift for men
Men undergo face lifting procedures for the same reasons women do- to improve their appearance, feel better about themselves and look the way they feel.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Lara Devgan
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Aging face/ neck
Many men seek face or neck lifts for improved contour of the lower third of the face, jowls, jawline, and neck.

In brief: Aging face/ neck
Many men seek face or neck lifts for improved contour of the lower third of the face, jowls, jawline, and neck.
Dr. Lara Devgan
Dr. Lara Devgan
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Dr. Donald Yoo
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Personal reasons
The decision to have plastic surgery is ultimately a personal one and is motivated by a great variety of factors.
As far as facelift, men want to look younger and rejuvenated too.

In brief: Personal reasons
The decision to have plastic surgery is ultimately a personal one and is motivated by a great variety of factors.
As far as facelift, men want to look younger and rejuvenated too.
Dr. Donald Yoo
Dr. Donald Yoo
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Neck
Many men are concerned about loose folds of tissue under the chin (submentum) and throughout the neck.
Face/neck lift is a good option for many men but others benefit from direct removal of tissue from the submentum and neck without needing incisions near the ears.

In brief: Neck
Many men are concerned about loose folds of tissue under the chin (submentum) and throughout the neck.
Face/neck lift is a good option for many men but others benefit from direct removal of tissue from the submentum and neck without needing incisions near the ears.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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Dr. Clark Schierle
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Male Facelift
More and more men are becoming more aware of the importance of their appearance in their daily lives.
In addition to medical skin care, surgical rejuvenation can make a big impact on an older man's appearance. Make sure your surgeon is well versed in the different goals of male and female facelifts so you don't end up with an overly feminized, tight, unnatural look.

In brief: Male Facelift
More and more men are becoming more aware of the importance of their appearance in their daily lives.
In addition to medical skin care, surgical rejuvenation can make a big impact on an older man's appearance. Make sure your surgeon is well versed in the different goals of male and female facelifts so you don't end up with an overly feminized, tight, unnatural look.
Dr. Clark Schierle
Dr. Clark Schierle
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Individual reasons
Generally, men (like women) think a facelift would be helpful if they look older, more tired, or more angry than they feel inside.
The best facelift will "turn back the clock" for an individual patient about 15-20 years without making the patient appear "operated on." the decision for such elective surgery is an individual matter and varies from patient to patient.

In brief: Individual reasons
Generally, men (like women) think a facelift would be helpful if they look older, more tired, or more angry than they feel inside.
The best facelift will "turn back the clock" for an individual patient about 15-20 years without making the patient appear "operated on." the decision for such elective surgery is an individual matter and varies from patient to patient.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Male facelifts.
To feel normal, confident, young, competitive, attractive, potent, and a host of other reasons.

In brief: Male facelifts.
To feel normal, confident, young, competitive, attractive, potent, and a host of other reasons.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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