Liposuction for men is one of the most commonly performed male cosmetic procedures. Stubborn body fat that won’t respond to traditional methods of fat reduction like dieting and exercise can significantly diminish the attractive appearance of a well-defined and well-proportioned masculine male body.
At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Santa Monica, our goal is to provide our patients with the exceptional surgical care they need to feel good about the appearance of their bodies. We offer liposuction for men who want to sculpt and refine the appearance of their physique.
In general, men are excellent candidates for the liposuction procedure. Men usually have good skin tone with well-defined localized areas that need treatment. Areas such as the neck and love handles that are resistant to regular diet and exercise yet can make you appear older and heavier than you really are. Using tumescent liposuction to trim these areas is a safe, simple and very effective way to improve your overall appearance as well as self-confidence.
As men tend to have a thicker dermis (the undersurface of the skin) and a more fibrous fatty layer, liposuction can be a little more difficult to perform. However, for the same reasons, in experienced hands men often get the best results of all. While experience is important for all cosmetic surgery this is particularly true for liposuction in men where a different set of cannulas and a modified technique is needed to optimize results.
When performing liposuction for the male body, extreme care and precision must be used to ensure that the results provided enhance the masculine appearance of the patient’s figure. A trim, tight, and straight figure is ideal, so fat needs to be removed evenly across the treated areas.
Fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon Dr. Ralph Massey is a recognized expert in cosmetic liposuction. Dr. Massey uses his exceptional surgical skill coupled with his in-depth knowledge of the male physique to provide outstanding results that are personalized and aesthetically pleasing.
Liposuction can be used to treat large areas of the body where there may be a lot of bulk, as well as to refine more delicate areas of the body. Liposuction can be performed on the.
Recovery from liposuction is relatively easy, and complications associated with the recovery period are minor and do not occur frequently. Soreness, bruising, and discomfort are common and can be easily managed with medication as recommended.
Most patients need around two weeks to recover from liposuction before they can return to their normal activities. More strenuous activities such as heavy lifting and hard exercise may need to be avoided for a few additional weeks. The incisions used to perform the procedure are small and should not leave noticeable post-surgical marks.
Contact the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Santa Monica today to learn more about liposuction for men during a consultation. Dr. Massey has performed countless liposuction procedures for men and can help you attain the well-defined and masculine-looking figure you want.
"Dr Massey, you are a rarity today and a fine representation of what a doctor should be… caring for the patient above all else. Thank you most deeply for your beautiful work on my nose. Thank you most especially for seeing me through a very traumatic experience with outstanding care, sensitivity and professionalism."
For Dr. Massey safety is the first priority with any surgery. He has personally performed hundreds of liposuction surgeries, and none of his patients has had any type of serious complication. Indeed in a recent study of over 15,000 patients treated with tumescent liposuction there was not a single serious complication.