The number of people seeking plastic surgery has jumped in the past decade and a half.
The latest numbers show that more than 4.5 million people were referred to plastic surgeons in 2015, up from 1.8 million in 2009, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
The rise in plastic surgery comes as the United States struggles with a widening gender gap, with women more likely than men to have had surgery.
Some researchers argue that women’s preference for cosmetic surgery has fueled a growing interest in the surgery.
And that’s where a growing number of experts say that there is a bigger issue.
A growing number are arguing that the increased interest in plastic surgeries is a result of a growing cultural trend that has led to a rise in men seeking such surgeries.
A growing number say that men are seeking plastic surgeries more out of cultural pressures than a desire to improve their physical appearance.
They argue that, as a growing percentage of men reach the age of 40, they’re becoming more interested in their appearance and body image.
“When I started seeing my male peers in my 30s who had had plastic surgery and asked me if I thought I was looking good, I said no,” said Dr. David Gossett, an associate professor of dermatology and dermatology at Boston University.
“I was telling them, ‘No, I don’t.’
I said, ‘It’s fine, I’m not looking good.’
And they said, “Well, that’s why you did it.'”
Dr. Gossetts, who is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and a board member for the American Association of Plastic Surgery, is among those who argue that the trend is a direct result of cultural pressure.
Dr. Michael Grazier, a plastic surgeon and the director of the Cosmetic Surgery Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, said he believes the rising interest in cosmetic surgery is largely a result in part of the increasing number of men seeking plastic surgical procedures.
Dr Graziers argument is supported by research that suggests men who seek plastic surgery tend to be older, have higher levels of depression, and are more likely to have health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.”
The more we know, the more we realize there is something about men, in general, that is not necessarily well-fitting in the culture,” he said.
Dr J. Thomas Sager, a professor of plastic surgery at the University of North Carolina, agrees.
He believes the rise in interest is primarily due to men who are more accepting of plastic surgeries, as they perceive them as less of a burden to society.”
It’s an issue of being able to get something done. “
They have to deal with the weight of their own body.
It’s an issue of being able to get something done.
We don’t always have a lot of money, and we’re not always well-educated about surgery.
We’re not very well educated in the general area of body image and beauty standards.
And the whole idea that men have to go into the gym, to be thin, to look perfect, it just doesn’t apply to women.”
Dr. Sager says that the fact that plastic surgery is becoming more popular in men is a symptom of the changing societal landscape.
“In the past, men have been more of a social outcast.
And men were more likely, I think, to go out in public and go for a haircut,” he explained.
“And men are now, increasingly, getting the attention of women.
And women are becoming more accepting.”
The debate over plastic surgery aside, Dr. Sagers theory is backed by a growing body of research that links the growing interest to increased mental health problems and depression.
The American Psychiatric Association estimates that approximately 10% of Americans suffer from mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.
And in recent years, more than 10 million people have been treated for depression, according the American Psychological Association.
Some researchers have also speculated that men who undergo plastic surgery are more at risk of developing obesity.
“There’s been a lot more interest in men having plastic surgery,” Dr. Grazers said.
“Men are more willing, if you will, to have surgery.
Men are more interested than women are in having surgery.
And I think it’s a combination of the increased popularity of surgery, and the increased acceptance of surgery.
I don�t think it comes from women at all.
It comes from men.”
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