Rhinoplasty is Still the Top Surgery for Men

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The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has recently published its 2023 report, which identifies the most popular cosmetic surgeries over the past year. While breast procedures are the top request by women, rhinoplasty surgery remains the preferred treatment choice for men.

Here we’ll look at what the recent data revealed and why rhinoplasty is currently on the rise, especially among men.

Rhinoplasty takes top spot for male cosmetic procedures

According to the recent data released by the BAAPS, rhinoplasty continues to hold its ground as the number one procedure chosen by men. It narrowly surpassed other treatments such as eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), breast reduction, and liposuction.

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, involves reshaping the nose to improve its appearance and sometimes its function too. Men opt for this procedure for various reasons including boosting confidence, improving self-esteem, and meeting the aesthetic demands of certain careers where appearance plays a significant role.

Data reveals rhinoplasty procedures are on the rise

A comprehensive 2023 study conducted by the European Academy of Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) took a detailed look at the trends in rhinoplasty. The study involved a large-scale survey among EAFPS members who performed rhinoplasties between January 2019 and January 2022.

Its findings revealed that out of 41,259 rhinoplasties reported from 33 countries, 80% were first-time procedures while 20% were revisions. Most of these procedures (65%) were performed using an open method, which is preferred for its precision in complex cases. The reasons for undergoing rhinoplasty varied, with 58% of the cases aiming for both cosmetic and functional improvements.

In the UK alone, the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) noted a total of 4,145 rhinoplasty procedures between July 2022 and June 2023. This marked a significant 72% increase in procedures, the highest rise since 2015.

In the US, those aged 20-25 years accounted for 31% of all rhinoplasty patients in 2023. A similar trend was experienced in the UK and Europe, where young adults under 25 made up 20-40% of all cases.

Thinking of undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure?

If you’re considering having a rhinoplasty, it’s essential to understand the importance of choosing a skilled surgeon.

The success of a rhinoplasty not only depends on the surgeon’s ability, but also on thorough planning and understanding of what the surgery can realistically achieve. Factors such as facial symmetry, skin thickness, and personal health play crucial roles in the outcome.

Opting for rhinoplasty is a significant decision that requires careful consideration and expert advice. Whether you are looking to improve the appearance of your nose, correct breathing issues, or both, the expertise of the surgeon is extremely important.

Book a consultation with Mr Paul Tulley to get a clearer picture of what to expect and how best to achieve your desired results.