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We all want to look our best and put on our best game-face, but for men it’s different. Cosmetic procedures for men should preserve and enhance our masculine identities
Cosmetic procedures for men should not produce an artificial, “done” appearance. I tell all my patients that they should look like they’ve never been to a plastic surgeon!
Dr. O’Connell believes that cosmetic procedures, including plastic surgery, should be more conservative in men but still achieve our aesthetic goals; whether it’s simply reducing an angry or tired look with Botox or neck contouring to tighten a loose neck or jawline. Men want faster recovery times with a rapid return to work, and do not wish to wear make-up or talk about plastic surgery. At Total Aesthetics, we understand these issues and we will work with you to design solutions for your aesthetic needs with as little disruption as possible to your busy work and sports activities.
Nobody wants to look tired, worried or angry but for men it’s different – we want to look our best without looking feminine and most importantly, we don’t want to look plastic or artificial. Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, and Xeomin belong to the growing category of products known as neurotoxins that are best known for their abilities to prevent, reduce or eliminate wrinkles.
The aging process can greatly change our appearance and cosmetic filler injections can soften those wrinkles, folds, and depressions that make us look older than we feel. While fillers can help maintain youthful facial contours and enhance masculine features, they should not be used to produce a feminine or “plastic” appearance.
Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable that destroys fat cells under the chin to refine and enhance your profile – whether you have a moderate amount of chin fullness or, according to Allergan, even “a bit more”. The active ingredient in Kybella is deoxycholic acid – a naturally occurring compound that destroys fat cells resulting in a visible reduction in fullness under the chin. The fat cells are permanently destroyed so no additional treatment is expected once your aesthetic goal is reached.
An enlarged, feminine-appearing breast can be a source of embarrassment and emotional distress for many adolescents and men. Today’s plastic surgical techniques are designed to improve your confidence and enhance your self-esteem with a more masculine, physically fit appearance to the chest. Dr. Joseph O’Connell has great empathy for those suffering from gynecomastia, and he has been featured on the national television program, Inside Edition, performing male breast reduction with ultrasonic liposuction.
Being healthy and looking fit can be two entirely different things and sometimes those troubling fatty bulges persist despite a healthy lifestyle and long hours in the gym. Whether it’s a small bulge beneath the chin or a larger area in the abdomen, flank or even chest, liposuction is the gold standard for removing localized excess pockets of fat. Through small incisions, fat is artistically removed to help you achieve the sculpted, masculine shape you’ve always wanted. BodyTite is a new, FDA approved technology that advances body contouring a step further by adding meaningful skin tightening to the treated areas.
Sometimes, no matter how hard we work in the gym stubborn areas of fat remain, especially in the lower abdomen and flanks. Fortunately, there’s a new way for men to reduce those love handles and contour the abdomen and it’s completely non-invasive with no downtime, surgery or need for anesthesia. Coolsculpting is literally the “coolest” way to lose those unsightly bulges. Coolsculpting takes less time than a visit to the gym and you’ll be back at work the same day.
A defined, straight jawline and a contoured, smooth neck are signs of youthful masculinity. At Total Aesthetics, we understand that the aesthetic needs of men are different than those of women. We utilize the latest techniques to contour sagging jawlines, reduce jowls and unwanted fat and tighten neck laxity to rebuild your self-confidence and esteem without that “operated” plastic surgery look. We’ll help you find a more youthful version of yourself with artistically hidden scars and with the shortest recovery time possible.
Whether it’s unwanted hair on the back, neck, chest or even ears, laser hair removal is a safe and cost-effective alternative to a lifetime of shaving and waxing – and it’s not just for women. At Total Aesthetics, we utilize cutting edge diode laser technology in a comfortable, spa-type atmosphere to gently and permanently remove unwanted hair. There’s no downtime and you can have the confidence to “go bare” in just a few sessions.
A protruding abdomen with skin that folds over the beltline can occur as a result of weight loss or simply the aging process. Sometimes liposuction isn’t enough and many men don’t realize that abdominoplasty isn’t just for women. At Total Aesthetics, we’ll address that muscle laxity along with skin and fat excess to help you regain that flat, toned, sculpted abdomen and waistline.
The first step towards a new, beautiful you is to schedule a personal consultation.
Along with providing the highest level of care, no effort is spared to create an environment where each patient is nurtured and cared for as an individual. Use our form to contact Dr. O’Connell with questions about any of our aesthetic or plastic surgery procedures.
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