Body Image Problems and Men: Objectification of a Different Color

Much of the discussion about body image problems has been associated with women. Women, we are told, see images of models and actresses on billboards, magazines, and television, and often feel self-conscious by comparison. Women internalize media ideals of beauty, which leads to self-objectification (imagining themselves as a collection of... Read more »

Male Tummy Tuck: Are You a Candidate?

In recent years, a growing number of men are choosing to undergo plastic surgery procedures. In particular, the demand for male tummy tucks (abdominoplasty) is increasing nationwide, partly because more men are taking advantage of weight loss surgery, which can leave them with excess skin and loose abdominal muscles. If... Read more »

Male Chest Reduction with Liposuction

Gynecomastia is a condition where the male breast tissue becomes enlarged. Over half of adolescent boys have some form of gynecomastia during puberty, but in 75% of cases, it resolves within two years. Men who still experience gynecomastia in adulthood may struggle with low self-esteem and a compromised self-image. Male... Read more »