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Men and cosmetic surgery

More men have considered cosmetic treatments during the pandemic.

More men have considered cosmetic treatments during the pandemic. Has spending more time at home staring at ourselves in video conferencing made us more worried about our appearance, and have the pressures of ageism in the workplace also had an impact. Ed Butler speaks to psychologist Helena Lewis Smith, and Past President of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons Dr Alan Matarasso about just what’s motivating men to make more changes. Plus, he tries a treatment for himself.

(PHOTO: Ed Butler checking out his frown lines at a cosmetic clinic in London, Credit: BBC)

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