Men are becoming more and more aware of the phenomenon of man boobs or ‘moobs’ and the number of male breast reduction surgeries is growing all the time.
Among British men, male breast reduction operations are the second most common cosmetic procedure among men, with nose jobs being the commonest. There has been a 28% increase in the number of men going for these procedures last year when compared to the previous year.
According to consultant plastic surgeon Rajiv Grover, men now seem to have an increased awareness of the way their torsos look, to say nothing of a dislike for ‘man boobs’. Thirty percent of such men wanting surgery, do not actually require surgery at all, and their situation could be greatly helped by lifestyle improvements and general weight loss.
According to Grover however, the main problem is still the overall weight of men and it is lifestyle changes that are required to address the problem.