The “Daddy Do-Over’s” 3 Most Common Surgical Procedures

Move over, moms! While cosmetic surgery used to have a reputation as being only for women, more men are realizing its incredible benefits for helping them get the physique they’ve always wanted. Recent years have seen the rise of the “daddy do-over,” which gives men the option to work with a plastic surgeon to create a customized surgical plan that addresses problem areas such as the abdominal and chest regions. 

What Can a Daddy Do-Over Help You Achieve?

At Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, we have seen increased interest among male patients who want to improve their self-esteem with surgery. Often, decreased testosterone production and a slowing metabolism create problems as men get older, because these two factors make it harder to lose weight and keep it off. The result is an accumulation of stubborn body fat that doesn’t respond well to diet and exercise. 

Many men who effortlessly lost weight in their 20s and early 30s may find it all catching up to them by the time they reach middle age. Even men who are diligent about their fitness and nutrition often find themselves saddled with a prominent belly pooch or “man boobs,” creating a silhouette stereotypically known as the “dad bod.” 

The surging popularity of the daddy do-over has come about as men are increasingly realizing this cliché doesn’t have to define them. Dr. Desman can tailor a strategy that helps you meet your goals for a slimmer and younger-looking body contour, removing fat from trouble areas and reshaping a masculine silhouette.

The Most Popular Surgical Procedures in a Daddy Do-Over

The daddy do-over is an umbrella term that can encompass any combination of techniques that help men improve their appearance and regain their self-confidence, which means there is no one-size-fits-all approach to this concept. However, most of our male patients are choosing one or more of these surgical procedures.

1. Male Breast Reduction  

Gynecomastia, or excess breast tissue in males, is common due to factors such as weight gain, hormonal changes, and genetics. However, that doesn’t make it any less embarrassing if you are experiencing side effects like prominent areolas and nipples. 

Male breast reduction surgery is a straightforward, long-lasting procedure for creating a more defined chest. Dr. Desman can surgically remove excess tissue, then lift and tighten any remaining skin for excellent results. After this surgery, you will feel more confident about removing your shirt in public or during intimate moments.

2. Liposuction

Liposuction is an advanced and highly versatile method of removing fat from targeted areas of your body using a suction device. After making small incisions in your skin, Dr. Desman will insert a thin tube called a cannula, which he will use to remove precise amounts of body fat.  

Though liposuction can have effective results virtually anywhere you would like to apply it, most of our male patients request it to improve the appearance of their abdominal region, their chin and neck area, and their chest. You can maintain your new look over the long term by committing to a sensible diet and a regular exercise routine.

3. Tummy Tuck

Tummy tucks, or abdominoplasty surgery, are gaining in popularity among our male patients who want to achieve a flatter and more defined stomach. If you have a noticeable paunch and want to reduce its size, you may have become frustrated when your best efforts to do so on your own have not paid off the way you expected. 

In an abdominoplasty procedure, Dr. Desman can tighten loose or sagging abdominal muscles and remove excess skin and fat to create a slimmer, trimmer look. Depending on the extent of your unwanted fat and skin, you can opt to get either a partial or full abdominoplasty.

Advantages of Combining Surgical Procedures

If you have multiple cosmetic concerns to address, you may find it is practical to get your daddy do-over surgeries done simultaneously, rather than spreading them out over stages. There are two primary reasons for this:

  • It’s often more affordable to combine plastic surgeries since you will only have to pay fees like the surgeon’s fee and anesthetist’s fee once. 
  • You will also have a single recovery period to fit into your schedule, which we find most of our patients prefer. 

Kiss Your Dad Bod Goodbye

A daddy do-over is the best way for your outward appearance to match the youth and vibrancy you feel on the inside. Schedule your consultation today, and see how we can help you enjoy outstanding results.