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3 Popular Male Body Contouring Options

Plastic surgery’s popularity is on the rise and shows no signs of slowing down. Today’s options are safer and more effective than ever before, leading patients of all gender identities to seek surgical solutions to improve their self-esteem and confidence in their body image.

At the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Desman is proud to specialize in male body contouring and facial surgeries, debunking the pervasive misconception that cosmetic surgery is only for women. Here are our patients’ favorite options.

Chest Reshaping

Have you put in hours of work with exercises like pushups and presses but still haven’t seen your desired results? You may be among the 40 to 60% of adult men with a condition called gynecomastia, or excess breast tissue. This issue can be hereditary, hormonal, or even be a side effect of some prescription medications. Though gynecomastia is benign, it can still have an outsized effect on your self-confidence, making you embarrassed to take your shirt off at the gym, when swimming, or in intimate moments. Gynecomastia surgery can boost your quality of life by removing unwanted fat deposits for a more masculine chest contour.


Even if you are diligent about maintaining a healthy body weight, you may be genetically prone to developing lingering fat deposits in areas like your abdomen or under your chin. Since this stubborn fat tends to resist all your attempts to banish it with diet and exercise, it can be a frustrating obstacle between you and your aesthetic ideals. Liposuction does what your fitness and nutrition plans cannot, spot-toning your trouble zones quickly and safely. In performing male liposuction, Dr. Desman can eliminate fat from almost anywhere on your body, revealing a smoother, more toned physique you will be proud to show off.

Post-Weight Loss Body Lifting

Losing a dramatic amount of weight is a fantastic accomplishment, but it may also leave you with uncomfortable areas of loose, sagging skin. These flabby folds can obscure your results, prevent you from wearing your favorite clothing styles, and diminish the pride you feel in your achievement. Surgery after weight loss helps men who have shed significant pounds by removing excess skin from areas like your abdomen, buttocks, waist, hips, thighs, and arms. Body lift surgery can resolve issues like chafing and help you feel prouder of your post-weight loss appearance.

What Can Male Body Contouring Do for You?

At the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, our mission is to create an environment that welcomes all patients from throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. No matter where you are in your plastic surgery journey, we will do everything we can to ensure you feel comfortable, confident, and supported. Dr. Desman uses his knowledge and skills as a board-certified plastic surgeon to provide excellent, natural-looking results.

Whether you seek male breast reduction surgery, liposuction, body lifting, or a combination of procedures, we can help you improve your self-esteem and well-being. Contact us to schedule your confidential consultation when you are ready to learn more.