TODAY   |  October 17, 2013

Face of plastic surgery getting more manly

Cosmetic procedures for men have spiked 22% between 2000 and 2012, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. One theory is that the increase is due to pressure to look younger, especially in a competitive job market.

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>> street journal." when we think of cosmetics, you should think of female patients, now, a growing number of older men are trying to put their best faces forward, cosmetic procedures among baby boomer males have spiked 22% between 2000 and 2012 . actually, you don't need it. maybe you have it and it's really good. apparently --

>> wow.

>> you don't need it.

>> that's actually very angry.

>> you can't tell.

>> one of the theories behind this trend is maybe it's the pressure to look younger, particularly in this tough job market.

>> i think that has a lot of credibility to it.