Male Boob Jobs on the Rise
Plastic surgery's fastest growing area is breast reduction for men
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Feb 1, 2010 10:34 AM CST
If you get this surgery guys, girls will be, like, all over you.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Male breast reduction surgery is the hottest operation in plastic surgery right now, with demand for “man boob” jobs growing faster than that for any other procedure for two years running in the UK. Last year 581 men went under the knife, according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, up from 323 in 2008.

Women are still cosmetic surgery’s most avid customers, accounting for 90% of all operations—conversely, breast enhancements is the top procedure among women. But men are the fastest growing segment, with many equally focused on looking attractive, doctors tell the BBC. “Many men are feeling the pressure from men’s magazines that weren’t even being published five or six years ago,” said one surgeon.

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Feb 2, 2010 6:48 AM CST
Nora, you're scaring the children. . .
Feb 2, 2010 6:16 AM CST
Okay Hub, either you're a genius, or, you know, the other side. But you made me laugh.
Feb 2, 2010 6:13 AM CST
FancyPants . . . In that case I have something here for you in either bright Avatar blue, called "The Tail," one with "Shetexture," and that's got the little copywrite "c" there next to it, like Gortex I suppose, and I have something here that claims to be "Green." No sales tax, naturally. Will be shipped in "Wonder Woman" wrapping paper and with a complementary coupon - dinner for one at Red Robin. Tell your friends.