Mend it like Beckham! Men are having their NIPPLES reconstructed to look like ... trends now

Mend it like Beckham! Men are having their NIPPLES reconstructed to look like ... trends now
Mend it like Beckham! Men are having their NIPPLES reconstructed to look like ... trends now

Mend it like Beckham! Men are having their NIPPLES reconstructed to look like ... trends now

David Beckham is envied by men around the world for his chiseled facial features, toned physique and ever-changing hairstyles.

But now men are paying thousands to have their nipples reconstructed to look more like the soccer star's, top plastic surgeons have told DailyMail.com.

'This is a thing, people want David Beckham's nipples,' said Dr Marc Everett, who runs a clinic on Manhattan, New York.

Dr Elie Levine, who also has a practice in the Upper East Side, said it was 'definitely a growing trend'. 

He is now carrying out around one procedure every two weeks, which involves extracting breast tissue from underneath the nipples and sewing them back up to give a smaller appearance.

The trend, they say, is being driven by a trend towards wearing more tight-fitting shirts, which make nipples appear more prominent. 

David Beckham is pictured above leaving the pitch after defeating team Los Angeles Galaxy at The Home Depot Center, Carson, Los Angeles, in September 2009

Beckham, 48, has nipples that the experts described as 'ideal' — because of their small, almond shape and symmetry.

Dr Everett told DailyMail.com: 'This is a thing. For example, a patient living in New York come to me on Friday... he said he always wanted his nipples to look like David Beckham's.'

The surgery costs up to $5,000 for both nipples and is highly convenient — with men able to return to work in just an hour.

It is done by cutting around the sides of the nipple to remove some of the skin and any extra breast tissue that may have formed — before stitching the nipple back together.

Surgeons may also cut out most of the nipple protrusion — pointed area in the center of the

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