By Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline
Published: 16:01 BST, 11 July 2019 | Updated: 03:45 BST, 12 July 2019
Men who have cosmetic surgery are seen to be more attractive and trustworthy, a study by plastic surgeons has claimed.
Researchers found that facial nip and tucks can enhance perceptions of noble characteristics.
The number of male plastic surgery patients is on the rise as social media increases the pressure to look good.
A recent BBC survey suggested nearly 50 per cent of men aged 18 to 30 'might consider' having a procedure.
Now a study, published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, has found these procedures can increase perceptions of a number of traits, including attractiveness, likeability, social skills and trustworthiness.
Men who have cosmetic surgery are seen to be more attractive and trustworthy, a study by plastic surgeons has claimed
The study, published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, found that the following procedures produce these effects:Upper eyelid - increased likeability and trustworthiness Lower eyelid - decreased risk-taking Brow-lift - improved perception of extroversion and risk-taking Face-lift - increased likeability and trustworthiness Neck-lift - increased perceived extroversion and masculinity Nose - improved attractiveness
Senior investigator Professor Michael Reilly, a plastic surgeon at Georgetown University, Washington, said: 'The tendency to judge facial appearance is likely rooted in evolution, as studies