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Men’s Plastic Surgery Procedures

Men are now choosing to improve their appearance with various cosmetic procedures – and why not look as young and vital as you feel? Maintaining your professional image with carefully selected procedures can give you an edge in a competitive business environment – or bring more joy to your personal and social life. Many men use plastic surgery to improve a facial feature, or to have a more youthful, rejuvenated look, or to restore a trim, athletic physique.

Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men in Valdosta, GA

Board-certified Valdosta plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya Merriman is highly-trained and very experienced in providing safe cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures for men. Learn more about restoring your face and body or correcting a physical flaw with the help of Dr. Merriman, our acclaimed plastic surgeon for men.


To reduce the visible signs of aging and restore a more youthful appearance to your face, our male patients can expect natural-looking results with a facelift performed by our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman.

Facelift plastic surgery (medically termed a “rhytidectomy”) is a surgical procedure to remove excess fat, tighten underlying facial muscles, and reposition the skin and tissue so the face once again looks youthful – in the most natural way.

A facelift can enhance your natural attributes, remove wrinkles and frown lines, and give you a more youthful appearance. If you have excess fat or skin on your neck, then a neck lift may be combined with a facelift for an overall improvement to the facial profile.

Performed in Georgia by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya Merriman, facelift plastic surgery can help you look years younger, healthier, and more vital and alive.

Our male patients choose to undergo facelift plastic surgery with Dr. Merriman for many different, very personal reasons, including:

  • To reduce visible signs of aging
  • To restore a more youthful appearance
  • To remove wrinkles and frown lines
  • To remove fat and tighten facial skin
  • To restore jawline definition
  • To feel more confident in appearance

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During your consultation with Dr. Merriman at her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, she will discuss your concerns with you and educate you about what to expect, as well as reassure you that you won’t be left looking pulled or unnatural – when performing male facelift surgeries, she takes pride in achieving a very natural look.

Surgical Procedures for Men, Plastic Surgery Associates of Valdosta, GA

Eyelid Lift

An eyelid lift can make you appear much younger, rested, and vital, shaving years off your appearance in a subtle way – when performed correctly. An eyelid lift will remove excess, sagging skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids to create a less puffy, more open and pleasant appearance to the eyes.

At her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, Georgia, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman is known for her ability to create a natural result in male patients in this delicate surgical procedure.

She takes a conservative approach, removing just enough skin and tissue to restore a natural, refreshed appearance – not the wide-eyed look that is the result of removing too much skin and tissue.

Upper eyelid surgery performed by Dr. Merriman has the added advantage of improving vision, particularly on men who are struggling with excessively saggy upper lids. An eyelid lift may be needed for to address a limited field of vision if excess saggy lids are in the way.

Many men choose to have an eyelid lift from Dr. Merriman for any of the following reasons:

  • Reduction of loose, droopy eyelid skin or bags beneath the eyes
  • Reduction of the puffy look around eyes
  • Improved peripheral vision
  • A more open, appealing facial appearance
  • A more vibrant, youthful look

Personal Consultation

During your consultation with Dr. Merriman, she will discuss with you the precautions she takes to create a natural, youthful result – a concern for any patient, particularly men. They want to look younger, refreshed, and more vital – but have the results subtle and natural.

Dr. Merriman, with her experience and refined skills, performs this delicate procedure to create a brighter, happier and more open look for her male patients.

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Rhinoplasty for Men

Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) is intended to create a more attractive male nose in better proportion and balance with a man’s other facial features. If you feel that the size, shape, or projection of your nose does not look right on your face, nose reshaping can produce an almost miraculous improvement in facial appearance.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman, at her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, Georgia, can reshape or resize your nose or nostrils for a more attractive appearance – and greater self-confidence.

Nose Surgery: Breathing Function Corrected

A rhinoplasty can correct breathing problems. It can also provide a solution to problems caused by birth defects, injury or disease. Dr. Merriman can help restore healthy breathing by treating damage like a deviated septum.

Men come to Dr. Merriman for rhinoplasty surgery for the following reasons:

  • To balance the size and shape of the nose to suit facial structure
  • To correct breathing problems
  • To correct an overly large nose
  • To repair damage caused by impact, a birth defect or disease
  • To correct an asymmetrical nose
  • To enhance a man’s self-confidence in facial appearance
  • To correct aesthetic issues such as bulbous or hanging tip, or bump on bridge

A Personal Consultation About Nose Reshaping for Men

Together, you and Dr. Merriman will discuss your goals and expectations. Dr. Merriman offers discretion, kindness, understanding, and top-level surgical skills to men who are ready to take the step to improve facial balance with nose surgery.

At her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Merriman will reshape and resculpt your nose to enhance your other facial features to bring more appeal and attraction to your face.

Dr. Merriman understands that each face is unique. She brings her skill and experience to provide personalized, safe and effective care to each patient and every nose reshaping surgery.

A Heavy Brow and Vision

Excess skin on the upper brow can sag and droop, causing the eyelids to become heavy and droopy, impairing vision and giving the face an older – or even angry-- appearance. A subtle change to the position of the brows can result in a brighter and more youthful appearance that is natural and balanced in appearance.

Men come to Dr. Merriman for brow lift surgery as they trust her surgical skills to repair any of the following aesthetic problems:

  • Excess loose skin drooping onto the upper eye
  • Deep creases on the forehead
  • Heavy frown lines between the brows
  • Improved vision
  • A more vibrant, refreshed, youthful appearance

Personal Consultation

In your private consultation with Dr. Merriman, she will discuss your concerns and fully explain the details about a brow lift, and what to expect in the procedure and recovery – and the final appearance.

Men are often plagued by heavy, drooping brows, deep creases and lines across the forehead, or obvious frown lines between the brows. This surgery can achieve a remarkable improvement, leaving you looking refreshed, well-rested, vital, and far younger.

Find out more by meeting with Dr. Merriman in a private consultation.

Chin Augmentation (Genioplasty) for Men

If you are one of the many men who are genetically-programmed to have a receding chin, chin augmentation surgery can greatly enhance the basic structure of your face. At her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, Georgia, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman uses silicone implants to create a more attractive and harmonious, masculine strength and balance to your face.

Many male patients come to Dr. Merriman from the South Georgia region for chin augmentation surgery, as they know her reputation for excellence, and ability to produce an attractive chin structure, perfectly crafted for the individual patient.

Receding Chin: Give Your Facial Structure a Masculine Strength and Appeal

A recessive chin can make the mouth turn down at the corners, leaving you looking unhappy, depressed, or angry when your face is in repose.

Chin augmentation (implant) plastic surgery can be used create a more balanced proportion to your face, resolving the appearance of a small or receding chin. A chin implant, for some men, could help smooth and lift the appearance of jowls and the hanging tissue on the neck.

Men choose to undergo chin augmentation plastic surgery from Dr. Merriman for some of the following reasons:

  • To create better balance among facial features
  • To strengthen and resolve the appearance of a receding chin
  • To diminish the appearance of jowls and hanging tissue in the neck
  • To gain a more youthful and vibrant appearance

Personal Consultation

A private consultation with board certified-plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman at her plastic surgery center in Valdosta will allow you to get your questions answered about chin augmentation surgery.

When performing a chin augmentation, as with all procedures, Dr. Merriman’s attentions are focused entirely on the individual patient, and she is known for employing the safest, most effective plastic surgery technique to achieve very natural looking results.

Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

The term otoplasty refers to the reshaping or reforming or “pinning” of the ears. Most commonly, the procedure is performed to correct prominent ears by setting them back closer to the head. Each mans’ ears are different, and the surgical procedure can correct a number of different ear conditions. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman brings her skill, experience and training to performing ear surgery to help male patients, from teenagers to older men who have dreamed for years about resolving protruding ears.

For male children, large or protruding ears often leads to teasing or name-calling, which can make school difficult, sad, or painful, and reduce self-confidence in adulthood. Fortunately, this is a problem which can be easily corrected once a boy’s ears grow to their full size, usually between five and six years of age.

Men choose to undergo ear surgery (or bring their children for the procedure) for some of the following reasons:

  • To set prominent or protruding ears closer to the head
  • To reduce the size of large ears
  • To create a more pleasing ear shape by reducing the size of earlobes
  • To feel more comfortable with your appearance

Dr. Merriman performs ear surgery on men, with every procedure customized to match individual needs. If you have large, protruding ears, there is no need to live with this problem if it bothers you. The surgery is not long to perform, but the results can be truly life-changing.

A Personal Consultation with Dr. Merriman

In a private consultation with Dr. Merriman, you will learn about the procedure and what to expect if you are ready to correct the appearance of your ears – or have a son with this problem. She will answer all your questions and concerns fully.

Trust and rapport are an important part of achieving a result that serves to greatly improve your quality of life. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Merriman has the skills and experience you want for ear surgery. Call today.

Liposuction for Men

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes deposits of excess fat from specific areas of the body, face or neck. At her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, Georgia, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman, performs liposuction for men to resculpt the body for a more athletic, youthful look, or remove excess fat lingering below the chin.

In Valdosta at her plastic surgery center, Dr. Merriman performs liposuction to help men who live with stubborn fatty deposits that just won’t go away, no matter what efforts you put into diet and exercise. When liposuction is performed on a fatty neck and double chin, you will appear far more fit, youthful and attractive. Liposuction performed by Dr. Merriman gives you the opportunity to outsmart nature and have the body shape you want – not what your genetic code has in mind.

Our male patients choose to undergo liposuction plastic surgery for many different reasons, including:

  • To correct disproportionate body-fat distribution
  • To remove stubborn fat deposits at abdomen, neck, flanks, back
  • To regain a more youthful appearance
  • To feel confident in tighter clothing
  • To appear more athletic
  • To improve self-esteem and confidence

For this procedure Dr. Merriman uses a specialized instrument, called a micro-cannula, to make tiny incisions from which localized deposits of fat can be gently removed. The types of liposuction treatments for men offered at her Valdosta clinic include tumescent and ultrasound liposuction plastic surgery based – each used for different areas of the body. Look your best with the help of liposuction – performed with the most advanced, safe equipment and technology.

Male Breast Reduction

Many men feel self-conscious when they feel they have too much fat and tissue on the upper chest. An excess of male breast tissue has a medical name: gynecomastia. Thankfully, modern plastic surgery makes it possible to resolve gynecomastia – along with the emotional discomfort and embarrassment that comes with the condition.

Some men avoid certain physical activities or intimacy due to feelings of embarrassment about excessive breast tissue. At her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, Georgia, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman performs male breast reduction surgery to flatten and smooth the chest for a masculine, firm, fit appearance.

Enlarged male breasts are a very common condition, affecting 40 to 60 percent of the male population. A history of certain health problems, or the use of certain drugs (anabolic steroids, alcohol, estrogen medications, and many others) can contribute to an excess of breast tissue on men.

Male breast reduction is done on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia or intravenous sedation and local anesthesia. Excess male breast tissue or fat can be removed with liposuction, excision, or a combination of the two. For some men, it will be necessary to tighten excess skin as well – everyone is different.

Personal Consultation

If you are tired of hiding your chest and living with an excess of breast tissue, meet with Dr. Merriman at her plastic surgery center in Valdosta. You can have all your questions answered about what to expect in the surgery and recovery.

Ready for a trimmer upper chest, finally free of the appearance of larger male breasts? Dr. Merriman can create a firmer, flatter, masculine chest to free you from this embarrassing condition.

Non-Invasive, Effective Hair Removal in Valdosta

Laser hair removal has become a very popular, non-surgical method for hair removal. It is a non-invasive, easily-tolerated method to reduce hair growth.

Modern Technology for Hair Removal with Long-Lasting Results

The target hair follicles are preheated by using optical energy, which creates a thermal path on which the bi-polar radio frequency (RF) travels. RF is delivered directly to the hair follicle. The buildup of current within the follicle causes it to lose the ability to produce hair.

Want a smooth chest, back, arms, or other area? Talk to us about laser hair removal – imagine life without constantly worrying about the appearance of an unattractive over-abundance of hair where you don’t want it. We offer a private consultation at our Valdosta clinic for men who are ready to do something effective about unwanted hair. We also serve patients in Douglas, Thomasville, Lake City, and Madison.

You will be treated with professionalism and kindness.

Meet with us and discover a clinic where we focus on creating natural-looking results in every procedure.

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