There is nothing new in the anxiety felt by many men about the size of their penis. Centring around particular social activities, such as getting changed at the gym or the pool, countless gentlemen suffer acute embarrassment at what they perceive to be a major disadvantage. For years, the option of surgery to boost men’s confidence has been eyed with extreme scepticism.
But recently, penoplasty has begun to gain acceptance as a mainstream form of cosmetic enhancement.
Why has this shift occurred? We explore a few possible reasons below.
Peace of mind
The Care Quality Commission (CQC), which is responsible for the inspection of all healthcare institutions in the UK, is also responsible for the inspection of cosmetic surgery practices. In 2016, the Royal College of Surgeons published their ‘Professional Standards for Cosmetic Surgeons’, which all practitioners will be inspected against. This has clearly given huge peace of mind to those considering male enhancement of any kind. Operations and non-surgical procedures that promise an increase in penis girth and length have stepped out of the shadows and given men the confidence to approach the issue with confidence.
Female cosmetic surgery has now gained public acceptance. Nose jobs and breast enhancements and reductions have come a long way, and it is now not unusual for women to make this choice without any feeling of shame. The question has clearly been asked, if not out loud, ‘why shouldn’t men enjoy the same options?’ Whilst genital surgery demands the highest standards of care, the penis has actually evolved to adapt to significant changes in girth and length, as any young man can tell you. Penoplasty, therefore, makes just as much sense, if not more, than many procedures that have already gained social acceptance. The fact that penis enlargement surgery is now among the most common procedures performed at the UK’s most prestigious cosmetic surgery practitioners is evidence of this shift in perception.
Lighter on the pocket
As penis enhancement has stepped out of the shadows, so have the related financial options. Affordable payment plans, including no-deposit options, are now offered, so that no one is priced out of the market. Those considering a male enhancement procedure have the option of a free consultation with a surgeon, and, if they decide to go ahead, they can enjoy free post-operative check ups.