An increasing number of men and women are deciding to
support their spouse by undergoing cosmetic
surgery procedures at the same time.
Going under the knife for his and hers surgery is the latest
way couples are choosing to bond, according to a report by the Daily Mail
newspaper. Industry figures from America show a 121 per cent increase in the
number of men having cosmetic treatments in recent years, and many are choosing
to have procedures done at the same time as their partner.
Michigan-based plastic surgeon Dr Anthony Youn is one US specialist
who has begun to receive more visits from couples looking to have cosmetic
He said: "A lot of couples want to play together, they
vacation together, they want to raise kids together. Now they are having
surgery together, too."
David Robertson went to Dr Youn to have work done to his
chin, while his wife of 18 years, Heather, underwent liposuction. In total, the
pair went through five hours of cosmetic surgery.
"I know we are still young but we are getting older,
and it's just another new chapter, another new adventure," said Mrs