Meet the FATHER of the bride who is getting pre-wedding Botox for his daughters' big day… so he doesn’t look old for the ceremony
18:06 GMT, 23 May 2012
Fathers of brides are undergoing surgery to help improve their appearance in time for their daughter's weddings.
According to Dr Steven L. Davis, a New Jersey plastic surgeon, fathers are having surgery prior to their daughter's weddings because they don't want to look old on their big days.
Dr Davis was seen on Fox News last night performing 'crease-filling Restylane' and 'brow-erasing, brow-lifting Botox' on a patient who is a father of a bride.
Extreme: A New Jersey plastic surgeon has claimed that fathers of the bride are turning to surgical enhancement before their daughter's big day. Tom Colucci is shown being treated above by Dr Steven L. Davis
The patient, Tom Colucci who is a father from East Berlin, New Jersey, told the program he had approached Dr Davis because he 'all of a sudden' spotted lines appearing on his face.
He said: 'I'm starting to see some creases and extra wrinkles that weren't there before. I want to look as good as I did ten years ago for my other daughter's wedding.'
Restylane is a 'filler' which is injected to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.
Botox is a protein that works to relax the facial muscles. It is injected to further rid wrinkles and lines and prevent more from forming.
Results: The New Jersey father provided a photograph of him in his suit after he underwent the procedures
Less youthful: Mr Colucci said the results were 'fantastic' as creases on his face, shown before, disappeared
Mr Colucci, whose younger daughter will be married in June, added that he wanted 'nothing evasive' in terms of surgery.
He hoped Dr Davis could recommend an alternative treatment.
'It's my baby, [the bride] is my baby and I want to do it right,' he said. '[But] I don't need the stretches and the pulls and all that type of appearance.'
He told the program that he had already lost more than 30 pounds in preparation for his daughter's big day.
'[There will be] a lot of people, a lot of eyes,' he said in regards to the event where more than 350 people will witness his daughter get married.
The father was asked if he was bothered by what his friends would think of the procedures, which cost just under $1,100 in total.
Popular: Dr Davis, above, compared wedding season's patients numbers to those of Christmas and New Years
Anti-aging: The father, whose daughter will be married in June, received 'brow-lifting Botox' and Restylane off Dr Davis (left). He had no idea what he wanted before the doctor informed him of how each product worked
He responded: 'I'm sure they're going to get on my case a bit, but that's okay. Why not'
Dr Davis said that wedding season, which we are currently right in the thick of, is one of his busiest times of the year.
'Wedding seasons nowadays are like Christmas or a New Years,' he said. 'That's how crazy it's become.'
Once Mr Colucci had undergone both of the procedures, he appeared overjoyed with the results.
'This is fantastic, the crease is gone,' he said. 'I like the way it looks, I'm happy.'
He was then asked to return for more surgery 'six days later' when one more bout of Botox will be injected into the corner of his eyebrow.