When Facial Fillers are No Longer Enough

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Facial fillers and facelifts are both popular ways to turn back the hands of time. However, while fillers and facelifts are effective at creating a more youthful appearance, they do so in vastly different ways. Fillers is a non-surgical procedure with no downtime, yet the results are only temporary. On the other hand, a facelift involves more invasive surgical techniques, but the outcome is more permanent or longer-lasting.

To no surprise, the cost of these treatments can also differ. However, if you’ve been using fillers for several years, it may be time to add up your expense of repeated treatments and temporary results and compare it to a one-time facelift surgery investment. … Continue reading

Delaying the Signs of Facial Aging

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Aging is inevitable. As we get older, there are notable changes that occur within our skin and outward appearance. Your facial skin is often the first indicator of aging. This typically comes in the form of lines, wrinkles and sagging throughout the face. While we can’t prevent aging altogether, we can take steps to delay its onset, especially when it comes to our skin.

At The Beverly Hills Center for Plastic Surgery, we are fully equipped to help reverse wrinkles and other complexion issues, but we also value the importance of educating patients on how they can prevent an early onset of facial aging and delay the need for these cosmetic treatment or procedures. Here are some everyday changes you can make in your lifestyle to keep your youthful skin longer:
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Why is Lip Lift Surgery So Popular?

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Getting older comes with many unwanted changes within our skin. Aging causes the skin to lose volume and elasticity, which can lead to cosmetic concerns throughout the face. Your lips are no exception. In fact, the lips can become thin and wrinkled as well as lose their definition and corner lift. For women, aging lips can also mean a loss of sensuality and attraction. It’s no wonder that lip lift surgery is most popular in middle-aged women. … Continue reading

How to Improve Your Recovery After Plastic Surgery

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Plastic surgery can bring life-changing results towards your self-confidence, relationships and career. However, one of the biggest drawbacks for patients who want cosmetic surgery is the recovery involved. While proper healing is paramount to good cosmetic surgery results, most patients worry about the length and difficulty of this recovery period – especially if they are trying to keep their procedure private.

Whether you are undergoing a facelift, breast augmentation or tummy tuck, the desire for a smooth and quick recovery stays the same. You’ll be glad to know that there many other things that you can do at home to facilitate a faster and more comfortable recovery after cosmetic surgery. … Continue reading

Don’t Let Your Eyelids Age You

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Are you plagued by a fatigued appearance because of your sagging or puffy eyelids? Despite feeling energetic or young, the aged appearance of the eyes can tell a different story. Over time, it is common to develop bulging fat and excess skin along the eyelids. While acute eye puffiness can be a result of allergies, dehydration or lack of sleep, when your puffy eye bags take up permanent residence, it is likely a sign of aging, and it may be time to see a plastic surgeon. … Continue reading

Lift Your Brows with Minimally-Invasive Surgery

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As we age, the brows can lose their ideal position and youthful arch. Drooping brows can create deep wrinkles in the forehead and cause the eyes to look tired or sad. A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, can address drooping or ptotic brows caused by aging. Not only is the brow restored to a more youthful position, but this procedure also creates a more “awake” appearance within the eyes and softens wrinkles in the forehead. Although a brow lift involves the release of muscles across the forehead and between the eyes, a skilled plastic surgeon is careful to avoid relaxing the muscles that would impede natural facial expressions.
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Should I Consider Revision Rhinoplasty?

Revision Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a common procedure in facial plastic surgery for both men and women. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most intricate and challenging cosmetic procedures, which leads many patients to seek revision surgery. It takes a skilled facial plastic surgeon to correct a previous rhinoplasty and achieve ideal results.

While any type of plastic surgery has the potential for complications or poor results, the nose is especially vulnerable due its central position on the face as well as the delicate tissues, bone and cartilage that are involved. Rhinoplasty can involve subpar techniques during surgery or poor healing after the procedure. It is not always within the control of the surgeon, and every patient is unique. The most common reasons that patients seek revision rhinoplasty include: … Continue reading

What is the Right Age to Get a Facelift?

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Are you tired of investing in anti-aging treatments that wear off after a few weeks or months? Perhaps you are ready for a more permanent solution but think you are too young for facelift surgery. While many people believe that a facelift is best performed in your fifties or sixties, this isn’t always the case. In fact, your chronological age should not guide your decision in whether to take advantage of facelift surgery.

Each patient has unique skin that ages at different rates. Instead of waiting for another birthday to consider facelift surgery, it is better to focus on the condition of your skin, which will often be more influenced by your genetics, lifestyle choices and other factors rather than your age. For example, if you have a grandmother or aunt with deep wrinkles and sagging skin at an early age, you may be a candidate for a facelift before you reach your fifties or sixties. … Continue reading

Aging Eyebrows

Youthful face of a woman touching her temple after Eyebrow Lift in Beverly Hills, CA

No part of your body is exempt from getting older. In fact, even your eyebrows age! While it may not seem like a big deal, the change in the shape, fullness and contour of your eyebrows can drastically impact the way your eyes and upper face appear. In fact, aging brows can subtly add years to your overall complexion. Here’s a closer look at what to look for as your brows age and what you can do to help rejuvenate your eyes.

During adolescence, most of us were learning how to tame our thick full eyebrows. While the trend for attractive eyebrows have changed over the decades, one thing remains, youthful eyebrows tend to be fuller and longer. Unfortunately, what we see as we age are eyebrows that become sparse and patchy. The tail and front of the brow will also tend to recede, and it is not uncommon to find white or grey hairs in the eyebrows as you reach your 50’s or 60’s. The loss of hair color in the brows will also cause them to be coarser than they used to be. Finally, and most notably, the eyebrows lose their youthful arch as we age, which can pull down the eyes and make them look droopy or sad. … Continue reading

5 Non-Surgical Treatments for a New You in 2022

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As we close out 2021, many of us are ready to start fresh for the new year ahead. At The Beverly Hills Center, we believe that feeling good about yourself involves more than just making changes with how you eat, exercise or budget your money. Some of the best ways to get things moving in a more positive direction in 2022 can involve improvements to your appearance. If you are not up for plastic surgery, don’t worry. Here are five effective treatments in non-surgical skin rejuvenation that can help revitalize your both look and your outlook for a new year:
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