Have you recently attained a weight loss goal? If significant fat has been lost, you may be ecstatic about your new figure but less than thrilled about the way your skin now hangs on your face. Dramatic weight loss in an aging adult, even if done in a healthy manner, can lead to sagging facial skin due to the loss of fat volume in the face and poor elasticity within the skin. … Continue reading
This super grateful patient came in for her 3 months post op and the look on her amazing face when I showed her the photos is something I will never forget.
The glands are tighter, her jawline matches the rest of her face and even her upper eyes improved without me even touching them.
You can barely see any traces of incisions whatsoever. Now, she doesn’t have to use makeup as much and you can see the improved confidence as all her friends compliment her refreshed appearance. … Continue reading
One of the greatest fears in a patient who is considering a facelift is getting results that look “over done” or unnatural. This often includes a “pulled” appearance along the cheeks, jawline and mouth. Not only does this look unnatural, but these antiquated facelifting techniques don’t hold up as well over time, leading to the need for additional cosmetic investment.
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Are tired of trying to turn back the hands of time with wrinkle creams and repeated anti-aging treatments? You may be considering a facelift as a surgical and more lasting means to regain your youthful and confident complexion. While a facelift certainly involves more investment of time and money than fillers or other non-surgical treatments, you’ll be surprised at how minimally-invasive and successful today’s facelift techniques can be in the hands of a skilled plastic surgeon. The question is: are you a candidate for facelift surgery? … Continue reading
With age comes many unwanted changes in the face. Heavy jowls are certainly one of them.
According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, the word “jowl” is defined as: “the lower part of a person’s cheek, especially when it is fleshy or drooping.” This can occur in both men and women, though women are typically more bothered by this sign of facial aging. The extra sagging in the cheeks can also pull down the corners of the mouth, creating a sad appearance and frowned lips. … Continue reading
The acne-ridden years of adolescence can be painful to think about. But what if you had a visible reminder of those self-conscious pimples every time you looked in the mirror as an adult. Acne scarring is common, and it can be quite severe for some people. Acne scars are often called pits or depressions in the skin. Some acne scars have a rough, “orange-peel” appearance. Regardless of how severe your acne scars are, they can drastically compromise your attempt to have attractive, smooth and youthful looking skin as an adult. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can reduce the appearance of acne scars so that you don’t continue to pay the price for your acne struggles as a teenager. … Continue reading
If you are on a quest to improve your appearance, it is common to want to combine your facelift surgery with some goals for weight loss. Whether you want to drop some extra pounds right before your surgery, or shortly after, you should know that timing is very important. In fact, weight fluctuations too close to the date of your facelift procedure could impact your results.
A facelift procedure involves a multi-layer approach to improve the contour and youthfulness of the face. Depending on your concerns, a facelift can remove or redistribute excess fat from the jaw and chin, tighten the underlying tissues of the lower face, and excise loose skin. At its completion, a facelift can take years off of a patient’s appearance. Ideal candidates for facial plastic surgery should be those who are in good overall health and do not smoke. … Continue reading
Do you wish you could regain a youthful face without having to commitment to plastic surgery? Whether it is your fear of going under the knife or your lack of time to recover, many aging adults now have a new alternative to facelift surgery. Using a “liquid facelift,” patients can turn back the hands of time without ever seeing a scalpel, being put to sleep or uncovering bandages. … Continue reading
If you are considering facial plastic surgery, the first step is to schedule a consultation with a physician you’ve researched or been referred to. Once you know he or she has the credentials you are looking for, you’ll want to meet face to face to discuss your goals for surgery. This initial consultation is perhaps one of the most important components of the cosmetic surgery process. Here are a few tips to help you know what to expect while planning a successful facial plastic surgery: … Continue reading
Facelifts have been around for decades. However, they were not always carried out with the superior “deep plane technique.” Today, patients simply need to find an experienced plastic surgeon who has perfected the deep plane facelift approach to realize its significant advantages over past methods.
What does “deep plane facelift” mean? … Continue reading