All facelifts are not created equal. Not only is a facelift surgery customized to each patient, but there are now many different types of facelifts to choose from. You may hear terms like “mini facelift” or “weekend lift” as well as “deep plane facelift.” Surgical techniques are constantly evolving to try and offer patients a less invasive procedure with less scarring and recovery time. … Continue reading
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
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
Anticipating a facial cosmetic surgery comes with a mix of emotions. While you may be excited and anxious to get the results and feel more confident in your appearance, you are also likely to be scared and nervous about the recovery process. Knowing what to expect during the post-operative period of your specific surgery can help ease your fears and plan accordingly.
Your activity level, diet and water intake can certainly impact how well (and fast) your body heals after plastic surgery. You should expect to make some temporary adjustments to your normal routine, which includes the way you sleep. … Continue reading
When it comes to tightening loose facial skin and reversing wrinkles, a facelift is the go-to procedure. However, not every patient wants (or needs) facelift surgery. If you don’t have drastic signs of aging or can’t afford facelift surgery, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on a more youthful and toned facial appearance. With a keen understanding of facial anatomy and the strategic use of injectable treatments, a skilled facial plastic surgeon can rejuvenate your aging face without the need to go under the knife. At The Beverly Hills Center, we proudly offer “liquid facelifts” for those who qualify. … Continue reading
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