It can be very difficult to retain a smooth complexion as you get older. Whether you love spending time outdoors or battled severe acne as a teenager, your facial skin can be left with scarring, fine lines, deep creases and a generally uneven texture. The good news is that you can reclaim a smooth face with the help of skin resurfacing. … 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
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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Microneedling is one of the most trusted non-surgical treatments in facial rejuvenation. This minimally-invasive procedure relies on tiny needles that gently penetrate the skin in order to improve its firmness, texture and appearance. Microneedling triggers your body’s own natural healing process as well as allows your skin care products to penetrate your facial skin and do their job. For these reasons, microneedling can be considered small investment with big and lasting rewards. … 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
Everyone loves getting a good deal. However, you shouldn’t shop for Botox like you do a bargain sweater. It is critical that you carefully weigh the safety and qualifications of your Botox provider against the proposed cost when you are finalizing your facial rejuvenation decision. If the cost of Botox seems “too good to be true,” you should proceed cautiously and understand the serious risks that could be involved. … 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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The warmth of the sun on your skin is certainly inviting, especially in the spring. Unfortunately, too much time in the sun comes at a cost. Not only are the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays the leading cause of skin cancer, but they can also largely contribute to premature skin aging such as wrinkles, sagging, age spots and more. … Continue reading
This month, families across the nation are celebrating moms. How will you honor this special woman in your life this year? While pretty flowers and breakfast in bed are welcome gestures on Mother’s Day, your mom deserves a gift that could really spoil her. It’s time to make her feel like the beloved woman you see her as with the gift of facial rejuvenation from a skilled plastic surgeon. … Continue reading
Cold weather often gets a bad reputation, even with your skin. Most people think about how the dry air can negatively impact your complexion. However, the winter months have some benefits for your facial skin too. At Beverly Hills Center, we want to help patients retain a healthy and attractive complexion all year long – including the seasons when the air may be extra chilly. Since we can’t stop the winter from approaching, here are some positive takeaways that your skin can get from cooler temperatures: … Continue reading