At What Age Does Your Face Change Most?

Aging is unavoidable and so many people want to do their best to prevent it. Part of this is knowing when to begin more aggressive treatments to help treat and prevent aging when your face and body start to show it most. Let’s answer one of the most commonly asked questions, “At what age does […]

What Happens To A Chin Implant As You Age?

When seeking out any plastic or cosmetic surgery, it is important to think about how your results may age. Some surgeries are known to need refreshed after several years, such as a facelift. However, what about surgeries that patients often undergo at younger ages? Let’s look at one imparticular: chin augmentation. What happens to a […]

Is A Brow Lift Permanent?

Is A Brow Lift Permanent? A brow lift is an anti-aging facial plastic surgery that addresses wrinkles and extra skin on the forehead. This extra and loose skin often causes the brows to lower from their natural position or sag. Therefore, the procedure “lifts” the brows by removing unnecessary skin and tightening the rest. This […]

How Do I Prepare For Laser Resurfacing?

Surgical laser resurfacing can address more advanced aging as well as many skin conditions. Thus, it is a common addition to other procedures and performed on its own. Undergoing surgery requires preparation, so, how do I prepare for laser resurfacing? First, Dr. Santos may ask you to receive medical clearances. This is not always necessary, […]

Why Do Facelifts Fail? & How You Can Prevent Bad Facelifts

Facelifts usually provide great results. However, there are always rare cases where they do not turn out ideally. Why does this happen? Is there a way to prevent it? Dr. David Santos—a facial plastic surgeon with decades of experience—details some of the reasons facelifts fail and how you can prevent bad facelifts. #1: Over Resection […]

How To Reduce Bruising And Swelling After Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is considered one of the least invasive and easiest to recover from facial plastic surgeries. This is largely due to its low risk profile and consistently good results. However, that does not mean it is necessarily pleasant. Patients do still experience some side effects, often bruising and swelling. Here are some tips for […]

Will Losing Weight Help Hood Eyes?

Extra fat on the body can contribute to certain structures on the body sagging or looking aged. If you’re young enough or have good skin quality, losing weight can sometimes completely solve this. Other times, a surgeon may need to perform a skin removal procedure to get rid of extra skin and tighten up the […]

Can I Get A Facelift At 30?

Facelift surgery is normally associated with people over fifty that have started showing more advanced signs of aging. However, aging, even advanced signs, can begin earlier in life. Some people may even notice changes in their late twenties or thirties. It is not uncommon for patients in their thirties to seek out a plastic surgeon […]

Should I Lose Weight Before A Facelift?

Regardless of weight fluctuations, jowling and sagging can and does happen to everyone eventually. While weight changes can influence or worsen it, weight itself will not necessarily impact the need for a facelift. However, due to the impact weight changes can have on extra skin, patients sometimes ask, “Should I lose weight before a facelift?” […]

Can Botox Lift Eyebrows?

With age, the eyebrows naturally sag. While these changes are often microscopic at first, by your fifties or sixties, patients often will notice the brows have significantly distended. This is often best remedied with a brow lift. However, in these earlier stages, patients often want to minimize or treat the earlier signs of sagging. Can […]