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 […]
How Long Does It Take For Upper Blepharoplasty Surgery To Heal?
An upper blepharoplasty surgery resolves sagging and/or extra skin along the upper eyelids. Often, this can disguise the natural crease, or simply create an aged look. Rarely, it can even obstruct vision. The surgery itself generally takes an hour or less, but patients often want to know, “How long does it take for upper blepharoplasty […]
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 […]
How Often Should You Get CO2 Laser Resurfacing?
Laser resurfacing is a procedure designed to improve the look and quality of the skin. It can treat sun damage, acne scars, wrinkles, and other signs of aging and environmental damage. Since these factors cannot be completely avoided following the procedure, many patients wonder if they can or will need to undergo subsequent sessions for […]
Do Facelifts Ever Look Natural?
Facelifts rank among the most popular plastic surgeries every year. However, there are still stigmas that surround facelifts. Botched results, celebrities whose faces were forever changed, and results from decades ago. This can leave many potential facelift patients hesitant and ask, “Do facelifts ever look natural?” The answer is yes. In fact, most facelifts look […]
When Is Blepharoplasty Necessary?
When Is Blepharoplasty Necessary? Blepharoplasty is a type of eyelid surgery that removes extra skin on the upper and/or lower eyelids. It is generally performed in patients who have experienced aging and skin sag. Considering eyelid sag is not often a person’s first aging concern, it can go unnoticed for a while. Many patients who […]
Is Rhinoplasty Permanent?
Rhinoplasty–more commonly known as a nose job–is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the world. Since the nose sits in the perceived center of the face, it plays an important role in facial appearance. When considering undergoing a nose job, many patients want to know if it will last the rest of their […]
What Is The Best Treatment For Saggy Eyelids?
Saggy eyelids happen for many reasons, though the most common one is aging. Patients can experience sagging on their upper or lower lids, and sometimes both. This can cause distress and sometimes even hinder a patient’s vision in severe cases. Naturally, patients tend to wonder, “What is the best treatment for saggy eyelids?” First off, […]
What Is The Difference Between A Brow Lift And A Forehead Lift?
The terms “brow lift” and “forehead lift” are often used synonymously to refer to surgical procedures that address aging from the eyebrows up. Though, to facial plastic surgeons, there is a subtle difference between the two procedures, even if they often address the same areas and concerns. Let’s take a closer look at the question, […]
Maintaining Your Skin After A Facelift: The Non-Surgical Procedures To Help
Skin quality is one of the most important–and most overlooked–factors in aging and facelift results. Maintaining and improving your skin quality after a facelift promotes less visible scars, longer lasting results, and a better overall appearance. Below are some of the best non-surgical procedures for maintaining your skin after a facelift. Chemical Peels Chemical peels […]