Mini facelifts are a less invasive version of a traditional facelift. Typically, it involves a smaller incision and less overall correction. Thus, they are sought after for their hidden scars and still noticeable results. However, considering that it does address a smaller area than a regular facelift, patients sometimes ask, “Are mini facelifts worth it?” […]
How Painful Is A Facelift?
Like any surgery, prospective facelift patients often have concerns about post-operative pain. Considering that facelift surgery is a major procedure, patients can expect some post-operative pain. Dr. Santos does also prescribe pain medications to take following surgery. Let’s look at just, “How painful is a facelift?” Every patient can expect a different amount of pain […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hematoma After Facelift: What Is It And How To Treat It?
The proper definition of a hematoma is a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels. They are a fairly common occurrence and can happen after most major injuries or surgeries. After facelift surgery, Dr. Santos will monitor you for hematoma development as well as take steps during/after surgery to avoid them. Let’s look at […]
Does Facelift Without Surgery Work?
Facelift surgery is one of the most effective ways to address aging, jowling, and saggy, wrinkled skin. However, is surgery always necessary to see a great result that makes you look years younger? Currently, there are many non-surgical facelift options available such as liquid facelifts, thread lifts, and more. Does facelift without surgery work? The […]
Facelift Seattle: What Does A Full Facelift Include?
Facelift surgery comes in many forms including the mini, full, and extended facelift. The full facelift is the most commonly performed technique. While every facelift surgery differs based on individual needs, many patients wonder: what does a full facelift include? In general, patients can expect a full facelift to address their lower face, some of […]
Facelift Seattle: What Types Of Facelifts Are There?
Facelift surgeries come in many different types and varieties. Dr. David Santos is an expert facelift surgeon capable of performing all types of facelifts. Prior to surgery, patients can become overwhelmed by the many facelifts available. What types of facelifts are there? Starting with the least invasive technique, a mini facelift utilizes a smaller incision […]
Facelift Seattle: How Long Does A Mini Facelift Last?
Aging is one of the inevitable aspects of growing older. A mini facelift is one procedure that can turn back time and provide a more youthful look. Following a mini facelift in Seattle, however, aging does not stop. The face will continue to age even after a facelift. This leaves many patients seeking mini facelifts […]
Risks Of A Mini Facelift & How Dr. Santos Minimizes Them
A mini facelift surgery like any surgical procedure comes with some risk. Dr. Santos uses many advanced surgical methods to reduce the risks of mini facelift surgery. First off, the main risks of a mini facelift are the typical surgical risks of: Scarring Infection Fluid collection Skin death Complications due to anesthesia Pain Unsatisfactory result […]