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Blog – Facelift

What Is the Best Age for a Facelift?

I see patients in their late 20s and early 30s who are already starting to think about facial rejuvenation to stay as youthful as possible. In regards to plastic surgery, I have noticed that women and men both seem to start thinking about the more comprehensive option of facelift surgery when they are around 50 to 60 years of age. Usually, when a person reaches their late 40s or early 50s, the signs of aging start to deepen as the skin’s collagen production significantly slows down. Patients in their 30s ...
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The Different Types of Facelifts

At Pure Aesthetics, I perform several different types of facelift procedures, depending on the needs of the individual patient and other relevant factors. Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures that we perform to provide a lift to the face include dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections. Facelift plastic surgery also offers a number of options for our patients. I use the most advanced facelift techniques available, and this involves lifting and tightening the underlying fat and muscle tissues as well as the skin. This method results in a more natural look that lasts ...
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Popular Reasons to Consider a Facelift

Patients who come to my office asking about a facelift typically do so because they are unhappy with the way they look. These patients feel they look much older than they actually are or feel. My patients want skin that is fresher and younger looking. One of the most common signs of aging is loose skin under the chin causing an undesirable double chin. Additionally, concerns of deep wrinkles, frown lines, creases alongside the nasal folds, and loose skin are popular areas with which my patients are concerned. The cause ...
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Facelift vs. Non-Surgical Procedures for Facial Rejuvenation

When I see a new patient who wants facial rejuvenation in order to look younger, there are a number of factors that I will examine and go over with the patient. The extent and severity of the signs of aging that the patient displays will help determine the best methods and techniques. I discuss all of the possible treatments and explain what the patient can expect from each. In many cases cosmetic procedures including dermal fillers, muscle relaxant injections, and skin treatments can give excellent results. Other times, a facelift ...
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How Old Is Too Old For Cosmetic Plastic Surgery?

In recent times, the subject of age has become increasingly prevalent in discussions of cosmetic plastic surgery. With all of the focus being placed on age, the topic of the health implications of cosmetic plastic surgery is all but lost in the mass media. While it is true that some procedures may not be as popular for the over 65 crowd, there is really no reason except for poor health to avoid cosmetic plastic surgery at an older age. In fact, some of the most common procedures are best suited ...
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Will a Facelift Make Me Look Youthful Again?

If you have noticed that your face is starting to show signs of aging then you may have thought about a facelift. Will this type of cosmetic surgery make you look young again though, or will it leave you with a face that appears stiff and overstretched? Today the plastic surgery techniques used for a facelift can give you a natural youthful appearance in many cases, but since each person is different you should consult with an experienced plastic surgeon before making a final decision. A facelift is considered extensive ...
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What Can A Facelift Do For You?

A facelift is one of the most common types of plastic surgery, and this cosmetic procedure can help eliminate visible signs of aging in many people. This is not a permanent miracle cure though and there are some limitations on what this plastic surgery can do. Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten always discusses the potential benefits and possible risks for this type of procedure with patients, so that they have realistic expectations before undergoing this form of plastic surgery. A facelift cannot be performed in the office of the ...
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