The facelift, along with the nose job, were the original cosmetic surgeries. The first documented facelift is around 1905 when surgeons figured out that they could make an incision in front of the ear, cut away a bit of skin, and sew it back up to reduce the cheek sagging that is endemic with middle […]
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You Don’t Have to Be Ponce de Leon to Take Back Time
Getting older sucks. There, we said it. That’s why Ponce de Leon traipsed through the snake-infested swamps of Florida searching for the fountain of youth. He probably was bugged by his crow’s feet! That’s why that dude in Indiana Jones wanted the Holy Grail to gain eternal life. He probably had sagging jowls. But there […]
Let’s Tighten Up That Neck and Chin
Nobody wants a weak chin. We can’t all be Kirk “the Chin” Douglas, but would it be too much to ask for a little definition down there? And what of our necks? Since the neck muscles and skin don’t have a bone under them to at least lie on, our necks can be the first […]
Lift Those Spirits with a Facelift!
Gravity and aging are not a dynamic duo! Together they wreak havoc on your facial skin. The general effects of aging — decreased collagen production, decreased elastin, drier skin, etc. — team up with the continual pull of gravity to cause your facial skin to droop and sag downwards. The skin on the cheeks descends […]
How Long Does a Facelift Really Last?
Facelift results are permanent. However, the longevity of such results varies from one person to another. The facelift technique, current state of general health, and lifestyle following surgery are factors that influence how long the results of a facelift last. Ideally, anyone looking into having a facelift should sit down with their cosmetic surgeon and […]
Deciding on a Liquid Facelift: Is It For You?
A standard facelift procedure remains the gold standard in facial rejuvenation. Yet certain factors may hinder you from having the procedure including your existing state of health, elasticity of your facial skin, and the costs of surgery. Fortunately, you can choose to go the non-surgical route with a liquid facelift instead! What’s a liquid facelift? […]
Have You Figured Out These 10 Things Before Your Facelift?
By and large, a large chunk of the population are not really keen about the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and jowls. Although there is no definite method or treatment to prevent the aforementioned signs from happening, you can actually do something to delay its appearance or somehow “soften” its severity. A face lift procedure […]
5 Things to Consider If You’re An Ideal Candidate for a Facelift
Majority of our patients who wish to recapture their youthful selves and maintain such results for a long time will often choose a face lift procedure here at our Danville cosmetic surgery practice. However, it should be noted that not everyone is an ideal candidate of the procedure. By and large, the following factors are […]
Understanding Facial Aging and When a Facelift May Not Be Beneficial
Despite the growing trend of minimally-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers for the past year, the facelift procedure remains to be a top contender amongst surgical procedures last year. We have observed a similar trend here at our Bay Area cosmetic surgery practice. In fact, what’s more surprising is that we […]