Everyone wants to look their best, and sometimes that means reversing the signs of aging. Wrinkles, crevices, and sagging skin affect millions of people. There are plenty of creams, lotions, and makeup products that can hide or cover up these imperfections, but they do not offer lasting results.
As a person ages, the wrinkles and skin imperfections become more severe and harder to cover up. A procedure that can offer long term results is a facelift. A facelift pulls the skin tight to remove any wrinkles and crevices and prevent skin from sagging in problem areas.
When performed by a skilled and experienced surgeon, a facelift is a safe procedure that can provide immediate and lasting results. It’s an option for men and women, and it can be performed on adults of almost any age. If you are on the fence about having a facelift, consider some of the main reasons many people choose to have them.
Improve Muscle Definition and Skin Elasticity
As a person ages, their skin becomes less elastic, and they lose muscle definition. In youth, the skin bounces right back after it is pulled or starts to sag. When there is less elasticity, the skin is more likely to remain loose. This can lead to wrinkles, creases, and crevices. It can also cause a person to look older.
When lines and wrinkles first appear, they may not be very noticeable. As time goes on, they become more severe and more noticeable. A facelift can help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Whether you are just noticing fine lines and want to take care of them before they become worse, or have been letting the problem go for some time and are finally ready to take action, a facelift can help.
Remove Deep Creases Around the Face and Neck
Many people are lucky enough not to suffer from wrinkles around their eyes, mouth, or other prominent areas of the face. Instead, some people have deep creases around their necks and under the jawline. They may even experience wrinkles and loose skin under their ears.
These types of creases are very noticeable and can be embarrassing and even uncomfortable. They can make applying makeup difficult and cause self-esteem issues. Luckily, a facelift can help improve deep creases around the neck and face. A facelift pulls the skin tight and helps prevent it from sagging in problem areas such as the neck and jawline.
More Youthful Appearance
Most people want to look younger. Growing older is a lot of fun, but it does have some drawbacks. Wrinkles, deep creases, and sagging skin are just a few of those things. Some people suffer from these problems at an early age and desire to keep their youthful appearance.
A facelift can help give you a more useful appearance by reducing fine lines, wrinkles, crevices, and sagging skin. During the procedure, the skin is pulled tight, so any wrinkle and lines are smoothed out. Your skin will look younger and healthier after the procedure.
Define Chin and Prevent Neck from Sagging
When you get older, you may notice certain areas of your body show age before others. For many people, the area under the chin starts to sag and show wrinkles. This is because the skin loses elasticity with age and can’t bounce back to its original shape.
A facelift can remove double chins or sagging chins. It can tighten the face behind the ears, so it has a natural appearance and is less likely to show wrinkles. The results of this procedure can last for a long time and reduce many other signs of aging too.
Choosing The Right Plastic Surgeon
If you have made the decision to get a facelift, the next step is choosing the right plastic surgeon for the job. You want to make sure you choose a surgeon with plenty of experience and a good track record of making patients satisfied with their looks.
Dr. Andrew Jacono, MD, FACS, is a Dual Board Certified, Facial Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgeon. He practices at offices on Long Island’s Gold Coast and in Manhattan. He is one of New York’s premier plastic surgeons, and he is called on by colleagues all over the world due to his experience and skills.
He has delivered lectures on surgical techniques, performed surgeries in front of peer audiences, and has published numerous pieces of literature on minimal incision mini-face lifting, eyelid lifting, rhinoplasty. If you are ready to move forward with a facelift or simply want to know more about the procedure, contact Dr. Jacono. His Manhattan office is located at 630 Park Ave, New York, New York, and the phone number is (212)-570-2500.