Regardless of your age, the truth is that eventually, your facial skin will change. Many men and women age quickly and find they want a facelift in their late 30s or early 40s. Others notice signs of aging taking the most significant strides later in their 50s or 60s. Changes to facial appearance can be some of the most difficult to accept as we age. Time, the ups and downs of life, sun exposure, genetics, and weight fluctuations can leave us with a face that doesn't reflect the youthful way we feel inside. If this sounds like you, a facelift may be just what the doctor ordered.
The term "facelift" confuses many people as they may be happy with their eyes and upper face and feel they don't need total facial work. In reality, a facelift will only affect the mid-to-lower face. A facelift does not address any eye or brow issues.
When performing facelifts, Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Zenn eliminates excess skin in the neck and jowls with his artistic eye and precise surgical skill. He restores youthful fullness to the cheeks, lips, and jawline with fat injections. And he re-support the drooping internal structures of the face under the skin.
The TWO Main Reasons Men And Women Choose A Facelift
GENETICS AND SKIN ELASTICITY
It's a simple fact of life. Some people have "good genes," and others don't. When you look at your family tree, particularly those branches closest to you, you'll be able to understand better how you will most likely age. If your mother or father aged faster than their friends, or they have droopy jowls or a turkey neck, you too may experience these same effects of aging. Thanks, Mom and Dad!
Why is this so? Your genetics dictate the amount and shape of your facial bones: better support and structure and better youth preservation. Genes also contribute to the elasticity of your skin – the ability of your skin to stretch and then return to its normal state afterward. More sun exposure or cigarette smoking can and will accelerate things. The worse your skin's elasticity, the more your skin will droop and sag.
DEEP LINES AND WRINKLES
Another reason men and women seek a facelift is if they have deep lines and wrinkles around their nose and mouth. So-called "marionette lines" and "smile lines" result from the deflation of the face and sagging of the skin around these areas of natural attachment.
Whatever the reason, deep lines, and wrinkles, excess skin, or volume loss in the face, Dr. Zenn can reset things with a facelift procedure. Modern-day facelifts add volume back with fat grafting and profoundly restructure the face so there is no excessive skin pulling – which has traditionally been an unwanted telltale sign of surgery. His guiding principle when performing this delicate procedure is to provide subtle, natural-looking results that make you still look like you, just better, refreshed, and not overly "done.'
Choose Zenn Plastic Surgery
Dr. Zenn and his staff are committed to their patients. He always offers the safest and most effective treatment plan to achieve each patient's goals. During your consultation with Dr. Zenn, he will carefully listen to your concerns and honestly explain what he can realistically do to achieve your desired results.
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