Category Archives: Facelift

Woman touching her face after recovering from a face lift in Los Angeles, CA

Beyond the Facelift: Total Facial Rejuvenation

Before-and-after photos showcasing the results of facelift surgery are often stunning because the improvements are so dramatic. Many patients appear 10 to 20 years younger in their “after” photos. Can a facelift really produce such significant outcomes? The answer is yes when combined with other procedures—an approach I use at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice called …

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Man smiling and showing the results of his facelift

Why Facelift Surgery is Different for Men

Without question, men in Southern California feel pressure to maintain a youthful appearance that communicates masculinity. Aging takes its toll on the face, etching wrinkles and creating jowls that can make you look much older than you feel. Facelift surgery is one answer for Los Angeles men when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon who …

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A woman relaxes at home and looks happy with her facelift results.

Facelift: Social Downtime vs. Physical Downtime

Getting a facelift so you look your best for an upcoming high-profile social event involves more planning than you would think. Many patients consider only the physical downtime involved with having facial plastic surgery. I advise my facelift patients in Los Angeles to also think about "social downtime"—the time needed to ensure that their results …

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A woman looks happy with her facelift results.

The Fall and Rise of the Facelift

Even as nonsurgical skin tightening treatments, the latest fillers, and BOTOX® Cosmetic continue to dominate headlines in the beauty world, there has been a resurgence of facial plastic surgery procedures, especially facelift. My Los Angeles patients choose facelift for the natural, yet remarkable results that newer surgical techniques achieve. In the 1980s and 1990s, women and …

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Let’s Face It: The Realities of Facelift Recovery

When facelift patients at my Los Angeles practice ask about the recovery process, many are concerned about the amount of discomfort involved and they're pleasantly surprised when I say it's relatively painless for most people. What I believe is more important is the timing of their procedures, especially if they're planning to attend a social event. Recovery …

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Is There a Season for Facelift Surgery?

People considering facelifts in Los Angeles may not think it matters what time of year you get a facelift. The optimal time for facial plastic surgery depends primarily on your lifestyle and preferences, but there are some reasons why women and men schedule their surgeries during certain seasons. In this blog post, I'll explain why …

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The Dangers of DIY Injectables

Everyone loves a good do-it-yourself project, especially one that saves money. However, there are some things you should never do yourself. When it comes to injectables or a “liquid facelift” in Los Angeles, it’s best to leave it to the plastic surgeons. At the end of the day, these “projects” are serious medical procedures, and …

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Are Nonsurgical Alternatives the New Facelift ? (Spoiler Alert: No)

One of the most common questions I hear from patients considering a facelift at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice is whether nonsurgical alternatives can provide the same benefits as a full surgical procedure. With the rise of injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers, patients are getting more and more excited about …

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