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Facial Plastic Surgery For a Fresher Look


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In today's world of plastic surgery, there is no need to let age get the better of your appearance. This is especially true of your face. There are plenty of facial plastic surgery procedures that can dramatically improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. These include a facelift, a browlift, rhinoplasty, and eyelid surgery.


A facelift is a surgical process aimed at reducing wrinkles, sagging cheeks, and jowls around the jawline. Be aware, however, that it cannot get rid of wrinkling around the eyes or the corner of the mouth.

This plastic surgery can be performed in a number of ways including Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System or SMAS, the Platysma Lift, the S-Lift, the mini-lift, and many others. Each offers a unique approach to lifting the lines of the face, but the traditional facelift is performed by making incisions along the hairline and around the back of the ears.

The skin is loosened from the underlying muscles and it is pulled upward and the excess skin is removed. The remaining skin is than repositioned on the face and sutured back together at the incision line. Sometimes even the muscles are repositioned to give optimal results. Most people find this an excellent way to significantly turn back the clock on an aging face.

Brow lift

If you do not feel you need an entire face lift, you may consider a browlift. This plastic surgery procedure actually produces a smoother, younger looking forward. Similar to the facelift, a few small incisions are made in the hairline or just at the temples.

The skin is loosened enough to pull tight and remove the excess skin. The skin is re-sewn and the result is that scars are easily hidden in the hair and the upper face looks rejuvenated and fresh, with fewer deep lines and wrinkles.


Rhinoplasty is just another name for nose surgery. For those people who have loathed the hump, the bump, the bridge, or the tip on their nose all their lives, rhinoplasty is an excellent way to achieve the nose they have always dreamed of. One nice thing about rhinoplasty is that it is often fully or partially covered by health insurance because in some cases it actually helps the patient breathe better.

It is performed usually by incisions made on the inside of the nose. Then the nose skin is loosened from the underlying tissue and the modifications are performed. This might mean the insertion of a bridge implant, the reshaping of the tip or the removal of an unsightly bump.

Eyelid Surgery

This is also known as blepharoplasty. The reason for eyelid surgery can also be both medical and cosmetic. Some people have very droopy eyelids as they age that are not only unattractive but also obstructive to their vision.

Eyelid surgery requires a quick hour or so of surgery that requires small incisions in areas that are easy to hide afterwards. Extra, puffy skin is removed and the skin is pulled tighter and reconnected. There will be some swelling and bruising post-surgery, but after it subsides, the eyes will look much younger and smoother and it will be easier to see.

Facial plastic surgeon in Washington DC , can correct changes due to aging, sun damage, weight loss, and injury or modify facial characteristics you're unhappy with. Read more about their expertise and see the results they achieve here .


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