Face lift procedures are used to correct sagging of the skin and wrinkling of the facial area. Excess skin is removed, and the underlying muscles are tightened to create a more youthful appearance. Patients seeking a face Lift in Plano come to our office and have lots of questions about the procedure. This FAQ answers a few of the most common ones. For more information, please contact the office of Syed Ahmad, MD.
What Areas Can a Face Lift Improve?
A face lift can correct aesthetic concerns by lifting and tightening the skin on the:
- Upper face
- Lower face
Is a Face Lift Right For Me?
Choosing to get this procedure is a personal decision. You should only do it for yourself and not to please another person. That said, a face lift may be right for you if you:
- Have sagging skin in the facial area
- Have realistic expectations of what the results can be
- Are 40 years of age or older
- Are healthy
- Are willing to properly care for your skin during recovery
- Do not smoke, or are willing to quit for an extended period of time before and after surgery
How Much Downtime Will I Need?
Once you are cleared to go home following your surgery, you will need to be prepared for your recovery. In time, you’ll be able to return to work. Any residual effects of the surgery can be concealed with makeup, hair, or a beard until you are fully recovered.
How Long Do the Results Last?
The longevity of your face lift results in Plano will depend on a number of factors. These include the type of procedure you received in combination with things such as:
- Skin type
- Your age
- The condition of your skin
- The surgeon’s skill level
The younger you are when you get your procedure, the more lasting the results tend to be. Longevity is also adversely affected by:
- Excessive sun exposure
- Poor diet
Getting a Face Lift in Plano
You can have a more youthful and refined facial aesthetic. If you are interested in a face lift or have additional questions, please call the office of Syed Ahmad, MD in Plano. We look forward to helping you achieve your cosmetic goals. Contact us today to book your consultation!