What are my options for plastic surgery in regards to my face?
Depending on your needs or desires, there are several options available to repair or enhance the features of your face. Whether you’re looking for a minor touch-up or you need surgical repairs to your face, you can find an answer to all your facial surgery needs with the proper doctor.
Below is a list of common surgeries available and what they may entail.
Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure to alter to structure, shape, size, and/or mass, of the nose. Bone or cartilage can be added or removed to complete the change. Other options include tissue grafting from other parts of the body or implanting synthetic materials.
Blepharosplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure altering the appearance and/or functionality of the eyelids, upper and/or lower. At times, blepharoplasty is required to repair damaged muscles in the eyelid which may cause problems with vision.
Blepharoplasty sometimes involves removing excess skin or fat deposits in the eyelids. Doing so creates a tightening of the skin, thus removing fine lines and wrinkles. The goal of this type of blepharoplasty is to create a more youthful look.
Ptosis (drooping eyelid) is an issue when the muscle in the eyelid slips back and can no longer hold the eyelid up. Blepharoplasty can repair ptosis and restore function to the eyelid.
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A facelift refers to a general set of surgical procedures often designed alter the appearance of the face to give a more youthful appearance, often free from wrinkles and fine lines.
Often, the procedures are completed through the injection of either Botox of Juvederm.
Botox is typically an injection designed to repair many muscle related problems pertaining to the face. Most notably, it is used to smooth facial wrinkles and offer a more youthful look.
Juvederm is a filler injected in to the face to soften deep folds and reduce wrinkles. Because Juvederm is largely a hyaluronic acid (a substance often found in skin, muscles, and tendons of mammals), it is eventually absorbed by the body (usually between 6 – 9 months), it often requires repeat visits and injections to maintain the youthful look.