There are many facial rejuvenation techniques available today, so it can be difficult to determine which one is best for you. For the most dramatic, long-lasting results, a surgical technique can address your moderate to severe signs of aging! Here are your options at Aspira Plastic Surgery when it comes to surgical facial rejuvenation and the concerns they can address:

Facelift

A facelift can address signs of aging in the midface such as sagging, wrinkles and folds, and a loss of definition in the cheeks. The facelift involves incisions behind the ears and within the hairline to reposition the facial tissue. Patients can look many years younger with more defined cheekbones, smoothed out wrinkles, and reduced sagging.

Neck Lift

A neck lift is often performed along with a facelift for optimal rejuvenation, however, the procedure can also be performed alone. A neck lift addresses the jowls, lower face, and neck area to reduce sagging and soften the appearance of visible neckbands. This also results in a more defined jawline and can involve removing excess fat below the chin.

Browlift

A browlift addresses aging in the upper face around the eyebrows and forehead. A browlift will reduce sagging to create a more youthful, awake appearance with fewer wrinkles. Many patients choose to combine this procedure with nonsurgical solutions like Botox or fillers for optimal rejuvenation.

Eyelid Surgery

Sagging in the eyelids can cause you to look tired or older than you feel. For some, severe sagging can even interfere with their vision. With eyelid surgery, excess skin and tissue in the eyelids can be removed to create a more awake, but still natural, appearance.

To learn more about our surgical facial procedures and to determine which one is right for your concerns, contact our office! Dr. Erella can meet with you to begin customizing your treatment plan for facial rejuvenation.

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Facelifts have been performed for as long as modern plastic surgery has been around— fortunately, techniques have improved considerably since the early days. Most facelift results no longer have the telltale stretched or tight appearance, and facelifts can even be performed in conjunction with other procedures, like a blepharoplasty. This procedure corrects upper or lower eyelids that are sagging due to excess skin or the aging process. These two procedures can be combined to remove years from your facial profile in one procedure.

How does it work?

During your consultation, you and Dr. Erella will determine the best incisions for your personal anatomy and aesthetic goals. These procedures are performed at essentially the same time and use the same principles— the skin is lifted, and the underlying tissues are rearranged. This can be done to create new contours of the face and a more pleasing fold in the eyelid. It can also treat fatty bags underneath the eye that create visual weight and draw the face downward.

Who is a candidate?

Anyone looking for great results that go beyond just a facelift might consider having an eyelid procedure as well. The eyes can show some of the first signs of aging when the eyelids begin to droop due to stretched skin and excess fat. However, there’s no strict age requirement for having a facelift or eyelid procedure because everybody ages at different rates, so you should consider an anti-aging surgery when you feel like you need it. Since this is an invasive procedure, you’ll need to be able to undergo and successfully heal from it in order to get the results you want.

What are the results and recovery like?

Your recovery time will depend on how extensive your procedure is, but Dr. Erella will ensure you have explicit care steps to follow in order to heal properly and quickly. There will be downtime, however, as your incisions heal. The best results of a facelift create a younger version of your face, not a different one— and eyelid surgery can help this even further, as your eyes will look younger and less hooded. While these procedures can’t stop the aging process, they can halt progress by ten or fifteen years, meaning you won’t look your age in the best possible way, in the long term.

If you are interested in a facelift and eyelid surgery procedure, contact our office to discuss your options and schedule a consultation with Dr. Erella who serves Austin and the outlying areas.

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