As cosmetic procedures become more common, you may be wondering if now is the right time to get a facelift (rhytidectomy). Good news – long gone are the days of too-tight skin and over-altered appearances. Surgeons have become so proficient in facelift procedures that the surgery is much quicker and more painless than it once was.
Still, before you have any surgical procedure, you want to make sure that you will get the results you want with minimal risk to your health. Here are the qualities that make someone a good candidate for facelift surgery. Continue reading “Are You a Good Candidate for a Facelift?” »
Nobody can escape the gradual buildup of wrinkles, scars and spots as they age, or at least that’s what we’re led to believe. While modern medicine can’t halt the aging process completely, it can certainly turn the clock back a few years to give you healthier, suppler and more even-toned skin. Continue reading “Ablative Vs. Non-Ablative Skin Resurfacing” »
One of the first things people notice about you is your eyes. They can help you convey unspoken emotion or betray your age through wrinkles or sagging skin. However, just because you are of a certain age doesn’t mean you’re doomed to look “old”. Sagging eyelids is a widespread problem among middle-aged and senior individuals. Continue reading “Is Eyelid Surgery Right For You?” »
As we age, gravity takes its toll on our bodies. Our once youthful and glowing skin begins to stretch, sag and pale with years of exposure and deterioration. This can leave many middle-aged and older adults feeling disconnected from the reflection they see in the mirror.
The good news is, many of these signs of aging are reversible with cosmetic surgery. While surgical procedures cannot create an entirely new look, they can restore your current skin to its glory days, shaving years off your appearance. Continue reading “Facelift or Neck Lift: Which Is Right for You?” »
There’s a lot of reasons both women and men decide on nose surgery. Many people have nasal problems they’ve had to cope with their entire lives. Others may have suffered a traumatic incident when they were young (such as a sports injury in high school or college) that has left their nose crooked or asymmetrical. Then there are also some who simply feel like their nose is out of place doesn’t fit the rest of their face. Whatever the reason may be, there are a few frequent questions cosmetic surgeon Dr. Vendetti gets asked about nose surgery.
Continue reading “Who ‘Nose’ What to Expect from a Rhinoplasty? A Guide.” »