Your face is unquestionably the most important part of your identity. Most people, with the exception of those closest to you, could not identify who you were by simply looking at your hands, your legs, or your feet. But even individuals who only casually met you before will be able to identify you clearly by your face. If your face looks tired, it can definitely have a negative effect on your self-confidence. Many people turned to facelift surgery as a way to give them a more rested appearance. The goal of a facelift is to help a person look younger and age in a more graceful manner for years to come.
Many people mistakenly believe that a good facelift is one that makes a person look drastically different. But that is not the case. Most cosmetic surgeons would agree that a good facelift is one that no one can tell was done. By this, we mean that you will look at a person who had a facelift and will realize that they look better, younger, and more refreshed, but you will not be able to tell that this revitalized appearance is the result of surgery.
Most people who go in for a facelift will say that they don’t want to look like a different person. They simply want to look like the best version of themselves.
Facelifts are designed to address specific problems associated with the aging process. One problem may be loose skin that has sagged around the neck, the jowls, and other parts of the face. As a result, an individual looking for a facelift may want to add a little bit more definition and contour to their face.
Facelifts are an invasive surgical procedure. They are not something to be considered lightly.
A facelift can help a patient turn back the clock in a lot of different ways. The primary way is by tightening up facial tissue and loose skin. When you look at a young individual, one of the striking things about them is how tight and compact their skin and their facial tissue is.
A good plastic surgeon will be able to tighten up facial tissue without giving your face the appearance of being exceptionally tight. When skin is exceptionally tight, patients are left with skin that looks like it has been pulled back.
The best candidates for a facelift are individuals who are in good health. They should have a reasonable expectation as to what a facelift can do for them. They should want to change their appearance, not to please others, but because they want to look good for themselves. Individuals who meet these and other criteria may be a good candidate for a facelift.
To find out more, contact the office of Dr. Joseph A. Russo today to schedule a consultation.