You have a facelift surgery scheduled in a few months to help restore a more youthful appearance. A facelift, or rhytidectomy, reduces the signs of aging by addressing sagging skin and jowls as well as deep facial folds and wrinkles. But, what about other skin issues, such as brown spots, sun damage, fine lines, or lost facial volume? Will skin treatments before a facelift be beneficial to your overall appearance and recovery, or are you better off waiting until after[...]
As you age, collagen production in your skin decreases and signs of aging may start to creep in. From lines and wrinkles to sagging skin, these changes may have you wondering if it is time to consider a facelift. Maybe your friends are having them done or you have seen your favorite celebrity looking rejuvenated and youthful. But how do you know if it's the right time for you? While everyone is different, here are three signs that you might be ready for[...]
You have made the decision to conquer the signs of aging on your face and neck with a facelift procedure. You are getting excited and preparing for your new younger look, but the unknown of any medical procedure can make people a bit uneasy. Knowing what to expect after your procedure and during recovery can help put your mind at ease. This little guide gives you an idea of what to expect with recovery and when to expect to see those amazing facelift results.
(Updated for 2019) By now, all of America (and perhaps the world) has seen the amazing transformation of Mama June Shannon as documented in the recent WE TV reality series “Mama June: From Not to Hot.” Now meet the Doctor behind her amazing new body. Last fall, Dr. Daniel Kolder, a plastic surgeon in Ventura County met with the reality star after she had lost nearly 300 pounds via diet, exercise, and gastric sleeve surgery. While the 37 year old had achieved her weight loss goals, she[...]
If you’re planning to have a facelift, you may be anxious about what to expect. It’s important to know what to do and what questions to ask before your facelift procedure in order to help calm your nerves. Here are a few more ways to ease your potential worries and gain a little reassurance.
After your facelift, expect to come home with some swelling, bruising and tenderness.
While these symptoms are typically manageable and will gradually improve as your body heals, there are a few things you can do to reduce swelling and bruising after facelift surgery.
Try to keep your head elevated as much as possible in the first few days after your facial plastic surgery to reduce swelling. Some people find that sleeping in a recliner or propped up on several pillows[...]
After getting a facelift, you can expect to still look like yourself—just a younger, revitalized version.
If you’re wondering how you can make your facelift last for many years to come, take a look at these four important tips to follow for great skin.
The sun’s UV rays can wreak havoc on your skin, causing lines, wrinkles, sagging and age spots. To help prolong your facelift results, avoid deliberate tanning, wear a wide-brimmed sunhat, use sunscreen and seek shade.[...]