Getting rid of fat or changing the facial appearance to look much younger are the most dominant reasons for the popularity of cosmetic surgery in the US. Most Americans are ready to go under the knife to fulfill their dreams of looking better and have a more shapely body. According to reports available from the national database system, nearly 1.8 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the US in 2016 in addition to 15.5 million minimally invasive procedures. Looking at the figures, it becomes clear that the facelift which belongs to the latter category is a highly popular cosmetic procedure that especially attracts women.
Looks matter a lot because it creates your personality and there is no doubt that a good looking person feels more confident about him or herself due to enhanced self-esteem. Therefore, looks are necessary to move ahead in life, and every woman is craving for good looks including the good looking too. Being comfortable with your looks enhances social acceptance and makes living more pleasurable. On the other hand, if you do not like your looks, it can lead to the insecurity that could develop an inferiority complex and create problems in advancing in life. Luckily, cosmetic surgery can help to improve your looks that can even defy age.
Focus on the face
Since the face is the most prominent part of the body that determines how a person looks, it is normal that the facelift is the most popular procedure among various cosmetic procedures to enhance the looks. A facelift involves multiple procedures that can help to change the jawline, correct the eyebrows and eyelids, or tighten the sagging skin to make people look younger. Most women are inclined to preserve the youthful looks because as you cross 30 years, there are chances that fine lines might appear on the face and reveal your age. It is the time when women especially turn to some non-invasive facelift procedure that helps to maintain the freshness of the skin and retain the youthful looks. A wrinkle-free face is the ultimate goal of all women who are transiting into their matured years.
Keep wrinkles at bay with facial rejuvenation
A tight and taut facial skin is the secret of appearing young by defying age. How much people are eager to retain their youthful looks will become apparent on knowing that in 2016 alone 7 million people in the US underwent wrinkle treatment injection like Botox. The average cost of the treatment was $385. The wrinkle treatment injection relates to facial rejuvenation and is different from the facelift procedures that aim at reshaping the lower half of the face by removing excess facial skin. Facial rejuvenation comprises of various procedures both surgical and non-invasive. It is capable of changing the facial geometry as well as skin appearance to conceal the marks of aging and make people look younger.
Facial rejuvenation options
The signs of aging appear more prominently on the face in some people, while some others might not show any signs at an early stage. The variation happens because aging is a process that depends on various factors including genetics and lifestyle choices. As these factors differ a lot between individuals, it is natural that signs of aging also vary. For an aesthetically pleasing outcome, it is essential to customize the treatment according to the conditions prevailing. That is the reason why cosmetic procedures for facial rejuvenation are entirely people-centric that takes into consideration the safety of the person undergoing the procedure.
Neck treatments are equally important
Just imagine how you would look if you have a young looking face sitting on a neck that looks 50 years old. Since the neck is as much visible as the face, you have to take proper care of the aesthetics of the neck with as much importance as you would do for your face. For attaining a flawless, youthful look that defies age, you cannot afford to have sagging skin and fat deposits on the neck or muscle bands and you must treat it along with the face. Undergoing liposuction of the neck is the standard inclusion in any facial rejuvenation procedure to give a complete youthful appearance of the most visible parts of the body.
Knowing about the various treatments of facial rejuvenation will be helpful to take a well-informed decision in the matter even though the dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon will guide you in the issue.
Remove wrinkles with fillers
Dermal filler treatments are available to remove lines from the face and give it a fuller appearance. Adding volume to the facial skin results in stretching it which makes wrinkles disappear. Juvederm and Restylene are hyaluronic acid fillers usually used for adding volume to the treatment area for creating subtle contour by removing wrinkles. Lines can also appear on lips for which Restylene silk works very well by adding volume to the lips. For enhancing cheek volume, Juvederm Voluma is the choicest filler.
Some filler like LaViv use your cells to remove wrinkles by boosting collagen growth, and the process takes some time. Another filler Sculptra finds extensive use in enhancing the volume of the entire face by using your own tissue and stimulating it thereby making way for long-term volume replacement.
Injectables are suitable for active wrinkles
Injectables work well to smoothen out wrinkles and improve the contour of the jawline, and this is where Botox comes into play. Dysport and Xeomin are also useful in reducing muscle contractions that cause crow’s feet and frown lines. These injectables can work wonders to restore youthful looks that give a more relaxed appearance. To minimize a double chin without surgery, cosmetic surgeons rely on the injectable Kybella which is a relatively new introduction in the category.
There are various methods of a facelift, but there is one thing common to all – all the methods involve tightening of the facial muscle and skin that not only creates a younger appearance but looks completely natural and not at all plastic. Some facelift procedures include pulling tissue up against gravity and performed under anesthesia. The procedures are different from the traditional facelift that involves stretching the facial and neck tissue horizontally.
To do away with the perpetually tired looks of people with excess skin above the eyelids, the Eyelid lift procedure is beneficial. The method consists of tightening the sagging skin above the eyes, and even if done in very small proportion, the effect is significant in imparting freshness to your appearance. It is a beneficial procedure with a positive outcome. To wipe out the tired looks, removing the puffy bags of fat is also an effective procedure.
Usually, a brow lift is a part of the facelift package, but you can even do it separately. The treatment aims at reversing sagging brows thereby reducing the possibilities of wrinkles appearing in the area. Although this is an invasive procedure, the incisions remain well hidden, and it is an effective procedure for reducing the wrinkles on the upper half of the face.
It is a relatively new procedure made famous by Kim Kardashian West who has not only tried it out but also become an influencer responsible for spreading the popularity. Some of the clinics that offer the treatment claim that it has the powers of changing lives by retaining the youthful appearance that defies the effects of aging. The procedure will make you look younger. The vibrant looks will make you more confident to face the world that loves everything that is young and beautiful.
Interestingly, the procedure is more popular in the name Vampire facial because it uses blood injections on the face.
The procedure is similar to injecting Botox under the skin surface, but the injectable is your own blood that is rich in healing nutrients necessary for rejuvenating the face. The procedure is completely safe as it does not use any chemicals as done for Botox injections and since it is your blood injected there is no fear of any infection. The procedure is not only safe but also free from any side effects. The procedure is different from Botox on another account too. While Botox tends to freeze the facial muscles, PRP injections repair the collagen.
It takes about three months for the results to show up and after that, you have to undergo touch up treatment every 3 to 6 months.
The procedure of PRP facelift
Platelet-rich Plasma or PRP treatment begins by collecting the patient’s blood and then centrifuging it to concentrate the platelets from blood serum. After centrifuging, the white blood cells and plasma from a mixture of different cytokines and growth factors present in the blood that is injected into specific areas of the face. The growth factor of the platelets initiates a healing response which rejuvenates the skin as time passes. The procedure takes about an hour to complete.
No matter which procedure you choose the effects will fade with time, and you have to repeat it at intervals to retain the looks for a longer duration.