June 2021

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Why Women Are Diving Into The World Of Brow Lifts

There is a common selection of cosmetic procedures that were specifically designed to address the upper areas of your face. The eyes and forehead tend to develop sagging and wrinkles over the years and can contribute to an appearance that is tired, aged, and sad. Facial rejuvenation can go a long way towards improving the appearance of these spaces and restoring a smooth and youthful experience to the area. One of the most frequently requested procedures performed on the upper portions of the face is a brow lift. It is often done jointly with upper and lower eyelid treatments known as blepharoplasty.

What Is A Brow Lift And Why Are Women Opting In?

This procedure comes with a variety of benefits for the patient, including a beautified forehead and brow that is free from wrinkles and has a youthful appearance. This cosmetic treatment is appropriate for men and women alike and also has the ability to improve hooding of the upper eyelid that was caused by a drooping forehead. When combined with blepharoplasty, the entire upper area of the face can be restored, taking years off your appearance.

Candidates for brow lift often experience:

  • Eyebrows that are flat or have tails lower than the central brow
  • Eyelid hooding that is the result of sagging brows
  • Severe wrinkling of the brow and forehead

Blepharoplasty may be appropriate if:

  • Upper and/or lower eyelids that have sagging and excess skin
  • Vision that’s impacted by upper eyelids that are sagging
  • Bags beneath the eyes caused by excess fat, a common symptom of aging

These procedures, when combined, can provide a refreshed appearance that will have you looking years younger. While they can be performed separately, it’s very common for them to be done together to address the full range of concerns. If you’ve got sagging brows, wrinkles on your forehead, eyelids, and brows that sag, are puffy, or bulge, then a combined treatment may be right for you.

How Are Brow Lifts Done? Do They Require Surgery?

While surgery is required for a blepharoplasty, a brow lift can sometimes be performed using non-surgical methods. In instances where it is appropriate, brow lifts can be done using BOTOX Cosmetic, which is used to ease the muscles that cause the brow to be pulled down. This often leads to a pleasant uplifting of the brow. When this procedure has been proven to be ineffective, your next step is a brow lift surgery.

A surgical brow lift will start with the application of anesthesia and involve a couple of incisions to access the underlying structures. Once the necessary adjustments are made (often through an incision in the brow line), the incisions will be closed, and you’ll be prepared to recover. If you desire to know more about brow lifts and blepharoplasty, contact your cosmetic surgery specialist to get more information. These experts can examine your facial features to determine which steps would be appropriate for you. They will then discuss the proper procedures, what would be involved, and how you should prepare. Why not call your specialist today to see what they can do for you?

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The Pros and Cons Of Receiving Breast Augmentation

Thousands of women each year determine that breast augmentation is right for them. For some of them, it’s based on dissatisfaction with the size of their natural breasts. Others have experienced a loss of volume or shape after having children and/or breastfeeding. Still, others have undergone the trauma of breast cancer or have experienced an injury to their chest. Regardless of their reason for getting breast augmentation, each of them was taking control of their life and their appearance through the procedure.

Exploring The Pros and Cons Of Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a well-understood procedure that’s been being performed for over a hundred years. While the first procedure performed was technically a reconstruction, performed on an opera singer after the removal of a tumor in her breast. The replacement material used was a harmless fatty tumor that had formed in her lower back and restored her appearance quite well for the time. Advances since then have led to a reduction in complications and a boost in the positive results that were seen. Today, breast augmentation complications are typically rare and mild when they occur.

  • Pros
    • Confidence In Your Appearance – If your breasts make you feel self-conscious due to their size or shape, breast augmentation can restore your confidence and have you feeling great about your appearance.
    • Long-Lasting Results – The implants used in breast augmentation aren’t intended to last forever, but they represent improvements that can last for a decade or more.
    • Customized Results – This procedure isn’t one-size-fits-all. Each procedure is custom-designed to meet the needs of the patient and produce the results they’re hoping for.
    • Fit In Clothes Better – Many clothes are made for women who have average to substantial busts. This means they may not look as good on those with smaller breasts, and augmentation can have you looking great in them.
  • Cons
    • Recovery Time – Breast augmentation takes some time to recover from, especially if you want to get the best results. The initial recovery takes approximately a week, but full recovery will take as much as a month. During this time, you’ll have to take it easy and avoid lifting anything over 10 pounds.
    • Complications – As mentioned above, complications are few and far between, but there’s always the possibility that they will occur. Loss of sensation, asymmetry and capsular contracture are the most frequent concerns.
    • Mammogram Complications – While they won’t make it more likely for you to contract breast cancer, they can make it trickier to get a mammogram image that’s clear. This is usually addressed by increasing the number of images taken.

Reach Out To your Cosmetic Surgeon For More Information

Want to learn more about breast augmentation and whether it’s right for you? Reach out to your specialist and get a consultation scheduled today! They’ll help you determine what cosmetic options are appropriate for you and help you make the choices that will ensure your breast augmentation produces that look you’ve always wanted. Isn’t it time your profile casts the silhouette you’ve always wanted?

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