Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation options are more plentiful than ever, with dermal fillers, BOTOX®, and laser skin resurfacing producing effective results for the right patients. Still, facelift surgery remains popular at our Portland plastic surgery office for both women and men.
There are some very good reasons men and women choose to get facelifts, and we identify 6 of those considerations in this blog post.
- Long-Lasting Results
Even though treatments such as injectables and medical-grade skincare products are up to the task when patients want to reverse signs of aging, their effectiveness has a limited shelf life. Facelift surgery creates results that can last up to 10 years. Fillers, BOTOX, and other nonsurgical treatments require regular maintenance to keep up the results.
- Natural-Looking Results
The era of the “windswept” look after getting a facelift is long past—if you choose an experienced facelift specialist to perform your procedure. Facial plastic surgery patients often tell our surgeons how thrilled they are because friends, co-workers, and even family members comment about how great they look without knowing exactly why. A facelift enhances your natural features, and our surgeons customize the procedure for the needs of each patient.
- Increased Confidence
Whether at work or in your social life, confidence is important. Looking in the mirror and seeing someone who looks much older than you feel can undermine your self-esteem. A facelift boosts your confidence in a way that is apparent to co-workers and family, not to mention people you may be meeting for the first time.
- It’s Cost-Effective
Getting filler and BOTOX injections or nonsurgical skin tightening treatments can seem more affordable when compared to a facelift. But the costs of repeated maintenance treatments can quickly add up to thousands of dollars. Investing in a facelift is like any good investment—it makes sense in the long run.
- You Can Combine a Facelift With Other Procedures
Facelift surgery only addresses the lower area of the face. It’s commonly paired with a neck lift for women and men concerned about loose neck skin or vertical neck bands. Our facelift patients also combine eyelid surgery or a brow lift with the procedure.
- The Time Is Right
If you’ve developed jowls or have excessive loose skin on your face and neck, adding volume using fillers will only exacerbate the condition. Too much filler distorts the natural contours of your face, creating overfilled cheeks and a puffy appearance. Whether you’re in your late 40s, 50s, or 60s, a facelift or mini facelift at Portland Plastic Surgery sculpts a well-defined jawline and sleeker neck that exudes youthful vigor.
If you’ve been weighing your facial rejuvenation options and want to discuss them with a board-certified plastic surgeon, request a consultation using the online form or call us at (503) 292-9200 to schedule an appointment.