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Smaller Breasts for Better Comfort

Breast augmentation is a very popular surgical procedure that many women undergo to achieve their desired breast size. However, some patients are beginning to prefer smaller breasts. These women no longer feel satisfied with their large, voluminous bustline and would rather have natural-looking breasts that fit their frame better. Fortunately, plastic surgery procedures, such as breast revision and breast reduction, can help you achieve your goals by reshaping and reducing the size of your breasts.     

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What Is Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction surgery, also called reduction mammaplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to remove excess fat and glandular tissue to create smaller and more shapely breasts while alleviating the pain associated with breasts that are too heavy. During your surgery, an incision is made around the areola that extends down to the breast crease, and a horizontal incision is made along the fold. Excess tissue and skin are then removed, and the incisions are closed.

What Is Breast Revision Surgery?

Breast revision is performed by removing the breast implants through the original incision, if possible, which can be along the breast crease, around the areola, or through the armpits. New saline or silicone breast implants can also be placed through the same incision. Both breast revision and breast reduction surgery can be combined with breast lift surgery to reposition your breasts for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Ideal Candidates

Ideal candidates interested in undergoing plastic surgery to reduce the size of their breasts must be in good overall health and have realistic expectations regarding their results. If you are an active smoker, you will be asked to quit smoking for a few weeks before and after your surgery. You may also be a candidate for breast reduction or breast revision if you struggle with one or more of the following issues:

  • Unsatisfied with your current breast size
  • Shoulder irritation from bra straps
  • Implant complications
  • Skin rashes underneath the breast crease

Other Reasons for Breast Surgery

Lifestyle Changes

Whether their breasts are naturally large or have been enhanced using breast implants, some women wish to minimize the size of their breasts due to lifestyle changes. Many patients find that having large breasts inhibits their ability to stay active. Others may have experienced pregnancy or weight fluctuations that have changed the overall appearance of their breasts and body.

Patients can reduce the size and shape of their breasts by having their implants removed or replaced with smaller implants during breast revision surgery. For those with excess breast tissue, breast reduction surgery can also reduce the size and shape of the breasts to create a more petite bustline.

Breast Complications

Many women with overly large breasts feel that their breasts are too heavy. The weight of them can cause neck, shoulder, and back pain. Breast reduction surgery can provide women relief by removing excess tissue.

Other women who have breast implants may need to undergo breast revision surgery due to complications like implant rupture or capsular contracture that have occurred. After having their affected implants removed, some women decide to have smaller implants placed during a secondary procedure to accentuate their figure and improve their overall lifestyle.

For more information about breast revision or breast reduction surgery, you can contact our office at (954) 589-0722 or schedule a virtual consultation with us online today!

Plastic Surgery Is Not Just for Women

As time progresses, more men are becoming concerned about their appearance and opting for plastic surgery. Although many people believe surgery only caters to women, men feel just as insecure and embarrassed about their bodies as women do. Whether it is addressing excess fat on the abdomen or enhancing the chest, men also aspire to look and feel their best. Fortunately, Dr. Alexander offers a variety of surgical procedures for men to improve their physique and help them restore their self-image.

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Reasons for Surgery

Over time, men can develop unflattering changes to their figure just as women do. Plenty of men who have lost a significant amount of weight can often struggle with stubborn fat depots and excess skin along their abdomen. Others may feel self-conscious about their feminine-looking chest and desire one that is more flat and sculpted.

 

Although diet and exercise may work on some people, sometimes all that hard work and effort at the gym will have little to no effect and can discourage a man. This can also make them feel concerned about their body image. Bodily imperfections can be especially frustrating for men who believe they are expected by society to maintain a more muscular physique by having a toned appearance or big, broad shoulders. Thankfully, many plastic surgery procedures can help a man regain a more youthful look as well as boost their confidence and self-esteem.

Your Male Plastic Surgery Options

Gynecomastia Surgery

Many men struggle with a condition called gynecomastia, which is the overdevelopment of glandular tissue that can cause the appearance of female-like breasts. Although some men have gotten rid of their enlarged breasts through diet and exercise, others may not be able to reach their goals without surgery. Gynecomastia surgery, also known as male breast reduction surgery, is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat and tissue from the chest to produce a more firm and toned appearance. Gynecomastia surgery involves one or a combination of the following methods:

  • Liposuction: Liposuction is ideal for men with excess fat but no sagging breast skin. Liposuction requires the use of a cannula that is hooked up to a vacuum device to suction out the fat.
  • Periareolar incision: This method works best for men with moderately large breasts. An incision will be made around each areola as excess skin and glandular tissue are removed.
  • Double incision: This incision is ideal for men who have excessive amounts of skin, fat, and tissue. Incisions will be made around the areolas to contour the area, and the areolas are relocated to a higher and more youthful position.

Pectoral Implants

Most patients may discover they are unable to attain a more masculine chest contour no matter how hard they try to lose weight. Pectoral implants are made out of silicone and add more definition to the chest. During your procedure, an incision will be placed along each armpit near the edge of the pectoral muscles. Tunnels are then made to insert the implants, and the incisions are closed using surgical sutures.

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Liposuction

Sometimes excess fat can begin to develop in stubborn areas of the body that can be difficult to eliminate. In addition to being utilized during gynecomastia surgery, liposuction can produce a more defined and slim figure by removing fat in other areas of the body. This includes:

  • Back  
  • Thighs  
  • Abdomen  
  • Flanks
  • Arms

To learn more about our surgical procedures for men, please call our Broward office at (954) 589-0722 or our Miami/Dade office at (305) 756-8743.  

Accentuate Your Brows With Surgery

As we age, the skin on our face can begin to develop unwanted wrinkles and fine lines that can make a person look older than they are. While many patients tend to focus on reducing the appearance of imperfections along their midface, they may not realize that the upper face needs just as much attention. Over time, the muscles around the eyes and forehead can become weak, resulting in loose and sagging skin. This can cause the eyebrows to droop and make a person look tired and worn out. Brow lift surgery can take years off your face by rejuvenating your facial appearance and restoring youthfulness to the eyebrows and forehead.

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What Is Brow Lift Surgery?

Brow lift surgery is a procedure that repositions and tightens the eyebrow muscles to a more youthful position on the face. It can also address visible signs of aging on the forehead by smoothing out the skin, providing you with a more alert facial appearance. This procedure can be performed on its own or combined with other plastic surgery procedures, such as facelift surgery or blepharoplasty, to rejuvenate your overall facial structure. You may be an ideal candidate if you are experiencing one or more of the following issues:

  • Horizontal lines along the forehead
  • Vertical creases and wrinkles between the eyebrows
  • Sagging brows hooding the upper eyelids
  • Furrows beneath the eyebrows
  • A tired, worn out, or angry expression  

Benefits of Brow Lift Surgery

More Youthful Eye Appearance

Heavy, sagging skin that droops over the eyebrows can make a person look as though they are always fatigued or angry. Brow lift surgery can reposition your brow and forehead muscles to tighten and lift the eyebrows to a more youthful position. By addressing your drooping and sagging brows, a brow lift can brighten your overall facial appearance and improve your self-esteem.

Reducing Forehead and Brow Wrinkles

As we age, the stretching of tissues that can lead to drooping eyebrows. Vertical and horizontal lines and wrinkles across our forehead may also develop due to constantly raising the brows. Brow lift surgery will smooth out visible wrinkles as well as eliminate vertical frown lines in between the eyes.   

Eliminating Vision Impairment

Drooping brows due to excess skin can obscure your vision, making it difficult for you to see where you’re going or enjoy activities like reading. This can also disrupt the skin along your eyelids and cause discomfort. Brow lift surgery can lift the skin that interferes with your vision and provide you with a more flattering appearance.

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Brow Lift: Recovery Guide

Your Recovery

Following your brow lift surgery, you will be asked to wear surgical bandages along the treated area to protect your new brows and reduce swelling. Swelling and bruising will continue to occur for a few weeks, but this is only temporary and will resolve shortly after. You may also experience some minor to moderate pain as your eyebrows recover. This can be controlled with pain medicine that will be prescribed to you by your surgeon. Most patients will be able to return to work 10 days after their surgery unless instructed otherwise by their surgeon.

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How to Properly Take Care of Your New Brows

To ensure your results last as long as possible, it is important that you follow these simple steps during your recovery period. Making sure you take proper care of your new appearance can reduce any complications that may arise and give you the brows you have always desired.

Stay Out of the Sun

Overexposure to sunlight without applying the proper amount of sunscreen will not only burn your face, but it can cause severe damage to the skin. The sun’s harmful UV rays can cause your skin to develop unwanted facial wrinkles and lines, especially along the eyebrows. Be sure you avoid direct exposure to the sun as much as possible. If you plan on being outside, protect your new brows by gentle applying sunscreen around the treated area and wear protective clothing like a large hat and sunglasses to block the sun from your face.

Avoid Strenuous Activities   

It is important that you set aside as much time as possible from work to get the amount of rest you need during your recovery. That being said, activities that cause your brows to sweat should be avoided for a few weeks. Your incisions need time to close so they can heal. Sweating along the brows may affect your recovery and can even cause infection along the treated area. Should you sweat, gently clean your eyebrows using a soft rag and lightly dab the area with warm water.  

Follow Up With Your Surgeon

While recovering from brow lift surgery is not as extensive as facelift surgery, it is essential that you follow up with your surgeon at least one week after your procedure. During your follow-up appointment, your surgeon will confirm that your brows are healing properly.

To learn more about brow lift surgery and to determine if you are an ideal candidate, you can call our office at (954) 589-0722 or (305) 756-8743. You may also schedule a consultation with us online today!     

Embracing Your True Self With Gender Reassignment Surgery

Many people begin to feel unhappy with the appearance of their bodies as they age. One of the main reasons a person undergoes plastic surgery is to restore their confidence and self-esteem by enhancing their physical appearance. While some patients want to rid themselves of certain imperfections like wrinkles and unwanted fat, there are others who wish to change their identity completely.

Transgender patients wanting their inner identity to be reflected by what is shown on the outside can embrace their true self with gender reassignment surgery. Gender reassignment surgery is a series of surgical procedures that can help trans men and women finally embrace their true gender identity.

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What Is Gender Dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is a condition that causes a person to feel as though their identity does not match that of their assigned sex, which can cause medically significant distress. Typically, once a patient has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria by a mental health professional, they can move on to create their real persona.

What You Need to Know Before Surgery

Before undergoing any surgical procedure, all trans patients must:

  • Attain medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria
  • Have completed at least one year of hormone therapy
  • Lived in the desired gender role for one year

Hormone treatment is required to help each patient produce some of the physical and emotional characteristics of their internal gender. After meeting these requirements, patients may decide to seek plastic surgery to complete their transition.

Required Steps Before Your Gender Reassignment Surgery

Your Sex Reassignment Surgery

Whether male-to-female (MTF) or female-to-male (FTM), many patients who have undergone surgery find relief knowing their outside gender appearance matches their inner selves.

Male-to-Female

Trans women looking to transform their masculine appearance can look into male-to-female (MTF) sex reassignment surgery. This procedure will concentrate on creating female characteristics in the breasts, body, and face through the following methods:

  • Breast augmentation: Can provide trans women with full female breasts using saline or silicone breast implants.
  • Brazilian Butt Lift: Uses the patient’s fat to add volume and curves to their buttocks for a more feminine shape.
  • Rhinoplasty: Can change the size and shape of the nose to produce a refined tip and narrower nasal structure for a more feminine appearance.

Female-to-Male

Trans men can opt for female-to-male (FTM) sex reassignment surgery to help them achieve more masculine features by sculpting the face and body using the following surgical procedures:

  • Breast tissue removal: Will remove fatty tissue and excess skin from the breasts using a periareolar incision (around the outside edge of the areola) or a double incision with free nipple grafts.
  • Pectoral implants: Can enhance the chest by giving them more masculine chest contours by inserting semi-solid silicone implants through a small incision in each armpit.
  • Liposuction: Removes fat in the abdomen, hips, and thighs to eliminate feminine curves.

To learn more about gender reassignment surgery and to determine if you are an ideal candidate, please call our Broward office at (954) 589-0722 or our Miami/Dade office at (305) 756-8743.  

Liposuction vs. Smartlipo™

The way you feel about your body can have a significant impact on your self-esteem. Patients who feel unsatisfied with their physical appearance, especially those with localized fat deposits that are unresponsive to a healthy lifestyle, usually consider undergoing surgery. Most patients want the latest technology when choosing the technique that will best help them meet their body goals. Fortunately, there are several surgical procedures available to improve your body contours, such as Smartlipo™ and liposuction.

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Both Smartlipo™ and liposuction can address stubborn fat to provide you with a slimmer and more attractive physique. However, the choice between the two may depend on the level of correction you need and the results you desire.

What Is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure performed on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia. It can target almost any area of the body, depending on the amount of correction needed as well as your personal preference. This procedure vacuums out unwanted fat through a gentle suctioning process using a cannula from several trouble spots, including the abdomen, arms, flanks, back, thighs, and hips.

For the Best Liposuction Results, Patients Should:

  • Diet and exercise before their procedure
  • Follow a healthy diet
  • Exercise regularly
  • Not smoke before or after surgery
  • Follow care instructions before and after surgery

What Is Smartlipo™?

Smartlipo™ is a laser-assisted liposuction technique that uses heat to liquefy fat, making it easier for your surgeon to remove.

A tumescent solution containing a local anesthetic is injected before lipolysis to allow the targeted area to become swollen and firm. The surgeon will then remove the fat without putting too much strain on the body, which results in less bruising.

Benefits of Smartlipo ™

Permanently Removes Fat Cells

Smartlipo™ can permanently destroy and remove fat cells in various areas of the body. Because of this, there is no need to undergo repeated treatments. Therefore, patients who maintain their weight with diet and exercise can enjoy long-lasting results for many years.

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Tightens Loose Skin

The heat used to liquefy the fat cells can also help promote collagen production and tighten loose, flabby skin. In this way, Smartlipo™ can provide patients with smooth, beautifully shaped curves.  

Ideal Candidates

Patients who are interested in liposuction or Smartlipo™ should:

  • Have realistic expectations
  • Be in good health
  • Have already tried traditional weight loss methods
  • Have firm or elastic skin  
  • Have stubborn pockets of fat they wish to remove  

Maintaining your Results

As with most plastic surgery procedures, your results can be affected by weight fluctuations, aging, and pregnancy. Liposuction and Smartlipo™ are not considered weight loss procedures and should not replace a healthy diet or exercise program. Patients who at are or near their ideal body weight and who already practice healthy habits are likely to benefit the most from these body contouring surgeries.

To learn more about Smartlipo™ or liposuction, please call our Broward office at (954) 589-0722 or our Miami/Dade office at (305) 756-8743.  

How Labiaplasty Can Improve Your Physical and Sexual Health

A common reason many women undergo labiaplasty is that they feel uncomfortable or self-conscious about the appearance of their vulva. The labia minora and the labia majora (the inner and outer lips, respectively) may have gone through some unwanted changes due to factors such as aging or pregnancy.

Labiaplasty, also known as labial rejuvenation, is a safe surgical procedure that gently reshapes the size of particularly large labia to help women feel more comfortable with their bodies. Not only can this procedure help you regain youthful labia, but it offers many health and sexual benefits.

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Sexual and Health Benefits

Over time, a woman’s vagina tends to lose its shape due to many factors, including the vulva having become “too” relaxed after pregnancy, aging, and intercourse. When this occurs, some women may experience pain and discomfort during sexual intercourse or when exercising because of their large labia. Having excess or uneven labial tissue can also make a woman feel embarrassed and possibly cause hygienic issues further down the line. Labiaplasty will not only address these issues, but it can also improve your self-esteem and comfort by:

  • Enhancing the appearance of your labia
  • Correcting protruding inner vulva lips
  • Reshaping asymmetric or irregular labia that may cause chafing and discomfort

Feel Comfortable Naked

Having enlarged labia can make some women feel self-conscious. When a woman’s vulva looks uneven or irregular, she may avoid undressing or intimacy with her significant other. This can be especially disheartening for women if their protruding labia also cause chafing or pain during sexual intercourse. With labiaplasty, many women feel more comfortable and confident in their skin and no longer feel anxious about their vaginal region.  

Wear What You Like

Certain clothing can irritate larger vaginal lips, making a woman feel uncomfortable while working, exercising, or performing daily tasks. Larger labia may also be noticeable when wearing bathing suits or tight-fitting pants. Reducing the size of the labia can not only have a positive effect on a woman’s private life, but they no longer have to feel insecure about what they wear. Labiaplasty can open the door to many new clothing options that women weren’t comfortable wearing before.

 

To learn more about labiaplasty, please call our Broward office at (954) 589-0722 or our Miami/Dade office at (305) 756-8743.  

How to Properly Recover After Your Gynecomastia Surgery

Many male patients who struggle with enlarged, feminine breasts (a condition known as gynecomastia) often look into gynecomastia surgery to alleviate their embarrassment and rid themselves of excess fat and glandular tissue. With men now commonly undergoing plastic surgery to improve their self-esteem, making sure they are taking proper care of their health during their recovery is just as important as the surgery itself. Although taking time off is not ideal for any man with a busy schedule, tackling too much after surgery is not a good idea either. Here are a few ways to help make your recovery easier and more comfortable after undergoing extensive surgery.

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Incision Care

The more you rest, the faster your recovery will be. It is important that you take this time to allow your body to heal after an extensive procedure. Be sure to refrain from all strenuous activities that require large shoulder and chest movements until your incisions are fully healed. Any physical activity that puts stress or tension on the treated area can lead to serious injuries or complications. If you feel restless and need to move around, we recommend you do the following:

  • Engage in easy housework
  • Take light walks to prevent blood clots from developing  
  • Start a new hobby like adult coloring or solving puzzles

When to Shower and Shave

It is crucial that you do not shower or bathe following your gynecomastia surgery, as submerging your incisions will soak your bandages and increase the risk of infection. If you insist on showering, use a sponge to gently clean the treated area. Pat the incisions dry once you are finished. After a few days have passed and your surgeon has removed your bandages, you will be able to shower with lukewarm water. You will not be able to bathe for at least two weeks, or until your incisions are fully healed.

If you are someone who shaves their chest regularly, make sure to wait until you have cleared it with your surgeon. Shaving right after gynecomastia surgery is not the best decision, as the area needs time to heal after having endured an intense procedure.

Maintain a Healthy Diet

It is beneficial to take care of your physical health as well as your incisions after undergoing gynecomastia surgery. Be sure to drink plenty of water or fruit juices to prevent dehydration. If it is too painful to swallow solid foods during the first few days of your recovery, we recommend eating the following:

  • Soup
  • Jell-O®
  • Smoothies
  • Pudding
  • Milkshakes

Once you feel you can make the switch to eating solid foods, it is recommended that you consume a healthy meal that contains plenty of fruits, veggies, and protein. Drinking alcohol and smoking must be avoided for the next few weeks, as these can delay your healing process.

Maintaining a healthy and hygienic lifestyle will make your recovery go more smoothly, and your results will look great giving you the boost of confidence you’ve needed.

To learn more about gynecomastia surgery and to determine if you are a good candidate, call our Broward office at (954) 589-0722 or our Miami/Dade office at (305) 756-8743.

How Blepharoplasty Can Make Your Face Appear Younger

Our eyes are one of the most noticeable and attractive facial features we have. The way our eyes look can reveal a lot about how much sleep we’re getting, how we’re feeling, and how old we are. As we age, the skin around our eyes can become loose and droopy, making them appear worn out, dull, and inexpressive. However, blepharoplasty (eyelid lift surgery) can restore beauty, youthfulness, and a more vibrant expression to your eyes by addressing issues such as sagging skin and dark circles.

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What Causes a Tired Expression and Aged Appearance?

The more we age, the more our eyes begin to lose that youthful and vibrant spark they once had. Blepharoplasty can remove excess skin and fat that contribute to your tired and aged look by addressing the following concerns.

No More Sagging Eyelids

Throughout our lives, we make countless eye movements and blinks, all of which cause stress on our eyelids. That is because the skin surrounding both the upper and lower eyelids is one of the thinnest on the body. Sagging in the upper and lower eyelids can be corrected by removing loose skin and displaced fat deposits from your eyes. This will give your eyes a more alert and youthful appearance.

Say Goodbye to Dark Circles

As we age, the muscles below the eyes can weaken, just like they do in others areas of our face, causing the lower eyelids to sag. On top of that, the skin that surrounds the muscle begins to lose elasticity due to reduced collagen production. Displaced fat can also cause the lower eyelids to look puffy. These three factors create the appearance of heavy bags and dark circles under the eyes. Lower blepharoplasty can minimize the appearance of bags and dark circles by removing excess fatty tissue and tightening the skin to restore a more youthful and natural appearance.

The Eyelid Surgery Procedure

Incisions for blepharoplasty are made along the natural fold of the upper eyelids for an upper eyelid lift, and they are either hidden inside the lower eyelids or just below the lower lashes for a lower eyelid lift. Excess fat deposits are removed or redistributed, muscles may be tightened, and loose skin is removed, leaving you with a smooth and youthful look.

Along with proper care, such as sun protection and a healthy diet, your results can last for many years.

 

To learn more about blepharoplasty and determine if you are a good candidate, call our Broward office at (954) 589-0722 or our Miami/Dade office at (305) 756-8743.

Getting Your Best Summer Body Through Plastic Surgery

With summer in full swing, many patients may feel that they are still not ready to break out their swimsuits. Whether you are struggling with excess fat or sagging skin, it comes as no surprise that many men and women look into plastic surgery so they can look and feel confident. If you are interested in attaining your best summer body, Dr. Alexander offers many body contouring procedures, including liposuction, Smartlipo™, and tummy tuck surgery, to help his patients achieve their aesthetic goals and enjoy some fun in the sun.

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When Should You Consider Surgery?

If you are interested in a body contouring procedure, the best time to undergo plastic surgery is in the winter or spring. Because each patient may heal differently, undergoing surgery before the summer will give you enough time to heal and recover. Extensive procedures such as liposuction, Smartlipo™, or tummy tuck surgery may require lengthy recovery periods that can take anywhere from three weeks to six months. Bruising and swelling can also occur after your surgery, and it can even prolong your recovery time. While you may be able to resume normal activities weeks after your surgery, it may take a few months for your final results to become visible.

Liposuction

Sometimes diet and exercise may not be able to eliminate localized pockets of fat that remain on the body, no matter how hard you try. Liposuction can provide patients with a toned and fit figure that will allow them to feel comfortable in their swimwear. This procedure can eliminate unwanted fat deposits on the arms, thighs, back, abdomen, and buttocks to help achieve a more slender appearance.

Smartlipo™

Smartlipo™ is a safe, laser-assisted procedure that can eliminate fat by heating and liquefying fat cells. Patients with an excess amount of lingering fat can benefit from this treatment. Smartlipo™ can also increase collagen production for a tighter and more toned appearance.  

Tummy Tuck Surgery

Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, can correct muscle laxity and remove sagging skin that has developed from weight loss, pregnancy, or aging. It can also be combined with liposuction to remove fat deposits for a slimmer and toned figure that will make you feel beautiful and confident about your appearance during the summer.  

To determine if you are a good candidate for our body contouring procedures, please contact our office at (954) 589-0722 or schedule a consultation online.

Benefits of Facelift Surgery

Aging can often take its toll on many men and women, and it is especially apparent on their faces. Whether you are struggling with wrinkles, sagging skin, or fine lines, it is clear that everyone wants to look their best. Many patients commonly turn to facial plastic surgery to enhance their appearance. One of the most popular procedure options is facelift surgery. While some patients may require extensive facial rejuvenation, others can benefit from minor enhancements through mid-facelift surgery. Dr. Alexander offers both procedures to help patients look and feel more youthful.  

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Facelift Procedure

Facelift surgery can effectively tighten sagging skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles to restore a more youthful aesthetic. This procedure is performed by removing and repositioning the skin and muscle tissue along the mid-face, lower face, neck, and jawline. An incision will be made around the hairline at the temples and continue around the ear to the lower scalp. The facial muscles will then be lifted and tightened, and excess skin will be trimmed. The remaining skin will be redraped over the uplifted contours.

Patients can choose between a full and mini facelift, or their procedure can be combined with a neck lift. It is also important that patients are in good health and have realistic expectations before undergoing facelift surgery.  

Mid-Facelift Procedure

Not all patients who experience noticeable signs of aging require a traditional facelift procedure.  Mid-facelift surgery, also known as a cheek lift, is performed to address sagging of the cheeks and other areas of the mid-face. This type of lift is ideal for patients who have heaviness below the cheeks and hollowness under the eyes. During your surgery, small incisions will be made in the hairline above the patient’s ear. Then, excess fat and skin are removed to give fullness to the eyes to create a more youthful appearance. Mid-facelift surgery also results in less scarring than a traditional facelift.

If you would like to know if you are an ideal candidate for traditional facelift or mid-facelift surgery, please contact our office at (954) 589-0722 or schedule a consultation with us online.

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