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Category Archives: Facelift

Can a Facelift Improve Acne Scars?

Acne scars can be a source of discomfort and embarrassment, and a detraction from your overall appearance. They can also be incredibly frustrating to try and get rid of. Facelift surgery may diminish the appearance of acne scars for some patients. However, the degree to which the procedure succeeds in this can vary widely from […]

Will a Facelift Remove Wrinkles?

Facelift surgery is intended to address loose, sagging skin and excess deposits of fat throughout the neck, jawline, chin, and lower face. With this procedure, Texas facelift surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai can produce a firmer and more defined appearance, making you look up to ten years younger. But while incredibly effective at resorting an overall […]

What is a Mini-Facelift in Dallas?

As the name implies, a mini-facelift is a less extensive procedure than a full facelift. It targets the cheeks, jawline, and neck. A mini-facelift is appropriate for younger patients with specific problems areas. A mini-facelift in Dallas does not take as long as a full facelift, which can take several hours, and the recovery time […]

At what age should I consider having a facelift, and how long will the results last

It used to be standard to wait until you were in your 60’s to have a facelift, but that has changed. Today, some women and men are choosing facelift as early as 40. On the other end of the spectrum, as long as you are in good health, there is no reason why you cannot […]

Can a Facelift be done under Local Anesthesia?

A facelift can be performed under general or local anesthesia. Dr. Rai prefers to use general anesthesia in healthy patients because it is typically safer and more comfortable for his patients. The surgery is performed in our out-patient surgical center, where we work with board certified anesthesiologists. When health concerns rule out general anesthesia, local […]

Does a facelift leave scars?

Have you ever wondered:  Does a facelift leave scars? Every incision leaves a scar, but a highly skilled cosmetic surgeon will minimize the appearance of facelift scars. Small, strategically placed incisions, and proper healing, work together to make any scarring as imperceptible as possible. They often cannot be seen at all once fully healed. Dr. […]

Why do some facelifts look unnatural?

Have you ever wondered why some facelifts look unnatural?  The surgeon’s skill level and technique play a large role in the look achieved by a facelift. You can have a natural look, if you choose a surgeon who is willing and able to create it. It can seem like all facelifts look unnatural, because when […]

What is the Facelift Recovery Period Following a Facelift in Dallas?

A traditional facelift is a major surgery with a long recovery time. Dr. Rai uses a newer technique, called endoscopic facelift, which yields exceptional results, and a much shorter and more pleasant recovery. You can return to work about 10 days to two weeks after your procedure, as long as your job does not require […]

When Would My Dallas Facelift Surgeon Recommend Fat Injections Rather Than a Facelift?

Do you ever debate whether you should have a facelift or just get fat injections? Depending on your goals and the condition of your skin, our Dallas facelift surgeon may recommend a facelift, injectable fillers, or a combination of the two. Fat injections are less invasive and require less recovery time. Since the facelift is […]

What Can a Facelift Correct?

When many of us think of facelift surgery, we assume it corrects all visible signs of aging throughout the entire face. However, while a facelift can address many issues with the mid-face, lower face, and even neck, it does have its limitations. If you are unhappy with the way aging has impacted the areas of […]