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Category Archives: Facelift

Facelifts may Yield Longer Lasting Results for Patients under 50

If you are under 50, now may be the time to consider a facelift. The results may be better, and you may be more satisfied with the results achieved for many years after the procedure. In a recent study published in the January 2012 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the satisfaction rates of facelift […]

The Best Age for a Facelift

In Dallas, facelift is a great way to restore a more youthful facial appearance. As we age, facial skin begins to droop downward, resulting in a number of undesirable effects. A facelift helps reverse the facial signs of aging. There is not really a best age for a facelift. Most patients seeking the procedure are […]

Vampire Facelift Not Really a Facelift at All

A new trend in facial rejuvenation draws a patient’s blood and then injects the plasma into the patient’s face. The procedure has been dubbed “the vampire facelift” but is really more like a facial filler treatment using platelet-rich plasma (PRP). The PRP facial procedure does not yield the aesthetic results of a facelift. Facelifts restore […]

Facelifts and Topical Botulinum Toxin Gel

According to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the popularity of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures increased 5 percent in 2010 from 2009. Cosmetic surgical procedures, like facelifts, increased only 2 percent in 2010 compared to the previous year. With the testing of a new botulinum toxin type A gel, anti-aging procedures hold […]

Anti-Aging Gene Does Not Exist, According to Researcher

One supposed innovation in the technology of anti-aging was the discovery of the so-called anti-aging gene. Once this gene was discovered, a rush was made to capitalize on beauty cream formulations designed to activate it. Resveratrol is a compound in red wine that has been said to turn on a “longevity gene.” The problem, according […]

Ditch the Face Creams and Admit You Need a Facelift

In late July, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority banned two particular egregious makeup ads because the level of their airbrushing made them misleading. However, these ads are only a couple of the worst examples of makeup ads that are always retouched to make the model’s skin look even smoother. Rarely are these advertisements an accurate […]

Facelift Patient Satisfaction

You may be considering a facelift, but are feeling nervous because the only facelifts you have seen don’t look very good. This is mostly because all the great facelifts go unnoticed. There are thousands of people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area who get facelifts every year, you may see many of them every day without […]

ASPS and ASAPS Issue Joint Cautionary Statement on Stem Cell Treatments

Recently there has been a great deal of interest in the use of stem cells to increase the effectiveness of facial rejuvenation and other cosmetic procedures. The hope has been to improve the procedure’s results and its predictability. Certainly, there has been a great deal of advertising done by many plastic surgeons across the country […]

New Study Shows Facelift Is Safe for Elderly Patients

In general, there is no upper age limit for undergoing plastic surgery, as long as you are in good general health. However, there have been some who have expressed concern that elderly patients are more likely to suffer serious complications, especially from a procedure like facelift, which is normally performed under general anesthesia. A recent […]

Is Cosmetic Acupuncture a Viable Facelift Alternative?

Recently, cosmetic acupuncture has been receiving a significant amount of attention in the news. There are several providers in the Dallas, Texas area who promise to help your face look younger through acupuncture. They claim to be able to erase fine lines and soften deeper lines. Sometimes, they also promise enhanced skin tone and increased […]