There is a variety of facial problems that may be contributing to your aged appearance. Fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, and volume loss can all play a role in how old you look. However, not every person needs the same facial treatment to correct his or her appearance. Here’s some information to help you decide which facial correction procedure is right for you.
Mid to Lower Facial Sagging
Sagging or drooping skin that occurs between the cheek and jawline may be adding to your aged appearance. This excess tissue might be accompanied by mild lower facial wrinkles. Tightening the skin and muscles in the mid to lower face can help restore a smooth and youthful appearance. A facelift is designed to treat only the mid and lower portion of the face and neck. It utilizes incisions in your hairline and under your jaw to tighten your cheek and jaw muscles. Excess skin may also be trimmed away.
Heavy, Hooded Eyelids
Heavy, drooping upper eyelids may be causing you to appear fatigued, angry, or much older than your age. Also, excess upper eyelid skin may be impairing your eyesight. Under Eye puffiness may occur from excess skin or protruding fat pads. An eyelid lift targets the skin around the eyes. Incisions in the creases of the upper eyelids are used to remove excess tissue. Incisions placed in the lower eyelids allow excess skin and fat to be removed.
A brow that appears constantly furrowed may not be creating the youthful look you desire. Sagging brows and deep creases in the forehead may not be easily treated through nonsurgical means. A brow lift places incisions in your hairline and pulls your forehead muscles tight. Excess skin may be removed.
Crow’s Feet and Facial Wrinkles
The most common signs of aging are facial wrinkles and crow’s feet. Often these aren’t deep enough to warrant surgical intervention. Wrinkles are common around the eyes, brows, and mouth. Injectable treatments can include BOTOX® Cosmetic or Dysport® for crow’s feet and frown lines. JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, and RADIESSE® can be used to treat marionette lines.
Lost Facial Volume
Losing volume in your face is common as you age, which can lead to a gaunt, hollowed appearance and cause you to look tired or less youthful than you desire. Little can be done to prevent volume loss because it is the result of the natural decrease in collagen production. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is a nonsurgical injectable treatment designed to provide long-lasting results. While it doesn’t provide permanent volume restoration, many patients notice that results can last up to two years.
Combining Facial Procedures
For overall facial rejuvenation, many patients choose to combine multiple procedures. Since each procedure is designed to treat a specific area of your face, combining procedures can help you treat multiple areas at one time. Combining treatments also helps save time and money.
If you are seeking facial rejuvenation, please contact us by calling our office in Tampa at 813-400-1465. For additional information fill out our online contact form.