Posted by Dr. Litner and Dr. Solieman on September 21st, 2015
If you are looking to give your face a rejuvenating boost, a cosmetic procedure can reverse the signs of aging. But are dermal fillers your best option or should you consider surgery? The answer depends on the overall condition of your skin and what results you wish to achieve.
Both facelifts and fillers can address visible signs of aging, smooth the skin and give an overall more youthful appearance. However, the two procedures are distinct and offer different advantages.
Fillers are a minimally-invasive technique that can add necessary volume to depleted, sagging skin. Excellent for replenishing the cheeks and plumping out the skin, fillers come in a range of formulas and that can be injected into the skin. Temporary fillers, such as hyaluronic acid-based ones, are generally the most frequently requested; however permanent fillers can also be used. Fillers are commonly used to:
A facelift is a surgical procedure that repositions underlying tissues and trims excess skin to create a tighter more taut appearance. Medically termed a rhytidectomy, a facelift can be full or partial, depending on the extent of aging and the area of concern. A facelift is an excellent option if you want to:
Neither fillers nor facelifts can halt the aging process, but they offer restorative results that can help maintain a graceful appearance as an individual matures.
If you are considering a cosmetic procedure, here are a few guidelines to help you determine what might be best for you:
Fillers and surgery are not necessarily mutually exclusive procedures. Fillers can be combined with a facelift to increase the effects of the surgery.
A facial rejuvenation procedure can refresh your appearance and help you maintain your best face. Dr. Litner and Dr. Solieman are acclaimed cosmetic surgeons known for delivering impressively subtle and natural-looking results. Experts in combining surgical techniques with fillers, they can determine the best treatment for you. Contact Beverly Hills Profiles for a comprehensive surgical consultation.
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