Your face is the first thing someone sees. It conveys emotions with a single glance. But what if your outer look doesn’t match the way you feel on the inside? As people age, skin starts to lose elasticity and sag, which can make one look tired, upset, angry, or frustrated, even when none of those emotions are present. A facelift can be a great way to align an outer appearance with inner feelings.
Here’s how a facelift can improve different parts of the face:
- Eyes have been called the “windows to the soul.” They are our most noticeable feature of the face, and the first thing many observers notice. The tissue around the eyes can begin to sag as one ages, which can make you look sleepy or sad. During a facelift, the skin around the eyes can be tightened and smoothed, creating a fresher appearance.
- Laugh Lines. Smiling is a good thing! But it can also leave deep creases that run from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth. As you age, these lines become even more pronounced. A facelift decreases the appearance of these furrows by tightening the skin around your cheeks, removing any fatty tissue in the area, and contouring the muscles underneath to eliminate those creases.
- Along with the skin’s loss of elasticity can come the loss of definition in the jawline. A facelift will reduce and tighten loose skin, which will redefine the jawline. As with the laugh lines, the underlying muscles and tissue will be contoured to create a more defined and slimmer profile.
The face is usually the first part of the body to show the signs of aging. Deep wrinkles, fine lines, and excess skin all contribute to an older appearance. A facelift can help reduce these signs by tightening the skin that has lost elasticity, as well as contouring tissue and muscles to give the entire face a younger, more youthful appearance.
Wondering if a facelift is right for you? Call us today at (855) 742-8800 or fill out this online form to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ip. We’d love to hear from you!