As the face ages, we tend to lose the collagen and elastin in our skin, which keeps it plump and full. Our face starts to fall and we look more tired and weary than ever. Fighting the signs of aging isn’t always easy, but it can be made easy with a facelift. You may feel insecure about getting a facelift, thinking you’re too young or too old to get one, but this may not be the case.
Facelift: The Basics
Before we can start talking about if you’re the right age for a facelift, we need to know exactly what a facelift is and what it entails. A facelift is a procedure in which the facial skin is lifted and the muscles underneath the skin are tightened to give an overall more youthful and awake appearance to the face. Results of this procedure of very natural, so you shouldn’t worry about looking like “you’ve had work done.”
Now that we know what it is, let’s dive a little bit deeper into how it’s performed. This procedure is done in-office by Dr. Nia Banks. During your procedure, an incision is hidden in the hairline and in the crease in front of your ear. The skin is pulled tight over the face, removing the appearance of severe wrinkles, and excess skin is removed. The fibrous layer of tissue under the skin is also pulled taut to increase the power of the lift and make your results last longer. Muscles in the neck are also tightened to make the appearance of a smooth transition.
Let’s Talk Age
You know about what the facelift is and what it entails, now comes the big question: how old should I be to get a facelift. To be honest, there is no perfect age to get a facelift. If you look on the internet, websites will tell you anywhere between 35 and 65 is the perfect age, but this is a huge variance. In reality, if you are unhappy with the appearance of your skin and feel you would like to look more youthful and awake, a facelift may be right for you. The younger you are, the more elasticity will be in your skin to make results last longer, however, those who get facelifts in their sixties still see positive and long-lasting results. Ultimately, the age in which you get your facelift is up to you and the advice of your doctor.
Let’s Talk Price
The second question on everyone’s mind after “Is this procedure right for me?” is “How much will it cost me?” To answer this question, you should schedule a one-on-one appointment with Dr. Nia Banks. Because this procedure is so personalized to you, your current condition and your desired results, the price of this procedure is going to be just as tailored and personalized. If you are having concerns about paying for your procedure, talk to Dr. Banks about one of the financing options offered at Beaux Arts Institute of Plastic Surgery. This allows you the comfort of paying your bill at a pace that’s right for you.
If you are interested in learning more about getting a facelift at Beaux Arts Institute of Plastic Surgery, call us today to schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Nia Banks.