In the first place, it’s true that a face lift will make you look much younger than you might look now, but that’s not all there is to know about a face lift; there are other factors such as the cost, because it could cost a fortune to have a face lift. In opening, it’s important to know the type of face-lift that will be best for you before going ahead; talk extensively with your surgeon and consider the options presented to you to pick the best, based on the surgeon’s expert advice. To open up this article, when it comes to the decision to have a face lift, ask your surgeon some important and specific questions about your face lift before going ahead to have one; one of such questions is -whether the surgery will impact only the skin or will it go further to tighten the necessary underlying muscles as well as the fatty tissues (also called SMAs).
The decision to have a face lift surgery is a big decision that should be taken only after you have carefully considered all the options open to you. Primarily, it doesn’t mean everyone that wants to go for a face lift is being vain; there are certain cases where aging happens prematurely because of genetics; a face lift can be done to correct such premature aging and not because you want to appear vain. Note that when done properly a face lift, as the name suggests, lifts the sagging skin that you hate so much and in most cases it also lifts the underlying muscles, thereby giving you a much youthful look. To plunge into this article, note that a face lift can indeed make your face look younger but it won’t and can’t stop the aging process. It’s worth knowing that a face lift is a surgical operation that is done on the face with the sole purpose of rejuvenating the face via the process of tightening of the muscles on the face and neck region as well as removing of the excess fat and skin in the region. Face lifts are becoming increasingly common nowadays, not just in the United States but other developed countries as well. Many people think face lifts will have any impact on the skin or the tissues of the upper face, but they won’t; they only focus on lifting the skin that’s at the lower part of your face, such as the chin, jaw, as well as the cheeks.
Taking the time to compare the different types of face lifts is critically very important before going ahead with one. To get that complete and perfect youthful appearance, a typical face lift will be combined with a mid-face lift, surgery on the eyelid, forehead lift, as well as neck liposuction. Lots of people who had face lifts done said they now have a different perspective on the world; they also said people treat them a lot differently now… to their delights. Don’t let anyone get you down because you want to get a face-lift; the decision is yours and nobody has the right to criticize you; the fact is that many others will do it if they had the funds and the guts! Whether the face-lift procedure that you need is to have the least invasive method which involves tightening around the eyes as well as the mouth or a revitalization of the entire face, an expert cosmetic surgeon will give you the best advice. It’s very important not just jump into the decision of getting a face lift without taking all odds into account. Many insist that the best way to find credible face lift surgeons is through word of mouth; those who have had successful face lifts and are pleased with the surgeon are always quick to spread the word. As far as the cost of a face lift surgery is concerned, you should expect to pay as high as $5,000 or more for a full face lift, especially in the United States. A partial face lift mostly won’t cost you more than $3,000. Note that the costs of face lifts will not include the costs of several consultations you will have with the series of surgeons prior to the surgery.
I’m sure that our grandparents would have been as excited as we now are about face lifts, especially when you consider how young one would feel after having it done. Thanks to the medical breakthrough that’s now possible with a face lift operation; if you have the money and the confidence you can look at aging in the eyes and smile. Many say that face lift is their own solution to the age-long battle against the forces of aging. The costs of consultations with your surgeon before the actual face lift surgery can range from as low as $50 to as high as $300 for every single consultative visit. The cost of your face-lift will depend largely on the location of the surgeon as well as the reputation or experience of the surgeon. I advise you to pick any three from the list of surgeons that are recommended to you and visit them all, then pick the one that you are most comfortable with, to perform the face lift on you. Take a good look and you will see that many of the critics of face lifts are those that can’t afford the operation or are scared stiff of it. I am always obliged to tell those that criticize face lifts to “mind their own businesses” because if they had the money they too would have a face lift done. You should be the sole determinant whether you need a face-lift or not, especially if your surgeon says you are safe to have one done. It’s not common to see couples going for a face lift at the same time but won’t it feel good for both of you to look as young as you both looked many years back?
I certainly don’t recommend going for a face lift if you are not 100% comfortable. It’s not likely that you will feel young after a face-lift and not feel happy, especially if the face lift surgery was successfully carried out. Face lifts don’t come cheap; for many people their face lifts surgeries have been the biggest investments they have ever had to make; but the results were worth it for most of them. Note that aside from the actual cost of a face lift and the cost of consultation visits prior to the face lift, there are other costs to consider; these include the costs of taking care of yourself after the surgery, as well as the costs of being away from work during the period. Remember that your health insurance most probably won’t cover the costs of your face lifts; so ensure you can cough out the huge cost and still live comfortably afterwards, before going ahead.
Ensure that the surgeon who will perform your face-lift surgery has some kind of professional affiliation. A lady that just had her face lift says what’s very exciting to her now is that she keeps getting stares from younger men whenever she’s well dressed and walking along the streets; this, she says, really makes her feel very excited and upbeat… all the time. It’s very important, in any face lift operation, to go into it with all the confidence and assurance in the world; this is because the way you feel has a very significant impact on how your body reacts to the operation. If the plastic surgeon that will do your face lift is in the United States, then investigate to find out if he or she is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, or not. A friend said she was convinced to go for a face lift after she saw her high school friend looking almost as young as her own daughter.
It’s true, a face lift can really repair those creases as well as the wrinkles that seem to have taken abode around your eyes, nose and mouth… thereby make you look much younger. Those excess fats around your neck can be removed through face lift. The cost of face lifts in the United States definitely won’t be the same thing as the cost of face lifts in India; the country where the face-lift will be performed is a key determinant in the cost. It’s important to note here that not every person is a suitable candidate for a face-lift; you should be over 40 and not up to 70 before going for a face lift. If you are sure that a face lift surgery will make you feel more confident and subsequently improve your performance at work and your happiness at home, then it’s a worthwhile surgery to have. A face lift will definitely change your life, especially if you have always felt bad because of the appearance and spread of those terrible wrinkles and lines on your previously lovely and youthful face. Not any kind of face lift can be done for every kind of face; in other words, it’s not a “fit all” kind of cosmetic surgery. One of the risky aspects of face lifts that most surgeons don’t perform is to cut out a lot of the excess SMAs because there’s no evidence that it has any significant benefit. If you are dead tired of all those unwanted lines on your face that are caused by the ugly hand of the aging process, a face lift can help you get rid of them… and make you look years younger than you look now. Some ladies that were recently interviewed after having their face lifts say they now feel like they have a new lease of life and are far happier than they were before their surgeries.
It makes no sense to go for a face lift if you are in your thirties, unless you are experiencing premature aging that could be caused by other factors. I don’t personally recommend having a face lift done on you in any kind of private setting; since anything can happen in a surgical procedure, it’s better to have the face lift done on you in a hospital so that if something goes wrong you will have the odds on your side, rather than against you. Yes, it’s true… a face lift has the tendency to take off many years from your face… but it also will take off many thousands of dollars from your savings. Costs of face lift differ considerably from city to city as well as from country to country. I am in total support of a face lift if the surgeon is experienced and if the person that’s about to undergo the surgery is ready and willing. Most people who have had a face-lift say the only unpleasant moments they experienced were the periods of healing.
Face lift is not just about being vain, it has a lot to do with looking and feeling good about yourself; you owe yourself a duty to look and feel good… no matter what anyone says. If you are depressed whenever you look at a mirror because of those ugly lines caused by aging, a face-lift might be what you need. Make sure to avoid any face lift cosmetic surgeon who seems to try pushing you to go ahead with a face lift because of what he or she seeks to gain financially, rather than because you are really desirous of having one. If you notice that the surgeon isn’t willing to answer your questions about certain aspects of the face lift operation, then don’t go ahead with that particular surgeon; find others that won’t hide anything from you; after all, it’s your face and you deserve to know as much as you can about every aspect of the procedure. If you think a face lift isn’t advantageous, listen to this -I know a couple that now enjoy a more romantic marriage because the older husband got a face-lift and now looks a lot younger than how he used to look. One of the beautiful aspects of having a face lift is that it won’t look artificial afterwards; of course it’s still your face… the only difference is that it has been “lifted” to give you a more youthful look. Don’t go ahead with a face lift until and unless you are very satisfied with the surgeon and the hospital where the operation will be performed.
From lots of research that I have personally conducted about face lifts, I have found more success stories of people that were very pleased with the results of the surgery, than those who weren’t pleased. It’s not true that a face lift will be totally painless; it might be during the operation but while recovering you will definitely feel some degree of pains for some days, or even weeks. Don’t fret about the scars that come after a face-lift because these mostly fade away to become very faint, with the passing of time. Before you rush off to a cheaper country, like India, for your face lift, it’s important to ask yourself this question -is cost a good enough reason to risk your life with a surgeon that you are not sure of? Thanks to the Internet and the fact that you can research almost any topic without paying a dime; you can spend all the time you want to research about face lifts online. You can visit as many sites as possible and peruse as many pictures of people that had performed face lifts as possible, before making up your mind. Many people who have had a facelift say it was the best decision they ever had to make; to them -why should they allow aging to make the worst of them when they can look younger, as long as they have the money for a face lift?
It’s important to seek the advice of a plastic surgeon that is licensed with the relevant cosmetic surgery body in your country before going ahead with a face lift. If you feel happy and confident before going in for a face lift operation, there are more odds that everything will go right than if you feel very unhappy or uncomfortable. Don’t base all your face lifts research online on just a doctor’s website because all you will read about is what that doctor wants you to read; instead visit as many sites as you can find that provide in-depth information about face lifts before making up your mind. Some of the important things any face lift website ought to have include –an FAQ page, a “before and after pictures” page, a page containing information on how to contact surgeons all over the United States, and the costs of face lifts in many locations. A licensed plastic or cosmetic surgeon will advise you on the particular procedures that will give the best results after looking at your problem areas. Remember that once a face lift is done, it’s done… so, be absolutely certain that you can handle it before you go for the surgery. With the technological wonder called the Internet, you can search for surgeons in your geographical area with just a few mouse clicks. It’s necessary to know exactly how many days you are expected to stay away from work after having a face lift so that you can plan ahead for it. It’s very easy for people to criticize the people who are contemplating face lifts; but the fact is that “he who wears the shoes know where it itches”; when their faces start sagging, then they too may very well consider getting a face-lift. As much as it’s very encouraging to look at the many “before and after” pictures of people that have undergone a face-lift, it’s also important to know that all there is to know about the procedure; in other words, try to know both sides of the story –the pros and cons, because there are indeed cons as well as pros of everything in life, including face lift.
Even if you must go to a country other than the United States for your face lift, it’s important to ensure that the particular surgeon who will perform the operation is certified by the cosmetic or plastic surgery body of that country, and ensure he/she has years of experience in doing face lifts for other people. I personally don’t blame people who get a face-lift because if we can do something to make ourselves feel better, why shouldn’t we? Many people say they experienced lots of pain while recovering from their face lifts, but at the end of the experience they felt much better than they did before the procedure. There are lots of books about face lifts that you can study before going for the operation; take the time to study them to know exactly what it entails. Thanks to the Internet, there are countless websites with lots of free and helpful information about face lifts; read all you can to satisfy your curiosity before deciding whether you need a face-lift or not. If you know any close friend of yours that has had a face-lift, talk to them about how they felt and see if it’s something you would want to undergo. There are lots of face lift forums on the Internet where you will find real people that have had face lifts; talk to them about their experiences and seek their advice on any unanswered questions you might have about face lifts. Ensure that the surgeon who will perform the face lift on you is a professional who has successfully done face lifts for a lot of people in the past. A face lift is a very important surgery, so don’t sacrifice safety and professionalism on the altar of cost; there are surgeons that might tempt you with their low prices but they might not be very good at what they do; so beware of such surgeons. It’s true that face lifts can cost a lot of money, but why shouldn’t it when it’s a very delicate operation?
The decision to perform a face lift surgery is a major decision that you have to make after very lengthy thought and consideration; you should only go ahead after you have considered all the pros and cons. You must like and, most importantly, trust your surgeon before you make the final decision of undergoing the operation; this is key to determining whether you will be at ease before and after the operation, or not. To straighten this up, don’t allow any surgeon to perform a face lift operation on you unless you are 100% certain of his/her competence; you are putting your life on the line so it’s important to be sure it’s an expert that will be taking charge.
On a conclusive note, if you are careful to choose the right kind of face lift as well as the right surgeon, you will be very pleased with the result of the operation, as many others who had a successful face lift operation are. Aging is a compulsory fact of life that we have to deal with… whether we like to or not, but it does feel good to be able to look youthful as long as possible and face lift makes that possible. Don’t forget that a face lift will not permanently make you look young; after some years, fresh lines will appear yet again. It’s important to warn you that there will indeed be scars after having a face lift, but the cosmetic surgeons are very good and the scars will hardly be conspicuous, especially because they close the incisions very professionally. Aging doesn’t have to win the war against you; if you have the funds for a face lift and your surgeon advises you to go ahead with one, you can have that youthful face you once had many years ago. Don’t listen to what others say about not going for a face lift; it’s your face and it’s your personality; if you feel that a face lift will make you feel better and happier, go ahead and have one… especially if you can afford it. It’s wise to talk to your loved ones about your decision to get a face lift; let them know why you must have a face lift and how much good it will do to your personality and confidence.