Your Facelift Surgeon for Loudoun County, VA Area

Your Facelift Surgeon for Loudoun County, VA Area

Facelift Surgeon Loudoun County, Northern Virginia | Fairfax | MiddleburgFacelift Surgery is an invasive plastic surgery procedure which reduces certain signs of facial aging. It is also known as rhytidectomy and involves tightening of the muscles to create desired facial contours and structure. It is an expensive treatment which is not covered by any medical insurance, yet some private financing options are available.

Ideal candidates

Patients who undergo such procedure are usually between the age of 40 and 70. Their goals are to minimize the signs of aging which are developing or have developed. Candidates are required to keep realistic expectations from the treatment and not look at it as a fairy-tale mirror to bring back youth. The treatment only helps to rejuvenate the appearance of the face by removing excess of fat and by tightening of muscles.

Types of facelift surgery

Ideal candidates are tested for some of their traits such as nature of the skin, bone structure, general health and appearance. The surgery is available for people of all ages in both men and women. The type of facelift surgery and method adopted largely depends on individual’s criteria.

Full facelift

Full Facelift is useful for those people who are aged above 60 or 70 who have developed several signs of aging such as sagging, creases under the eyes and excess fat in certain spots. It is performed with a longer incision for reaching larger area for treatment. It is an all-inclusive treatment with maximum difference before and after.

Mid facelift

It is used to gently lift up and tighten the areas in the upper face. Deeper incisions are used to perform the treatment and certain fat removal or implant procedures are used to refine the contours.

Mini facelift

It is used on smaller areas and to provide subtle effects. It is thus known by the name ‘Weekend Facelift’ in Cosmetic Surgery. Incisions are relatively smaller and are used for removal of excess fats and tightening the tissues. It is usually performed on forehead to reduce wrinkles.

Lower facelift

It is a procedure specially designed for eliminating sagging, folds and jowls. The procedure and incision depth are similar to Mini Facelift but this procedure is aimed for lower parts of face.

Threading is another type of Facelift which is used as ‘Quick Fix’ in less extreme cases. Many techniques are available; Endoscopic and Cutaneous Facelift are very common. Side effects are rare. Directions must be followed prior to and post treatment.

Surgeons who perform this treatment make a close observation of the patient’s existing conditions. He will then determine what type of Facelift surgery to perform and provide the patient with additional options. Once the patient is convinced with the treatment plan, the surgery will be performed using appropriate methods.

The Virginia Institute for Surgical Arts located in Chantilly of Fairfax County, Northern Virginia is home to expert cosmetic surgeons who have produced successful treatments for many Americans. Dr Trang Vo-Nguyen is one of our Board certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. The services we provide also benefits people of the surrounding Loudoun County, Prince William, Fauquier, Arlington, Middleburg, Leesburg, Manassas, Warrenton.

For more infomation please contact Dr. V. Dr. Trang Thuy Vo-Nguyen, known to her patients as “Dr. V,” is a board certified facial plastic surgeon providing the latest surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures in Northern Virginia, Leesburg, Loudoun, Fairfax, Warrenton, Fauquier, Arlington, Manassas, Middleburg, Prince William, and other areas.

Your Northern Virginia Neck Lift Plastic Surgeon

Northern Virginia Neck Lift Plastic Surgeon | Fairfax | LoundounUsually, a neck lift procedure by Dr Trang Vo-Nguyen in Chantilly, Northern Virginia, Loudoun County, Fairfax, Prince William, Fauquier, Arlington, Middleburg, Leesburg, Manassas and Warrenton lasts for 2-3 hours. Good mental as well as physical health is absolutely necessary for anyone who wishes to have a neck lift done. Some of the common concerns regarding neck lift procedures are as follow:

Loose or weakened neck muscles; turkey wattle

If your neck muscles are loose or weakened, it may cause neck “bands” to appear. Turkey wattle as it is also called, can be corrected by platysmaplasty surgery upon recommendation from your surgeon. In this surgery, incisions will be made either behind the ears or under the chin so that the neck muscle can be accessed by the surgeon for manipulation.

Permanent sutures will be used to keep the tissue in the right position, but modern procedures that are less invasive will see the surgeon make smaller incisions before using an endoscope to complete the surgery. The kind of anesthesia to be used will have to be discussed with the surgeon and one that you’re most comfortable with should be chosen. General anesthesia is ideal if you wish to remain asleep while the procedure is going on. Otherwise, local anesthesia with sedation works fine too.

Excess fat in neck region

Surgeons usually make small incisions under the chin to get rid of the extra fat during liposuction. Along with your neck lift, if you’re undergoing other procedures, surgeons find it easier to start off with liposuction. Pre-operative consultation with the surgeon will help you determine the right manner in which to go about it and how much time it’s going to take. Stiches and bandages will be used after the incisions and it’s crucial to follow the instructions of your surgeon properly to ensure proper care of the stiches and bandages after the surgery.

Excess skin in neck region

Similar to platysmaplasty, incisions for a cervicoplasty will be made by the surgeon to trim parts of your skin before lifting it into the right position. Stiches or tissue glue will be used to secure the area. The procedure will be done between two and four hours, but the complexity of the procedure will determine the right amount of time needed to complete it. Compression bandages will be fitted into the region after the procedure is complete and you will have to wear it for a minimum of a week.

How to prepare for neck lifts?

When you go in for a consultation, the surgeon will tell you what medications must be avoided before the surgery commences. Certain vitamins and medications thin the blood, thus causing increased bleeding. Smokers will have to kick the butt at least a couple of weeks prior to the surgery and must refrain from smoking for another two weeks post surgery. Proper healing is ensured by not smoking.

Even dieting is not advised during this period as proper intake of food is instrumental for proper healing. Comfortable and loose clothing must be worn on the day you go in for surgery. Button-down shirts or blouses must be used so that it won’t have to be pulled over your head or neck. After the surgery is complete, a week is the least you should take off from work. The recovery period will be specified by the surgeon, and following his/her instructions is crucial to get back on track in due course.

For more infomation please contact Dr. V. Dr. Trang Thuy Vo-Nguyen, known to her patients as “Dr. V,” is a board certified facial plastic surgeon providing the latest surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures in Northern Virginia, Leesburg, Loudoun, Fairfax, Warrenton, Fauquier, Arlington, Manassas, Middleburg, Prince William, and other areas.

Facial Plastic Surgery Middleburg, VA Area

Facial Plastic Surgery Northern Virginia | Fairfax | LoundounFacial Plastic Surgery is required to correct defects in facial appearance which have been caused by birth or by traumatic experiences. It helps patients regain their charm and improve their impression in their social life. The tremendous progress in the field of Modern Science has enabled Cosmetic Surgeons to undertake any complex treatments with thorough investigation, progressive procedures and setup.


Otolaryngology is the branch of Medicine which deals with different facial parts along with their individual and interconnected functions. Otolaryngologists are practitioners who provide Medicinal and Surgical treatments for disorders related to Ears, Nose, Throat and other related parts – thus they are otherwise known as ENT specialists.

All Facial Plastic Surgeons specialize in ENT and they thoroughly understand the complex structural anatomy of human face and functions associated with each delicate individual part. They organize the surgical procedures under close supervision to minimize the side effects or any chance of fatal errors when working on interlinked parts.

Basically, facial plastic surgery is of two types – Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. Reconstructive Plastic Surgery is conducted to correct or restore the defects or damages that hinder normal functioning of the facial parts. These defects can be caused by birth or in an event of accident.

Cosmetic plastic surgery is conducted to modify the appearance of facial parts and is generally performed to enhance the beauty of the patients.

Types of treatment procedures

Rhinoplasty: It is also known as Septoplasty and is related to the correction or reconstruction of Nose and its parts.

Blepharnoplasty: It is the surgical modification of upper/lower eye lids.

Rhytidectomy: Also known as Facelifting, it involves the surgical procedure to tighten the skin or muscular tissue to reduce fat and wrinkles.

Liposuction: It involves the removal of excess fat from the lower parts of face.

Implants: It is a surgical procedure that improves the appearance of certain facial parts.

Facial Reconstruction: It is used to correct abnormalities of certain parts or eliminate the defects or damages caused by traumas or prior surgeries.

Surface Epidermal Procedures: It is used to replenish the appearance of skin by peeling etc.


The surgery begins once the Patient settles on a plan proposed by the Surgeon. Recovery time varies and it depends on the procedures performed. Maximum duration of hospital stay is usually about a day or two but in many cases hospital stays will not be required.

The surgeon provides certain dos and don’ts which must be strictly followed by patients. General advice is to refrain from intense physical activities for about a week or two as they can traumatize the healing process. Topical lotions will be prescribed for application on areas of incision.

Board certified practitioners

Dr Trang Vo-Nguyen (also known as Dr. V) is one of the famous personalities of Fairfax in Northern Virginia and her reputation reaches surrounding counties of Fauquier, Middleburg, Leesburg, Manassas, Warrenton, Prince William and Loudoun County. She is a Board Certified Practitioner and is known to possess a great eye for detail.

For more infomation please contact Dr. V. Dr. Trang Thuy Vo-Nguyen, known to her patients as “Dr. V,” is a board certified facial plastic surgeon providing the latest surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures in Northern Virginia, Leesburg, Loudoun, Fairfax, Warrenton, Fauquier, Arlington, Manassas, Middleburg, Prince William, and other areas.

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