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Facelift Surgical And Non-Surgical 

Cosmetic Facelift Surgery | Non-Surgical  Arlington | Manassas | Middleburg | Prince WilliamAs we age, facial atrophy is lost and skin loosens, leading to sagging skin and wrinkles. During early days of facial reconstruction, only surgical methods were possible but with advancements made in facial fillers, people are increasingly opting for these procedures. Signs of aging are most visible on the face in the form of wrinkles and loss of facial volume which gets enhanced due to exposure to sun. Experienced facial cosmetic surgeons in Northern Virginia will examine skin conditions and elasticity before advising surgical and non surgical options to restore facial volume and reduce wrinkles.

Surgical Facelift Options

Surgical facelift procedures in Loudoun County like elsewhere around the world have undergone technical improvements through the years and are now able to restore youthful appearance to face within a short recovery period.

Cosmetic surgeries to improve eyes

Age related issues like baggy eyes and ptosis related droopy eyelids in which the upper eyelids droop over the eyes, can be improved with brow lift surgery and also blepharoplasty.  These invasive surgeries require skill and expertise of a surgeon like Dr Trang Vo-Nguyen who knows exactly where the incisions have to be made for wounds to heal quickly.

If the patient has fat deposits around the lower eyelids, then plastic surgeons from Fairfax will perform delicate surgery by removing the skin flaps around the eyes and spreading it around the cheekbones to give it appropriate shape and volume.

Surgical facelifts 

All parts of the face like eyes, lips, nose, ears, cheeks and forehead can be reconstructed to achieve the desired look. Though face loses volume only with age exposure to the environment like sun and dust can reduce its glow and lead to appearance of spots and wrinkles. Facelift surgery in Leesburg and Manassas also involves inserting artificial fillers under the skin surgically to give volume to cheeks that are very hollow. To remove sagging skin around neck and jowls, combination of procedures like liposuction and neck lift surgery is used to give the face its natural contours in Prince William.

Non surgical face lift

There are non-surgical face lifts to reduce wrinkles that can help you look several years younger and also provide advantage of less expensive surgical method along with lesser complications and quicker recovery.

  • Procedure One – Liquid facelift involves injection of natural fat fillers to improve facial volume and make the skin appear taut over facial bones. During this facelift procedure. dermal fillers like Juvederm Restylane or Perlane are injected under the skin which does not require much downtown time. The result of this procedure in Chantilly is not very long lasting as no grafting is carried out to make the results more permanent.
  • Procedure 2 – Skin tightening through heat treatment is referred to as “thermage skin tightening” which renews skin’s collagen. Under this method, radio frequency energy is delivered to different areas of the face to heat collagen and contract it, in order to tighten the skin. Since you will not require long rest after this procedure due to its non invasive nature and can return back to work within hours in Arlington.

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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