Facelift or Facial Implants?

As we age, it is natural for our once plump skin to lose some of its volume. Over time, gravity, exposure to the sun, stress, poor diet, and lack of exercise can all take a toll on our appearance. A combination of these factors can result in increased wrinkling around the eyes, deepened smile lines, flatter lips, and intensified creases in the forehead. If this has started to surface, then you may want to consider a facelift or facial implants to restore your youthful appearance.

With so many cosmetic procedures available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start your research. Here are the details of facelifts and facial implants and the differences between the two.

Is a Facelift or Facial Implants Best for You?

Facelift 101

A facelift is designed to tighten and lift your face and neck, resulting in a more youthful appearance. Professionally it is referred to as a Rhytidectomy, and there were 131,106 procedures completed in 2015 alone. It isn’t surprising to hear those numbers considering how effective they are.

Facelifts restore a youthful contour to the face, while also addressing “trouble” areas, like excess skin around the chin and neck. However, it is important to note that a facelift will not change the foundation of your genetic make-up. For that reason, it is important to speak in-depth with your surgeon about the results you want to achieve so they can make the best recommendation.

Contact Dr. Kapoor today for information on his innovative facelift techniques that results in a long-lasting and natural look.

Facial Implants 101

Facial implants have had a large surge in popularity in recent years, especially when it comes to lip enhancements. The implants are made up of silicone, which is both soft and solid. Patients have been opting for this approach because they are a long-lasting solution that can be easily removed when needing to go larger, smaller, or taken out altogether. The implant is also rupture-proof and is designed to not degrade over time.

Plus, each implant is perfectly designed to fit your natural contour, leaving you with a beautiful result. When deciding on a facelift or facial implants, make sure to check out some of Dr. Kapoor’s before and after pictures.

Which One is Right for me?

With a wide selection of cosmetic procedure options to choose from, it can be difficult to know if a facelift or facial implants are right for you. Ultimately, it is going to be a discussion that you need to have with your surgeon. However, here are a few questions to consider in order to help you along the way.

  • Which “problem” areas are you looking to address?
  • What would your ideal result look like?
  • How long of a recovery can you manage?
  • What is your budget for the procedure?
  • How long-lasting do you want the results to be?

These questions will help you with your research both before and during your cosmetic procedure journey.

Whether you chose to have a facelift or facial implants, the experience can be empowering and restore your confidence. Investing in you and the result that you want is worth every penny and can drastically change your quality of life for the better.

If you are unsure of which procedure you would like to get done or need more information on the details, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Kapoor. Our award-winning team and state-of-the-art techniques have made us the go-to cosmetic plastic surgery center in Beverly Hills. Contact us today to get information on the procedure you want and the results you desire!


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