The end goal for facelift patients is typically very straightforward—look younger without looking fake. Still, even with significant advances in surgical techniques, many people shy away from the surgery because they don’t trust that the results will match their expectations.
Think about this. Before 1992, botulinum toxin A (which would later come to be known simply as BOTOX) was primarily used to treat eye muscle hyperactivity. Then a doctor by the name of Alastair Carruthers and his wife Jean reported it might be useful for cosmetic purposes. Little did they know just how right they would be.
It’s not hard to get excited about anti-aging techniques when you speak with Dr. Steven Cohen. His deep understanding and passion about the latest scientific advancements and how they are transforming lives are contagious.
Judging from the rise in popularity of face-changing apps like Snapchat, FaceApp and Face Changer, people sure do love to see how they look with some subtle facial adjustments. But those changes aren’t real…once the app closes, the changes disappear.
Form and function are hallmarks of great design. Architects study it. Website designers strive for it. Home builders, engineers, and even cell phone developers live by it. Plastic surgeons, too, seek to strike a perfect balance between these two complementary ideas.
Numerous studies reveal that eyes are the most attractive facial feature to both men and women. Yet—with wrinkles, bags, form lines, crow’s feet, and sagging skin—it seems like Mother Nature and Father Time are teaming up to prove this research wrong.
The term “nose job” is so commonplace and widely-recognized today that many believe just any doctor with a “plastic surgeon” sign can successfully and safely recreate a beautiful nose. This just isn’t true.
Most of us wouldn’t trade a life well-lived for anything. But family trips to the beach, charity walks, health complications we’ve overcome, and other events that make us who we are can etch themselves on our faces.