As you enjoy your well-deserved golden years, you may find yourself contemplating the fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging that you see when you look in the mirror. Maybe the reflection looking back at you doesn't match your vibrant mental picture of yourself.
Facelifts are one of the most common procedures for addressing a variety of aging issues. Whether you find yourself focusing on forehead wrinkles, more noticeable jowls or just overall skin laxity, a facelift is often one of the best and most popular ways to address these issues.
You probably first notice someone's eyes when you meet a new person. Unfortunately, our eyes are often the first facial feature that shows signs of aging, from fine lines and wrinkles to drooping skin. There are now more surgical and nonsurgical options than ever before to help those who are unhappy with their eyes achieve their desired results.
As you age, your eyelids can begin to stretch, and the muscles that support them can weaken. The force of gravity also pulls them down. What's more, the eyebrows can descend with age, too. Both excess eyelid skin and descending brows can make you look tired when you're not and make you look older than you feel.
Eyelid surgery has continuously clocked in as a top-five mainstay of the most popular procedures in the country. In 2020, it was the second most performed procedure, according to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, trailing slightly behind rhinoplasties.
If you've ever stayed up until the early hours of the morning – be it drinking with friends at your favorite bar or finishing up a presentation for work the next day – you're likely familiar with the unwelcome sight of bags under your eyes.
Historically, the holiday season – Halloween through mid-January – has been the busiest time of year for plastic surgeons, and this year is no different.