Category Archives: Facelift

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Answers to the Web’s Most-Searched Facelift Questions

You’ve got facelift questions, I’ve got answers. As a facial plastic surgeon and facelift specialist in Scottsdale, AZ, I know people often have lots of questions about the surgery, what it involves, and what to expect. That’s why in this blog post, I’m answering some of the most-Googled questions about all things facelifts. Chances are …

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Getting Cheeky: Do You Need Cheek Filler or Facial Plastic Surgery?

Fuller, firmer, more lifted cheeks are one of the most sought-after features in the world of facial plastic surgery. People from Phoenix, Chandler, and across Arizona visit my Scottsdale practice in search of plumper cheeks that reflect the youthfulness they feel inside. Fortunately, more options exist than ever for achieving spectacular results, including treatments that …

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How Dangerous is a Facelift?

A facelift can tighten up loose, saggy skin and take years off a patient’s appearance. However, like any other surgery, there are risks and rewards for going under the knife. Many patients want to know how potentially “dangerous” a facelift procedure can be. After all, facial tissues are very delicate—you don’t want to damage such …

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You’ve Selected a Facelift Surgeon: Now What?

Choosing a facelift surgeon is both exciting and a bit nerve-wracking. Many patients consult with at least 2 or 3 plastic surgeons before making a choice, and the decision is as important as choosing to get plastic surgery in the first place. Now that you've selected a facial plastic surgeon in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area, it's …

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Social vs. Physical Downtime After a Facelift

Patients often plan to get a facelift in the Phoenix area when they have a big social event, such as a son or daughter's wedding or a class reunion, coming up. We always advise patients to plan ahead because social recovery can last longer than the physical recovery timeline. Social recovery is the time needed …

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Is Combining Facial Surgical Procedures a Good Idea?

Think of facial rejuvenation as a home remodel. Installing granite countertops or custom wood cabinets can make the appliances look dated. Until they're replaced, you probably won't be completely satisfied with the overall results. For example, a patient thinking about eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) at my Scottsdale, AZ, practice can also benefit from a brow lift …

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3 Reasons to Get Your Facelift in the Fall

Although we'll never really have the crisp days and falling leaves that much of the rest of the country associates with autumn, here in Arizona we get to enjoy the seasons change in our own way. As a plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, it always interests me to observe how my patients' routines change depending on …