Many men and women who notice the signs of aging developing on their face may be interested in speaking to a doctor about their options. While many patients are able to reduce the fine liens and wrinkles with more temporary solutions such as dermal fillers, others may find that this is not enough for them. So when is the right time to get a facelift? This is a common question presented to Dr. Rachel Walker of the Plastic Surgery Center of Dallas. 

What is a facelift? 

A facelift, or “rhytidectomy,” is a surgical procedure that is performed on hundreds of thousands of patients each year. It is an effective way of addressing loose skin that contributes to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. The aging process can take a toll on one’s appearance, so procedures such as this are perfect for turning back the hands of time. 

What can be corrected with a facelift procedure? 

There are many concerns that can be addressed with this treatment, including: 

  • Fat deposits on the neck area
  • Poor jawline definition
  • Wrinkles underneath the eyes
  • Deep lines around the nose and mouth

When should I consider a facelift? 

The facelift procedure is often considered when patients are no longer able to correct their imperfections with the use of cosmetic injections such as dermal fillers. Dermal fillers, along with neuromodulators such as Botox, are great for reducing the appearance of aging, but only last a few months. Patients with significant aging to the face may instead want to consider the benefits of a facelift. Patients between the ages of 40 and 60 are often the best candidates for a rhytidectomy. 

Request a visit today to learn more about facelifts 

Dr. Rachel Walker and her team of professionals at the Plastic Surgery Center of Dallas believes in providing services for patients who want to look and feel their best. With our team, Dallas, TX area individuals can achieve their goals and combat the unwanted signs of aging. If you are ready to speak to a professional about your options, call (972) 661-5077 and book an appointment at our facility, located at 6190 LBJ Freeway, Suite #500.

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