There is a popular saying that a person is only as old as they feel. And while this may be true in some ways, the reality is that a person is only as old as they look. Proof of this can be seen when an individual who may be in their thirties or forties has an extremely young-looking face. They go into a bar in the United States and order a beer. Every single time, the bartender is going to ask them for an ID. Why? Because the bartender is basing his or her decision about the customer based on the person’s appearance. It doesn’t matter how the customer feels on the inside and it doesn’t matter how old the customer really is; what matters is how old the individual looks.
This scenario is repeated time and time again in different facets of life. When it comes to personal relationships, when it comes to business and when it comes to interactions with the public, a person is going to be treated a certain way depending on how old they look.
For this reason, many people are looking at getting a facelift to help them look younger. A facelift is a procedure that can remove some of the visible signs of aging. Of course, in order for a facelift to be efficient, you are going to need to have a sense of realism. You’re going to need to understand that while a facelift can take years off your appearance, it is not going to make you look like you did when you were 20. That just cannot happen, but most people don’t want this to happen.
What a facelift will do is allow you to look like the best you that you can be. Most people will have a facelift when they are between the ages of 40 and 70, but a facelift can be performed on someone who is over 70 years of age.
Although the vast majority of facelift patients are female, men can have the procedure performed as well. The best results are usually seen on individuals who have elastic skin and a nice bone structure.
A facelift, especially when combined with other facial surgery procedures like eyelid surgery or a brow lift, is a powerful tool to help you restore your youthful appearance. It can give you the confidence you need to face the world, and it can drastically improve the way that the world interacts with you.
Talk to Dr. Sands and the surgical team at Metairie Plastic Surgeons to learn about how a facelift can help you look years younger. Our office is located in Metairie. Contact us today to request a consultation.