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Getting Rid of Jowls

How to Get Rid of Jowls

Jowls refer to the loose, hanging tissue that develops along the lower cheeks and jawline as the face begins to age. Caused by decreased production of collagen and elastin, jowls can form as early as a patient’s thirties and compromise the appearance of a smooth and sleek jawline. This is a common aesthetic concern experienced […]

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What is the Difference Between a Face Lift and Neck Lift?

A combined face and neck lift procedure can restore several characteristics of a youthful neck and face. While each of these facial plastic surgery procedures is designed to tighten muscle laxity and correct sagging skin, patients often ask our plastic surgeons to explain the differences between the two. At our practice, face and neck lift […]

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Facelift Recovery Tips

For patients undergoing facelift surgery, our facial plastic surgeons, Drs. David Kriet and Clinton Humphrey, provide extensive information about post-operative care and how to prepare for recovery. Closely following the instructions they offer can help ease your recovery, support proper healing, and prevent complications. Here are some of the most helpful tips our surgeons offer […]

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How Long Do Facelift Results Last?

Full facelift surgery is designed to deliver results that can reverse sagging along the neck, jowls, and cheeks while allowing the face to age more gracefully. Typically during the procedure, excess skin is removed, tissue is lifted, and musculature and ligaments are tightened to provide long-lasting cosmetic improvement. If you are considering a facelift, the […]

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What is the Ideal Age for a Facelift?

Men and women who seek the advice of our facial plastic surgeons often wonder if they are the right age for a facelift. Many believe there is an ideal age at which they will gain the most benefit from a facelift; however, the condition of the facial skin, tissues, and musculature is typically more important […]

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