Fat Grafting

What Is the Best Age for a Facelift?

One of the most common questions patients have for plastic surgeons is, “When is the ideal age to consider a facelift?” The answer isn’t simple. Everyone has unique needs and goals, and each person experiences the natural aging process differently. Our board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel M. Sohn, will determine if your concerns can be addressed during your initial consultation. There are also some general guidelines that can help you decide if facial rejuvenation may be right for you. Facelift surgery is primarily designed to reduce excess skin that can develop over time and to restore facial tissues to […]

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How to Prepare for Facelift Surgery

Achieving your cosmetic goals is an exciting experience. Of course, it can feel a little nerve-racking at times as well. As the days lead up to your operation, there is plenty you can do to help make the experience the best it can be. Our extensively trained plastic surgeons will offer plenty of tips during your initial consultation, but a little refresher is always handy. For those of you considering a facelift or having one soon, the following instructions can make the process smoother, easier, and faster, ultimately optimizing your outcome. For more suggestions, just reach out to our skilled […]

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What Will Recovery from Facelift and Facial Fat Transfer Be Like?

More and more people are combining facelift surgery with fat grafting. These procedures work well together to combat some of the most common signs of facial aging, including sagging skin, deep creases, and volume loss. This combination technique, available from our extensively trained plastic surgeon, has many benefits. Of course, the advantages are just one piece of the puzzle. To become well informed and make the best decision for your needs, you should also understand what the recovery process will be like. To harvest the fatty tissue used in facial fat transfer, liposuction will be performed on one or more […]

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Why Should I Combine Fat Grafting with Facelift Surgery?

Many cosmetic procedures are designed to multitask—they can often address multiple aesthetic concerns with one technique. However, more comprehensive results can be achieved in many cases by combining two or more approaches. Dr. W. Tracy Hankins, our board certified plastic surgeon, says that’s often true with facelift surgery and fat grafting. A facelift is primarily designed to reduce the appearance of excess, sagging skin. It’s also common for patients to experience volume loss and deep creases, signs of aging that fat grafting can help to minimize. There are other benefits to combining these two procedures as well. For instance, the […]

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