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Does A Brow Lift Raise The Eyes?

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Brow lift surgery helps lift the eyebrows which have descended due to age. Sometimes called a forehead lift, it can also address wrinkles and fine lines on the forehead to provide an all-around more youthful appearance of the upper face. So, does a brow lift raise the eyes? The act of lifting and repositioning the eyebrows can have an effect on the upper eyelids. It is common for someone with drooping brows to also experience sagging of the upper eyelids. If it is mild, a brow lift may be enough to provide lift and a more youthful appearance. For more moderate or severe eyelid ptosis, a patient may need to undergo an upper blepharoplasty in conjunction with their brow lift. If the upper eyelids are your primary concern, then it may be better to undergo an eyelid surgery versus a brow lift. However, Dr. Jonov can help you determine this during a consultation at The Gallery of Cosmetic Surgery. It is important to know that a brow lift will only provide some correction to the upper eyelids and if you want more correction, eyelid surgery may be necessary. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
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Is 35 Too Old For A Nose Job?

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Nose jobs, or rhinoplasty surgery, are a form of facial plastic surgery often associated with younger patients. In the media, it is not hard to find portrayals of teenage girls and young women undergoing nose jobs. While young people still make up many rhinoplasty patients, many believe you can only get a rhinoplasty surgery at a young age. Let’s delve deeper into this misconception by answering the question, “Is 35 too old for a nose job?”   You cannot be too old for a nose job. After it matures in your mid to late teen years, the nose can be operated on at any point following that. The nose—structurally—experiences fewer changes with aging. Thus, this means that patients of nearly any age can undergo rhinoplasty as long as they are healthy and good candidates.   35 is a perfectly fine age for a nose job. Many people choose to have a rhinoplasty later on because perhaps it better fits their budget or their nose did not bother them in their younger years. Additionally, accidents happen and reconstructive nose surgery can become desired at any age due to this.   To learn more and find out if you are a good candidate for a nose job, schedule a consultation with Dr. Jonov. You can contact us by calling 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
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The Top 2 Procedures For Lifting Droopy Cheeks

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The Top 2 Procedures For Lifting Droopy Cheeks

The main cause of droopy cheeks is aging. While not all people will experience this as they age, it can be exceedingly frustrating for those that do. Fat and skin can descend to throw off facial proportions and cause fullness in the wrong places. Not only can this make a patient look aged, but it weighs down the face. There are treatment options. Here are the top 2 procedures for lifting droopy cheeks.

#1: Midface/Cheek Lift

The cheek equivalent of a facelift, this procedure lifts the descended structures back to their natural positions. It also removes any extra skin which may be contributing to a heavier facial appearance. Out of the various anti-aging facial surgeries, a midface lift is performed on the broadest age range. Additionally, it is also frequently performed with a facelift.

#2: Dermal Fillers

While there are several non-surgical options that can help lift the cheeks, dermal fillers are among one of the most effective and reliable options. In cases where there is little extra skin or the fat has not descended significantly, cheek fillers can help balance out the look of the face. Augmenting the appearance of the cheekbones can promote a balanced and younger looking facial appearance. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
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Does Buccal Fat Removal Reduce The Nasolabial Folds?

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Buccal fat removal is one of the plastic surgeries growing in popularity exponentially. With a slim, defined face in fashion, many celebrities and personalities are getting cheek fat removal surgery to maintain a slim-looking face. However, what other benefits does the procedure have? Specifically, does buccal fat removal reduce the nasolabial folds?”   In some patients, descending cheek fat can contribute to the deepening and formation of the nasolabial folds. Therefore, in these patients, removing some or all of the small buccal fat pad can help reduce the appearance of the nasolabial folds. It is important to note though, that in some patients, removing the buccal fat pad could actually worsen the nasolabial folds.    Ultimately, it is best to consult with a qualified plastic surgeon to determine the ideal treatment for your nasolabial folds. This could include smile line filler, a midface lift, buccal fat removal, or various other procedures.   To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
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How Long Does Buccal Fat Removal Last?

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One of the hottest plastic surgery procedures of the last few years has been buccal fat removal. Model Chrissy Teigen has opened up about undergoing the procedure and it is rumored that several other celebrities have undergone this facial plastic surgery. The procedure removes some or all of the buccal fat pad in the cheek to slim the face. So, how long does buccal fat removal last? Since buccal fat removal takes out fat, the procedure is essentially permanent. However, any fat leftover can expand with future weight gain. Normally, some fat is left in the area to account for future facial fat loss that occurs with aging. However, if patients maintain a stable weight, then their results are essentially permanent. Regardless, the results of buccal fat removal tend to last years and help maintain a slim face for years to come. This surgery is most effective on people who continue to carry a large amount of fat in the face following weight loss or coming into adulthood. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
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Does A Rhinoplasty Make You Look Younger?

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A nose job surgery is considered among the top plastic surgeries in the world. It is not generally touted as an anti-aging surgery, especially since patients of all ages undergo a rhinoplasty. However, some patients who want to look younger sometimes ask, “Does a rhinoplasty make you look younger?”   In some cases, a rhinoplasty can make you look younger. Aging does affect the nose. While it is not as noticeable as in other areas of the face, the nose can become droopier and the tip loses its definition. Rhinoplasty surgery can correct this.   Now, while the average facelift makes you look about seven to ten years younger, a nose job is said to be somewhere around 3 years younger on average. However, a rhinoplasty can be combined with a facelift or other anti-aging procedure for even better results. Ultimately, you and Dr. Jonov can help determine the right combination of procedures during a consultation.    The main motivation behind nose job surgeries usually is not to look younger. Though, for some patients, it is one additional perk. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can reach out online via chat, contact form, and Price Simulator.
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How Long Does It Take To Look Normal After A Facelift?

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Facial plastic surgeries such as facelifts often have more pronounced bruising and swelling because of the increased blood flow to the face and head. While this can be quite shocking and cause concern for patients, these side effects are generally normal and temporary. This can leave patients asking, “How long does it take to look normal after a facelift?”   Side effects–including swelling and bruising–tend to be at their worst between one and four days after surgery. Following this, in most cases, the side effects will start to subside and improve. For some patients, they begin to look normal within a week and others may take ten days to two weeks. Often makeup can be used at a certain point to disguise residual side effects as they heal.   Some factors such as the extent of the procedure, the patient’s medical history, and aftercare all contribute to how long it takes for side effects to go away. If you smoke or have smoked recently, this can prolong and hinder the healing process. Ultimately, there are hundreds of factors.   Most patients can expect to cover residual swelling and bruising after seven to ten days, allowing them to go out socially and work at that point. However, this is best evaluated by Dr. Jonov. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via Price Simulator, chat, and contact form.
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How Long Does It Take To See Buccal Fat Removal Surgery Results?

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Buccal fat pad removal surgery is slowly becoming one of the most popular facial plastic surgeries for the younger adult population. The procedure involves removing some or all of the buccal fat pad in the cheeks for a slimmer appearance. Usually, it is ideal for patients who genetically carry more fat in their cheeks and have not seen it go away with age or weight loss. So, how long does it take to see buccal fat removal surgery results?   Occasionally, you may notice some immediate results. However, these will likely become distorted by swelling and potential bruising. Within two weeks, most side effects should have subsided enough to return to work and most of normal life. Though, the final results will likely not yet be evident.    By months three and four, many patients begin to see more significant results. Often, patients will be happy with their results at this point, though the body may still have healing to do. In general, plastic surgery results are considered final after nine to twelve months. At that point, you can confidently observe buccal fat pad removal surgery results.   To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3565. You can also reach out online via Price Simulator, chat, and contact form.
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Preparing For Facial Feminization Surgery

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Facial feminization surgery is a procedure that combines multiple facial plastic surgeries to feminize the face. Each one contains different procedures based on the individual patient’s needs. It is most commonly performed for male to female transgender patients, though occasionally cisgender female patients may undergo the procedure. Here’s what preparing for facial feminization surgery involves. First off, during your consultation, Dr. Jonov will determine the exact procedures necessary to feminize the face based on your goals. From there, he will describe the procedures and ensure you are comfortable with and understand them. You will then receive a price quote and can schedule surgery. By the time you get to your pre-operative appointment, you will need to finance surgery.  Depending on your medical history and the procedure, Dr. Jonov may ask you to obtain clearances from other doctors or to make changes to your lifestyle like stopping smoking. After your pre-operative appointment, there may be slight changes such as altering your medication dosages and making arrangements for your recovery.  To schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also visit us online using Price Simulator, chat, or contact form.
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Benefits Of Chin Filler

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For many patients, chin filler is one of the most surprising non-surgical procedures available. This is because it can address concerns seemingly unrelated to the chin. Since the chin is one of the structural mainstays of the lower third of the face, a strong chin can make a major difference in the look of the face. Here are some of the benefits of chin filler and some may be surprising.

#1: Sharper Jawline

Many patients who come in for jaw filler to achieve a sharper, more defined jawline are surprised when their injector recommended chin filler instead. A recessed chin, even one that is not that noticeable or pronounced, can make the jawline look shorter and less defined. Adding projection to the chin with filler lengthens the look of the jawline which overall defines its appearance.

#2: Opportunity To “Try On” A Chin Implant

Deciding to undergo chin augmentation with an implant is a big decision. While chin implants are sized and customized to the patient, it can be difficult to commit without knowing you will even like the look of your augmented chin. Dermal fillers are a temporary way to experiment with how your chin would look post-surgery. This can help many patients decide the best chin augmentation route for them.

#3: Correct Unwanted Chin Dimples

When a patient comes in wanting to correct an unwanted chin dimple or similar minor concern, a chin implant is simply not warranted. While it may address the issue, it ultimately overcorrects in many cases. Therefore, filler is a great option for these patients because they can use only a small amount of filler to correct the specific problem areas. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 425-775-3561. You can also reach out online via Price Simulator, chat, or contact form.
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