You’ve had the procedure. Now how long will it last?

plastic surgeonYou might be thinking about having a surgical cosmetic procedure, and you probably have a lot of questions.  That’s where a consultation appointment can really help. It’s your chance to review your list of questions with the experts who know the answers. In fact, your cosmetic surgeon will also have questions for you about your health, your goals and your expectations for surgery. So get that Q&A conversation started by calling for a consultation appointment today:(760) 240-2444.

Making the move from non-surgical to surgical

Cosmetic plastic surgery procedures require incisions, which can lead to a longer recovery period and more overall downtime than non-surgical treatments. The benefits can include more striking results that last longer. And just how long can you expect results to last when you go “under the knife” to improve your appearance? That depends on you, your surgeon and the procedure.

Breast implants
Implants are not designed to last a lifetime. So depending on the lifespan of the implant, it can be expected to serve its purpose anywhere from 10-30 years.

Liposuction
The longevity of liposuction results depend on various factors, including weight gain, pregnancy, lifestyle, genetics and aging. Gaining weight is one of the most common reasons patients see their results begin to vanish, and the effects and duration of liposuction surgery can always vary by the individual.

Facelift
Facelift surgery can allow you to look seven to 10 years younger, depending on your skin and the technique used. But as we all know, the aging process won’t stop after the procedure. However, ongoing skincare treatments and healthy lifestyle choices can help maintain your results for even longer.

Blepharoplasty

Eyelift surgery results are considered permanent, but as you continue to age, the brow can drop and the skin can continue to sag. Some patients report that blepharoplasty to repair drooping eyelids holds up well throughout their lives.

Rhinoplasty
Surgery to repair the appearance of your nose is designed to be permanent. However, these lifelong results depend on having the surgery performed after the nose has completely developed. So it’s recommended patients who undergo rhinoplasty be at least 16 years old.

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