Facelift: Is it The Right Time?

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Facelift: Is it The Right Time?

These days, there are numerous options available to those who are interested in having a facelift done. For instance, there’s the minimally invasive PrecisionTX procedure, the non-invasive Ultherapy option, and many others in between. However, how soon is too soon to consider a cosmetic facelift procedure? The truth of the matter is that there’s no universal answer to this question, as everybody’s skin and facial structure are unique—as are everybody’s ideas of what constitutes beauty.

Determining the Right Time

When most people think about the right time to get a facelift, they tend to think of an age over 40. However, the fact remains that an increasingly large number of people these days have begun pursuing plastic surgery options (including facelifts) at a younger and younger age. In fact, it is not uncommon for a teenager to have a rhinoplasty procedure done.

To put it simply, the best time to have a facelift procedure done is as soon as you begin to notice wrinkles, sagging skin, and other signs of aging in the face. The sooner you have it done; the better the results will be and the more confidence you’ll feel in the results.

How Younger Can Be Better

While you won’t see teenage-aged people getting facelifts, it’s actually not entirely uncommon these days for people in their 30s or early 40s to have such procedures done; there are a number of reasons as to why this is the case.

For starters, studies have shown that patients with greater skin elasticity tend to have the best results following a facelift procedure; since younger skin tends to be more elastic, this means that younger candidates enjoy better and even longer-lasting results.

Choosing a Surgeon

No matter what your age, if you’re considering the option of having a facelift procedure done (and you’re not a teen), you should begin by meeting with Dr. Kevin Sadati, an experienced cosmetic surgeon serving Newport Beach and Orange County. During your initial consultation, he will be able to determine your facelift candidacy and help you take the necessary steps from there.