The eyes have it, when it comes to the first signs of aging. The delicate skin surrounding our eyes develops wrinkles that we may be able to shrug off as “laugh lines,” but the skin can also sag, causing droopy eyes or bags under the eyes that belie or call more attention to our age than we would like.
While it’s still far more common for women to seek cosmetic procedures, there’s been a nearly 20 percent increase since 2010 in men requesting such procedures, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Botox injections are the most popularly requested procedures, the ASPS reports.
Sometimes, we want to improve ourselves, but we don’t necessarily want to go under the knife. Thankfully, there are many procedures that can improve our appearances, whether you’re looking to tighten the skin on your face, abdomen or legs; soften the lines on your face or body; or reduce scarring. Since these procedures use non-invasive techniques, there’s less downtime so you can show off your great new looks almost immediately!
Sometimes, despite the right diet and rigorous exercise, there are pockets of fat that never seem to go away. Your gender plays a large role in exactly where fat collects in your body. The problem area for men is the stomach, while women tend to store fat in their thighs and backside. Though diet and exercise are important, sometimes body fat is just plain persistent, refusing to leave these areas.
We’ve all heard of Botox at one time or another. The results are fantastic when you want to reduce wrinkles or lines appearing around your eyes, your forehead or around your mouth. These are the most common areas treated. And did you know that Botox can help in other health-related areas such as excessive sweating, bladder incontinence, migraines and muscular disorders?
Today, there are so many ways to achieve a younger look. And let’s admit it, sometimes all of the available options can be confusing. When it’s your face, ask Tucson’s trusted and respected Cosmetic Surgeon, Mikel Lo, M.D. His years of experience can give you the confidence to make informed decisions that are right for you.
Wonderfully restorative, patients love the wide-eyed and beautiful results that Blepharoplasty offers. Commonly known as eyelid surgery, Blepharoplasty is becoming a popular procedure at About Faces. Patients turn to blepharoplasty as a way to rejuvenate their aging appearance.
We each hold and carry fat differently. For many, excess fat manifests itself as a double chin. At About Faces, we are excited to announce that we now offer Kybella, a non-invasive, injectable treatment that targets and destroys fat that is stored under the chin and in the neck area. Approved this past April, Kybellas release has been highly anticipatedâboth by cosmetic surgeons and patients alike. With little downtime, non-invasive Kybella promises to give you the slim and sculpted chin and jawline you desire.
Google recently released its year-end report for 2015. What topped the list as the most searched and top trending beauty questions? Coming in at number one, How to do the Kylie Jenner lip challenge. With, “What are lip fillers?” as a close second. Clearly, a fuller pout is on the minds of many. While we, at About Faces Cosmetic Surgery, cannot stress enough the dangers of the fabled Kylie Jenner lip challenge along with Dr. Lo, we can tout the many benefits that lip fillers have to offer.