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Ways to Reduce the Signs of Facial Ageing

What can I do to Erase or Minimize Signs of Aging in my Face? Signs of aging in your face can be a big problem as you get older. A Sydney cosmetic surgeon can help you evaluate the cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery techniques which can erase or minimize these signs so that you regain a more youthful and attractive appearance. Some possible treatments can include: Face Lift, Brow Lift, and Eye Lift These are plastic surgery techniques which help to lift any sagging skin and other tissues, giving your ...
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What are my Options When it Comes to Body Contouring?

Body contouring is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed, and there are many different options for improving the appearance of specific areas on your body. Many men and women both find that they have developed stubborn areas of body fat that are almost impossible to eliminate, even with the strictest diet and regular exercise. A Sydney plastic surgeon can help you determine which fat reduction and body contouring methods are right for your cosmetic goals. Some of these methods are non invasive with little or no down time ...
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Neck or Facelift? The Differences in Facial Rejuvenation

The goal of facial rejuvenation is to give you a younger and more attractive appearance, but should you do this with a facelift, a neck lift, or some other method instead? It is possible to minimise or even get rid of visible signs of aging like wrinkles, turkey neck, sagging skin, drooping, and fat loss. It is not possible to stop time and prevent aging but you can stay younger looking and maintain a more attractive appearance with facial rejuvenation methods like a facelift or a neck lift. The specific ...
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What to Expect During Facelift Recovery

When you decide to undergo a procedure like the facelift, your comfort is our priority. Dr Steve Merten will educate you on the specifics of what you can expect following your surgery, as well as provide you with post-operative care instructions to ensure the healing process goes smoothly. Immediately after your procedure, dressings will be placed around your cheeks and neck, which will include compression bandages. A drainage tube is typically used for the first couple days to remove excess fluid, but this is taken out soon after. It is ...
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Am I a Good Candidate for Facelift Surgery?

Facelift surgery can be a highly beneficial procedure for the right candidate. At Pure Aesthetics, we offer different variations of this popular procedure to address each patient’s specific problem areas. Whether you need a mini, mid, or full facelift, Dr Steve Merten will determine your candidacy during the consultation process. If you are unhappy with the effects ageing has had on your facial appearance and are in generally good health, you may be a good candidate for facelift surgery. At the time of your consultation, Dr Merten will assess your ...
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What Is a Non-surgical Facelift?

A non-surgical facelift, or liquid facelift, is a less invasive alternative to the traditional facelift procedure. In a non-surgical facelift, cosmetic injectables are utilised in various areas of the face to provide a rejuvenated, more youthful appearance. Our Cosmetic Physician, Dr Noela Ferch, employs different techniques to address the face as a whole to help patients reach their aesthetic goals without the need for surgery. At Pure Aesthetics we offer anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers for those desiring subtle lifting and tightening of their facial appearance. Both injectable options address ...
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How Much Younger Will I Look After a Facelift?

How much younger can you look after a facelift? Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten explains that a facelift can minimize any sagging, wrinkles, and folds in your face and chin, and this can often give a more youthful appearance because the skin is repositioned and any extra skin has been trimmed off. As you age your skin tissues change in elasticity, and once firm skin may start to wrinkle and sag as a result. A qualified plastic surgeon can evaluate whether you are a good candidate for this type ...
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What Is the Best Age for a Facelift?

I see patients in their late 20s and early 30s who are already starting to think about facial rejuvenation to stay as youthful as possible. In regards to plastic surgery, I have noticed that women and men both seem to start thinking about the more comprehensive option of facelift surgery when they are around 50 to 60 years of age. Usually, when a person reaches their late 40s or early 50s, the signs of aging start to deepen as the skin’s collagen production significantly slows down. Patients in their 30s ...
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The Different Types of Facelifts

At Pure Aesthetics, I perform several different types of facelift procedures, depending on the needs of the individual patient and other relevant factors. Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures that we perform to provide a lift to the face include dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections. Facelift plastic surgery also offers a number of options for our patients. I use the most advanced facelift techniques available, and this involves lifting and tightening the underlying fat and muscle tissues as well as the skin. This method results in a more natural look that lasts ...
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Popular Reasons to Consider a Facelift

Patients who come to my office asking about a facelift typically do so because they are unhappy with the way they look. These patients feel they look much older than they actually are or feel. My patients want skin that is fresher and younger looking. One of the most common signs of aging is loose skin under the chin causing an undesirable double chin. Additionally, concerns of deep wrinkles, frown lines, creases alongside the nasal folds, and loose skin are popular areas with which my patients are concerned. The cause ...
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