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Forehead Lift

Brow lift plastic surgery is performed for reversing the effects of aging on the forehead or around the eyebrows. The procedure allows for restoring youthful looking facial contours. Sagging brows tend to create poor facial expression. They may even limit vision in certain cases. The cosmetic surgeon may recommend a brow lift or forehead surgery in such cases.

You should feel free to clear all your doubts and concerns by asking questions about the procedure during initial consultation. Few surgeons may recommend getting a combination of eyelid lift and brow lift to create results that are more natural looking.

During your initial consultation, the surgeon will determine your candidacy for a particular brow lift technique. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides forehead lift surgery to patients in Houston, Texas, and surrounding communities.

Advantages of Brow Lift

The cosmetic surgeon may recommend a brow lift depending on the patient’s cosmetic goals and the amount of sagging skin. There are several techniques to this procedure. It involves incisions of different types and lengths depending on where the surgery is to be performed. It also depends on whether the surgery is to be combined with an upper eyelid lift or forehead lift.

Brow lift is a safe and proven effective cosmetic surgery for the restoration and rejuvenation of the upper portion of the face. Main benefits of this procedure include:

  • Lifting the brows to a more alert and youthful position
  • Repositioning low or droopy brows that tend to hang over upper eyelids
  • Creating an expression of a more active, relaxed, youthful, and approachable person

Suitable Candidates for Brow Lift

Men and women with the following traits make for ideal candidates for forehead lift plastic surgery procedure:

  • Sagging brows are resulting in the face looking old, grumpy, and tired
  • Face appears tensed because of conspicuous horizontal lines across the forehead
  • Deep frown lines or furrows at the top of the nose or between the brows
  • Excess fat tissue and loose skin is hanging over the eyes

Procedure for Brow Lift Surgery

The procedure for performing brow lift surgeries has evolved over the years from being an open surgery to a more short incision surgery. The surgery is now less invasive and endoscopic. There are three main techniques to performing a brow lift surgery.

Open Brow Lift

A relatively long incision is created across the forehead in this technique. The surgeon will place an incision around the hairline or within one of the facial creases. The surgeon shall proceed to lift the skin from underlying tissues, remove excess fat and reposition the muscles. They will then suture the brow back into place.

Endoscopic Brow Lift

An endoscope is used in this technique through small incisions created in the scalp. The surgeon is able to check the internal structures by a tiny camera attached to the endoscope. This technique allows for a more precise surgery in a less invasive way.

Limited Incision Technique

This technique is non-endoscopic in nature and involves small incisions. External part of the brow is raised. Any scarring that occurs gets hidden within the temporal hairline. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas, and nearby areas for brow lift and forehead lift surgery.

Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak:

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.354.5145 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Serving The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Friendswood, Pearland, League City, Richmond, Spring, Humble, Kingwood, Stafford, Cypress, Fulshear, Missouri City, River Oaks, Piney Point, Hunters Creek, Memorial Close In, Bunker Hill, Southside Place, Afton Oaks, Tanglewood, Crestwoods and all other surrounding Greater Houston, Texas communities and more.

Facial Implant Options

Facial Implant

Nose, lips, cheek, and chin are the most prominent facial features. They need to be proportionate and balanced in their appearance to create a likable facial look. It is possible for one or more of these facial features to be small sized or recessive since birth. It is also possible for the facial feature to have depleted because of age related factors. Severe injuries can sometimes cause partial or full loss of tissue and bone.

The surgeon in such cases may recommend appropriate implants through surgery for restoring aesthetic harmony within the face. At your pre-operative consultation, make sure to discuss your best options with the surgeon. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides facial implant surgery to patients in Houston, Texas, and surrounding locations.

Cheek Implants

Well defined and enhanced cheek bones are one of the most coveted beauty features in the face. Many times, cheek bones are naturally small in size. Loss of cheek volume may also occur because of disease, aging, and other related factors. Patients that are unhappy with the sunken look of their face and vacuous appearance in the eyes may consider getting cheek implants.

Cheek implants plastic surgery can improve the maximal projection point for restoring facial proportion. Cheek implants go a long way in making narrow shaped face appear wider. They can also help create a more angular appearance by reducing the gap between the two cheek implants.

Chin Implants

Proportion between the size of the nose and chin is another sensitive aspect of balance and proportion. Disproportionately smaller or larger chins can create a strong illusion of an over-sized or under-sized nose. This can affect the appearance of the entire face. Moreover, unusually long chins can make the upper portion of the face appear sunken.

Chin implants can go a long way in making small adjustments to the chin shape and size. They can result in significant improvement of face harmony. Experienced surgeons will choose the right shape and size of chin implants. They will customize the same to match your unique aesthetic needs. Generally, chin implants are placed above or in front of the jawbone.

Nose Implants

Augmentation rhinoplasty generally includes nose implant cosmetic surgery. People bothered by undermined or a significantly small nose may consider this procedure for making their facial appearance more proportionate. Nose implants can also be used for treating congenital defects or injuries by reconstructing or altering various parts of the nose.

High strength silicone is among the most commonly used materials for getting a nose implant procedure. These are synthetic implants which do not disintegrate. They help in providing permanent benefits. Nose implants are usually recommended in cases where nose augmentation or rebuilding is required and adequate cartilage is unavailable.

Lip Implants

Permanent lip augmentation provided by lip implants provides more refined results as opposed to dermal lip fillers. This makes lip implants a salient option for people with thinner lips. GORE-TEX, SoftForm, and AlloDerm are popular lip implant types. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas, and nearby areas for facial augmentation surgery.

Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak:

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.354.5145 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Serving The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Friendswood, Pearland, League City, Richmond, Spring, Humble, Kingwood, Stafford, Cypress, Fulshear, Missouri City, River Oaks, Piney Point, Hunters Creek, Memorial Close In, Bunker Hill, Southside Place, Afton Oaks, Tanglewood, Crestwoods and all other surrounding Greater Houston, Texas communities and more.

About Breast Implant Profiles: Low, Moderate, And High

Breast Implant Profiles

There are pivotal decisions you need to take before having your breast augmentation procedure. You need to consider various variables whether you are looking to improve breast shape, add more volume, or increase their size. Breast implant profile is a major variable when it comes to attaining the right breast shape.

Your cosmetic surgeon will explain the pros and cons of various breast profiles. They will also let you know that different profiles have different effects on different body types. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides breast augmentation to patients in Houston, Texas, and surrounding locations.

Implant Profile for a Dramatic Change

High profile implants offer the most dramatic results. They have a narrow base and project more forwards as compared to moderate breast implants. They also have more volume in the upper breast poles. High profile implants are recommended for petite women desiring in a dramatic change in the appearance of their breasts.

A key benefit to these implants is that the side wall adds more height. This in turn reduces the risk of visible breast tissue rippling following your breast augmentation plastic surgery. At the time of your initial consultation, your surgeon will determine your candidacy and recommend the most appropriate type of implants.

Implant Profile for a Subtle Change

Low implant profiles are recommended for women with broad shoulders and chest. They look the most natural and offer only the subtlest forward projection from the chest wall. These implants are best suited to older candidates desiring shape over volume.

Popular Implant Profile

Moderate implant profiles offer natural, rounder, and fuller looking results. They work well on women with narrow chests that want natural appearing results. This implant profile doesn’t result in too much forward projection that may look overly done. However, it is enough to offer satisfactory results since it increases the volume and size of the breasts.

Moderate plus profile is a sub-category that is between moderate and high implant profile. Women who have lost volume in their breasts because of aging can benefit from moderate plus profiles, which offers a natural breast appearance.

Picking the Right Breast Implant Profile

Women that seek a breast augmentation cosmetic surgery procedure should have realistic expectations about the kind of physique they are looking for. This includes the shape and size of their breasts after the procedure. The implant profile you choose will play a major role in defining the end result. Each profile style lies differently on the breast base to create different results.

Women that have narrow chest walls or base widths may prefer getting a high profile implant while women with broad breast base diameters may opt for low profile implants. Women falling in between may decide either moderate plus or moderate profile to satisfy their volume and projection needs.

Choosing the right profile type along with type and size is important to acquire your expected end results. This makes it important to consult with a qualified surgeon that can help you identify the right breast implants. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas, and nearby areas for breast augmentation.

Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak:

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.354.5145 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Serving The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Friendswood, Pearland, League City, Richmond, Spring, Humble, Kingwood, Stafford, Cypress, Fulshear, Missouri City, River Oaks, Piney Point, Hunters Creek, Memorial Close In, Bunker Hill, Southside Place, Afton Oaks, Tanglewood, Crestwoods and all other surrounding Greater Houston, Texas communities and more.

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