If you’re like a lot of people these days, you find yourself taking more and more selfies to put on social media. But you may not always like what you see. If you have to take a dozen different pictures of yourself before you get one that you think looks good enough, if you keep spotting wrinkles that no one else seems to notice, if you have to get yourself at just the right angle to hide that little bit of skin under the jaw, you may be thinking about facial plastic surgery.
This all might seem a little shallow, but remember that the ultimate goal of plastic surgery is to please yourself, to feel more self-confident and better about your looks. Before you commit to facial plastic surgery, you should talk with a surgeon about what you want and what you expect from the procedure. If you’re interested in a nose job, or a chin or cheek implant, the surgeon may be able to use computer imaging to give you an idea of what you’d look like with these new features. If you’re interested in looking younger and more energetic, then you already have a pretty good idea of what you want to look like — yourself on a good day about ten years ago — but you’ll still need the surgeon to look at your face and tell you what procedures would best achieve this.
Rhinoplasty and eyelid surgery are two of the most popular forms of facial plastic surgery in Charlotte. Some of the less common forms are otoplasty in adults (it is usually performed on small children) and malar pad lifts, the malar pad being the fat under the cheek that creates the ever-popular baby-faced look. A facial plastic surgeon can tell you how to prepare for surgery and manage the recovery.
You might not even need a surgical procedure. BOTOX, when professionally administered, is a safe and effective way of removing dynamic wrinkles. There are various laser treatments that can remove small wrinkles, blemishes or acne. Fillers can do everything from filling in wrinkles to plumping up the lips to accentuating the chin to smoothing out the lines of the nose.
Dr. Sean Freeman is the most experienced facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte. He has been certified by two different surgery boards, the American Board of Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has practiced nothing but facial plastic surgery since 1988, including improvements to plastic surgery done by other doctors. If you want to try facial plastic surgery in Charlotte, make an appointment or request an online consultation today.