Facelift Case Study

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Dr. Thomas S. Guillot is one of the top plastic and reconstructive surgeons in Baton Rouge. He performs rhytidectomy (facelift) procedures at the Oaks at Goodwood Medical Spa in Baton Rouge. A facelift is a surgical procedure plastic surgeons perform to improve the visible signs of aging and restore a more youthful appearance to the face and neck. Issues a Facelift Can Address With a facelift, Dr. Guillot can address numerous areas of the face in one surgical procedure. The issues a facelift can improve include: Creases located beneath the lower eyelid. Nasolabial folds – deep creases from the nose to the corner of the mouth. Jowling – sagging in the lower face. Nasolabial folds – deep creases from the nose to the corner of the mouth. Poor definition of the jaw line. A hollow looking face. Excess fat under the jaw and the chin.…show more content…
Marionette lines, jowling and poor definition of the jaw stem are caused by descended facial fat, saggy facial skin and loss of fat in the face. There are several reasons the face loses its youthful contours, these include gravity, stress, genetics and environmental conditions. Individuals who are not overweight may have excess fat deposits and loose skin under the jaw and chin, causing the appearance of a double chin. During a facelift, Dr. Guillot can perform other rejuvenation procedures as well. These procedures include: Eyelid surgery – to rejuvenate the eyes. A brow lift – to correct a deeply furrowed or sagging brow. Nose reshaping Limitations of a Facelift A facelift is a restorative surgery, meaning that it will not change the fundamental appearance of your face; furthermore, it cannot stop the aging process. A facelift is a surgical procedure; although non-surgical treatments are available, they cannot achieve the full results attained with a surgical facelift. However, non-surgical treatments may delay the time at which a surgical facelift becomes necessary. A Facelift in Baton Rouge – The

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