How do you know if you’re Ready for a Facelift?

May 1st, 2017No Comments

Facelift

As time progresses, your entire body will go through changes. While the aging process is natural, some people may not feel as confident as they once did, or perhaps feel they have aged too fast. When this happens, many people turn to cosmetic surgery. Since your face is one of the first things people see, many people choose to have a facelift as part of their cosmetic transformation. But when do you know if you’re ready for a facelift?

Before making your decision, look at these few key factors in determining whether or not you are actually ready for a facelift.

Your Face Is Drooping, Or Looks Tired

If your face is drooping, or looks tired even after an appropriate amount of sleep, it may be time for a facelift. Many people experience facial drooping as part of the natural aging process, but not all people are ready to look older. If this applies to you, be sure to schedule a consultation with a good cosmetic surgeon. They can discuss options, which may or may not include a total facelift, or simply injections, depending on the severity of drooping.

You Look Older Than You Feel

If your face isn’t an accurate representation of how old you feel on the inside, it be time for you to get a facelift. Many people say they feel youthful and vibrant on the inside, but their face appears tired and old.

The Issue Is Clearly Visible to The Doctor – Not Just You

Our views of ourselves can sometimes be a little jaded. So be sure that you aren’t just looking at yourself in a derogatory way. If the problem is clearly visible to both you and your doctor, it may be time to schedule a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon. If, on the other hand, your doctor doesn’t feel as though you are experiencing the drastic aging you think you are, it might be time to instead start some self-confidence exercises to get you in the right state of mind about your physical appearance.

You’re in A Good State of Mind

If you’ve recently experienced something traumatic – like divorce, loss of a loved one, loss of job, unwanted move, etc. – than you may want to hold off a little on the cosmetic surgery. You want to be in a good state of mind before getting any procedures done, as this will ensure you are happy with the results. People who are depressed or anxious tend to make decisions they later regret. Since plastic surgery is a very permanent thing, it isn’t a decision to be taken lightly.

You Have the Necessary Funds

A really important thing to consider is whether or not you have the necessary funds for the procedure. The last thing you want is to go into debt getting a facelift done. Not only is that a bad financial choice, but it could also cause you to regret getting the procedure done. If you’re set on getting a facelift, start saving a reasonable amount of money every week to finance it.

Written by Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel

The office of Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, Advanced Facial Aesthetics located in Boston, MA offers a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments including Botox, FFS, Rhinoplasty and many others. Call 617-566-3223 or email us at info@drspiegel.com Google+

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