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Is Facial Plastic Surgery Right for You? MARK A. SCHUSTERMAN, MD, FACS

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Texas Surgical Society Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

Facial plastic surgery requires a lot of thought to determine if this is something you feel comfortable with before a decision is made. There are various types of procedures offered by prominent plastic surgeons. You have the option of rhinoplasty, eyelid blepharoplasty, lip enhancement, and facelift. Each comes with its own benefits over other facial treatments, as well as some negative factors that must be considered.

Pros and Cons to Facial Plastic Surgery
Men and women who are unhappy with how their faces are aging will often turn to cosmetic procedures to help them look younger. Plastic surgery may not be the first thing they turn to. There are many different over the counter products and creams that claim to work but these can add up over time and produce meager results.

Botox, microdermabrasion, laser skin tightening, and other treatments are the next step up. The majority of these options are not permanent but a lot of men and women find that they are a good compromise to surgery. However, when it comes to long-term or permanent results, facial plastic surgery is the best option. The skin will still age over time but the work a surgeon does lasts much longer than what injectables or creams can do.

The downtime associated with facial plastic surgery can be a problem for some, especially if they want to keep it private that they have had work done. It can take a few days for any swelling to subside and bruises to fade. It can take a few weeks to see your final results, which is hard for anyone to work into their schedule. However, with such dramatic results it is often worth it for many to go through.

Price is also a factor. Many people can afford cream for $20 at the grocery store but facial plastic surgery costs a lot more. Plastic surgeons do their best to work out a payment plan so price does not stop people from getting the results they deserve. Also, if you add up the amount of money you spend on over the counter creams it can quickly add up to what you would pay for facial plastic surgery with only disappointing results to show for it.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment with the renowned plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Mark Schusterman. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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