May 2016

You may already be familiar with what a facelift is designed to do—elevate the soft tissues of the mid and lower face to a more youthful position. But are you also aware of the benefits of a mini facelift? If you have signs of aging in the mid-face, jawline, and neck, but they’re not advanced enough for a facelift, this innovative procedure may be right for you. Our double-board certified facial plastic surgeon typically performs this technique for patients in their 40s and 50s who are seeking a technique that sits between non-surgical cosmetic injectables and a full facelift. Mini… Continue Reading

You may have heard people say facelift surgery can “turn back the clock.” This idiom is a fairly apt metaphor because, while you can reverse many signs of aging, time continues to move forward. As a result, the effects will eventually soften without additional treatment. At our practice, Dr. Eugenie Brunner utilizes some of the most advanced techniques available to ensure a lasting outcome, but our experienced facial plastic surgeon emphasizes that every patient’s experience will be unique. Factors like genetics, sun exposure, weight gain and loss, and smoking can impact the duration of benefits. Generally speaking, a facelift should… Continue Reading

Life would be more predictable if we all aged at the same rate. In reality, however, each person experiences the effects of growing older a little differently. As a result, Dr. Eugenie Brunner, our double-board certified facial plastic surgeon, explains that there is no “perfect” time to have a facelift. Some patients may benefit from having the procedure performed as early as in their 40s. Others may be able to comfortably wait until they’re in their 60s. Personal preferences, in addition to anatomical indicators, will also play a role in determining the ideal time for a facelift. When you arrive… Continue Reading