Arlington Plastic Surgery, Anthony Tran, Arlington, Texas

Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery,
Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

3300 Matlock Rd.

Arlington, TX 76015

(817) 467-5081

(682) 217-1080

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Fax - (817) 557-4646

Procedures That Complement a Facelift

Published on June 3, 2024

Procedures That Complement a Facelift

Are you considering a facelift to refresh your appearance and reduce signs of aging? While a facelift can significantly improve your look, combining it with other treatments can improve your overall appearance and prolong the benefits. This integrated approach promotes facial harmony and addresses various facial areas that a facelift alone might not cover.


Enhancing Eyes: Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is often recommended alongside a facelift to enhance the areas around your eyes. This procedure can effectively correct sagging eyelids, remove under-eye bags, and reduce droopiness, giving your eyes a rejuvenated and alert appearance. By addressing these concerns, eyelid surgery complements a facelift’s lifting and smoothing effects. In addition, this surgery can improve vision in patients whose sagging eyelids obstruct their sight, making it not only cosmetic but also functionally beneficial.


Smoothing Forehead: Brow Lift

A brow lift, specifically targeting the upper face, effectively addresses signs of aging in the forehead and brow areas. This procedure reduces deep horizontal forehead wrinkles and vertical frown lines that can give a stern appearance. Integrating a brow lift with a facelift helps rejuvenate the upper facial features and complement the enhancements achieved in the lower face. It also elevates drooping brows, enhancing the eye area for a more alert and approachable look.


Volume and Fine Lines: Dermal Fillers and Botox

Dermal fillers and Botox are non-surgical treatments that complement facelift surgeries. Fillers restore lost volume and can plump cheeks and lips, providing a more youthful contour. Botox smooths out fine lines and wrinkles, particularly around the eyes and forehead, by temporarily paralyzing the muscles that cause these lines. These treatments require minimal downtime and offer immediate results, making them popular choices for patients looking to refine the effects of their facelift surgery.


Additional Enhancements: Laser Resurfacing and Chemical Peels

Procedures such as laser resurfacing or chemical peels work well when combined with a facelift to improve the skin’s texture and tone further. Laser resurfacing improves skin texture and treats minor facial flaws by removing layers of skin. Similarly, chemical peels involve the application of a chemical solution that causes the old, damaged skin to peel off, revealing smoother, more radiant skin underneath. These treatments can reduce age spots, fine lines, and wrinkles, complementing the tightening effects of a facelift.


Personalized Comprehensive Treatment Plan

Each patient’s facial structure and goals are unique, requiring a personalized consultation with a qualified surgeon like Dr. Anthony Tran, who can create a comprehensive treatment plan. This plan may include a combination of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to suit individual needs, such as facelifts, eyelid surgeries, brow lifts, and injectables like Botox and fillers. Such a strategy not only maximizes aesthetic outcomes but also makes each treatment complement the others for a harmonious result, resulting in improved overall facial symmetry and prolonging your youthful appearance.


Schedule a Consultation

Discover how these complementary procedures can give you better results after your facelift by consulting Dr. Anthony Tran MD. If you’re in Arlington, TX, contact us today to schedule a consultation.