Isnare Free Articles
Authors Contents [Add OpenSearch]
Distribute your articles to more than 6,000+ sites and 40,000+ email group publisher subscribers for as low as $2 / article...
Index  Article Directory  Medical Business
Embed this Article  
Katie Perry

Katie Perry x 65 articles

Liked the article? Consider buying me a beer!
$

Most Recent Videos Most Recent Videos

The aging process commences immediately after birth. As time marches on, the changes in one’s appearance gradually become more and more apparent. While some individuals have “good genes” and age gracefully, others can appear much older than their years due to various factors, including heredity, smoking, sun exposure, and a generally unhealthy lifestyle.

Many people begin to notice the first signs of aging, such as fine lines, thinning lips, and an overall loss of facial fullness, around the age of 40. The upper eyelids can also start to sag, and bags (herniated fat pads) might appear under the eyes. Oftentimes, these early signs of aging can be treated sufficiently with minimally invasive injectables, such as Botox and Dysport, which can be effective in relaxing the facial muscles that create wrinkles as they contract. Fat fillers can be utilized to fill in fine lines and improve facial contours, while dermal fillers like Restylane can be used to fill in deeper creases, such as the “laugh lines” that can develop on either side of the nose and mouth. At this point, injectables and/or fillers might be all the treatment a patient wants or requires. These types of minimally invasive treatments can also postpone the need for a surgical facelift procedure. On the other hand, people who have developed more pronounced signs of aging might contemplate a surgical approach, such as a facelift, to help turn back the aging clock.

Can a patient’s age preclude cosmetic surgery?

Certain older individuals, especially those who are beyond retirement age, might think that plastic surgery is not a viable or worthwhile option for them. Some might feel that they no longer have to try to impress anyone, while others think that they are simply too old for plastic surgery. However, it’s important to keep in mind that many cosmetic procedures, such as facelifts and other facial rejuvenation techniques, can sometimes erase years from a person’s appearance. As such, these procedures by their nature are not intended to be performed on young people.

An advanced chronological age, in and of itself, does not contraindicate certain types of cosmetic surgery. Rather, an individual’s physiological age – including his or her overall health and fitness level – is a much more important factor than chronological age in determining candidacy for any type of surgery, including plastic surgery.

Who is a good candidate for cosmetic surgery?

Prospective patients of all ages – not just seniors – must meet certain baseline criteria to ensure that they are good candidates for plastic surgery. Those criteria include:

• Good overall mental and physical health with no uncontrolled chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes

• A stable, healthy body weight

• No cigarette smoking or other tobacco use

• Sufficient skin elasticity

• Realistic expectations

• Appropriate motivations

• A full understanding of the procedure and its associated risks, potential complications, and recovery time

With regard to motivations, the distinction between an emotionally healthy reason and an emotionally unhealthy reason for desiring cosmetic surgery can be subtle. For instance, consider the difference between a prospective patient who says, “I want to look younger,” with one who says, “I want to look better for my age.” The latter is more likely to be satisfied with the outcome of a cosmetic procedure, and thus is a better candidate.

In sum, if an individual is in good health and has reasonable expectations along with a true desire to enhance his or her appearance, he or she is not too old for plastic surgery. During a personal consultation, a trusted cosmetic surgeon can review these factors and others to help a prospective patient make an informed decision on the most appropriate course of action for his or her personal circumstances and objectives.

Consult with a Board Certified Surgeon

Any individual who is interested in plastic surgery is encouraged to consult with an experienced cosmetic surgeon who is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board certification for cosmetic surgeons that is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Board Certification in plastic surgery requires graduation from an accredited medical school, along with highly rigorous training. This training includes completion of a surgical residency program specifically devoted to plastic surgery, as well as successful completion of comprehensive written and oral exams.

Rate this article:
Katie Perry is an online content editor in the Tampa Bay area. She posts articles about plastic surgery topics and procedures including breast augmentation, breast implants, and more.
Important NoticeDISCLAIMER: All information, content, and data in this article are sole opinions and/or findings of the individual user or organization that registered and submitted this article at Isnare.com without any fee. The article is strictly for educational or entertainment purposes only and should not be used in any way, implemented or applied without consultation from a professional. We at Isnare.com do not, in anyway, contribute or include our own findings, facts and opinions in any articles presented in this site. Publishing this article does not constitute Isnare.com's support or sponsorship for this article. Isnare.com is an article publishing service. Please read our Terms of Service for more information.

Most Recent Articles

Features of Different Women’s Credit Cards

An Article by Ansh Ghetiya in Finances

36 minutes ago

Women Credit Cards:Some banks have introduced credit cards that are exclusively designed for women to ensure their female customers get the maximum benefits. These cards focus on shopping rewards and cash back offers. Cardholders can get fuel surcharge waiver, bonus reward points, insurance etc. Some credit cards for women also offer travel benefits...

Why Startups Should Embrace Digital Marketing?

An Article by Sam S Smith in Marketing

1 hour ago

Startups now have an opportunity to compete and draw their share of targeted traffic. They will now have the tools to perform sales and promotions that were previously accessible for large MNCs. All thanks to digital marketing. If you are tight on budget, instead of hiring a digital marketing agency, it is better to learn it yourself from the best digital marketing training institute...

The Top Questions You Ought to Ask Before Designing a Wordpress Website

An Article by Mark Wilson D in Internet

2 hours ago

Website designing is the first and most crucial step for every business. We have heard about various websites that offer domain and website design sites such as Wix, GoDaddy, Bigrock, etc. Like all domain names need to be registered, you also need a great web hosting service to host the website. It’s like buying vegetables from the market and making a place to store them...

Israel – Finding the Perfect Holy Land Itinerary

An Article by Chris Scott in Travel

2 hours ago

For centuries pilgrims from all over the earth have traveled to the Holy Land for spiritual growth and renewal. Coral Travel & Tours, Ltd. wants to encourage you on this journey of a lifetime. The benefits of a faith-based tour of Israel is immeasurable as you fellowship with believers throughout the land Jesus called home...

5 Tips to Monitor Users on Instagram Brands and Blogs Should Know about

An Article by Troy Mueller in Computers and Technology

4 hours ago

Have you ever thought that your Instagram account can be used not just for posting pictures and videos and making friends but also in a more extensive way. Instagram is the most famed social media nowadays. Everyday users post 55 million photos and make 1 billion likes. Why not using it to grow your business or blog, to build your marketing strategy and finally to be aware of all trends...

H20-651 HSC Field Server Huawei Certified Field Specialist-Server Dumps Killtest 2017

An Article by Delia Green in Education

5 hours ago

As the H20-651 Huawei Certified Field Specialist-Server becomes more and more popular, many candidates want to pass it. However, because the H20-651 exam is not very easy to pass, most of them cannot find the best way to pass H20-651 Huawei Certified Field Specialist-Server. Well, these Huawei Certification things can create enough confusion for you while trying to select the best H20-651 HSC Field Server Huawei Certified Field Specialist-Server Dumps...

Update Microsoft 70-742 Actual Questions Passtcert

An Article by Nigel Reyez in Education

5 hours ago

Passtcert provide a reliable Microsoft 70-742 actual questions to help you prepare for your Microsoft 70-742 exam certification. The Passtcert Microsoft 70-742 actual questions are including test questions and answers. Our materials are very good sofeware that through the practice test. Our Microsoft 70-742 actual questions will meet all of the IT certifications...

Kairbossom – the Ayurvedic Breast Enlargement Oil From the House of Kairali

An Article by Kairali P in Womens Interest

5 hours ago

Well developed breasts – a desire of every woman. Breast is a soft tissue that has high concentration of fat molecules in addition to the lactating tissues that serve for feeding the infant. However as stated, breasts also serve to add the beauty of the lady in a big way and almost directly count as the appeal determinant for her...

100% Newest H20-651 Huawei HCS-Field-Server Mock Exam Questions

An Article by Morris Porreca in Education

6 hours ago

Examgood could give you the H20-651 Huawei HCS-Field-Server exam mock exam that with the highest quality. With the material you can successed step by step. Examgood H20-651 Huawei HCS-Field-Server exam mock exam are absolutely give you a true environment of the test preparation. Our material is highly targeted, just as tailor-made for you...

70-740 Real Exam

An Article by Jonathan Houser in Education

6 hours ago

Question: 1HOTSPOTYour network contains an Active Directory forest The forest contains two domain controllers named DC1 and DC2 that run Windows Server 2016. DC1 holds all of the operations master roles. DC1 experiences a hardware failureYou plan to use an automated process that will create 1000 user accountsYou need to ensure that the automated process can complete successfullyWhich command should you run...

70-534 PDF Training Guides

An Article by Jonathan Houser in Computers and Technology

6 hours ago

Case Study: 1VanArsdel, LtdOverviewVanArsdel, Ltd. builds skyscrapers, subways, and bridges. VanArsdel is a leader in using technology to do construction better. OverviewVanArsdel employees are able to use their own mobile devices for work activities because the company recognizes that this usage enables employee productivity...

3 Things to Follow For Successful Healthcare Marketing !!

An Article by James Ramos in Marketing

6 hours ago

“Healthcare is notoriously behind other industries when responding to technological advances and audience expectations, so it remains important that marketers push the industry with smart trend adoption. ” Tricia Wilkerson (Senior Marketing Specialist, Conifer Health Solutions)With the constant advancement in science, bio-technology and communication, the world of medical science is continuously evolving...

2V0-642 Exam Dumps

An Article by Jonathan Houser in Computers and Technology

6 hours ago

Question: 1In which VMware NSX use case would VXLAN NOT be required. A. Active/Active DatacenteB. NSX micro-segmentationC. Distributed Logical RoutingD. L2 Bridging physical to virtualAnswer: CQuestion: 2Which is required to support unicast mode in NSX. A. Hardware VTEPB. NSX ControlleC. NSX EdgeD. Distributed Logical RouteAnswer: DExplanation:https://telecomoccasionally...

2V0-620 Study Guides

An Article by Jonathan Houser in Computers and Technology

6 hours ago

Question: 1By default, each ESXi 6. x host is provisioned with a certificate from which root certificate authority. A. RedHat Certificate AuthorityB. VMware Certificate AuthorityC. DigiCert Certificate AuthorityD. Verisign Certificate AuthorityAnswer: BQuestion: 2Which vSphere 6 Enterprise Edition feature will allow an organization to ensure that critical multi-threaded applications have the maximum possible uptime...

Certpark CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Exam Bootcamp

An Article by Jayson Bowdoin in Computers and Technology

7 hours ago

I recommend that you use the Certpark CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam bootcamp, it is a good helper to help your success of IT certification. So what you still waiting for, go to get new Certpark CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam bootcamp early. Certpark CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam bootcamp not only can save your energy and money, but also can save a lot of time for you...

MLA Style Citation:
Perry, Katie "Am I Too Old For Plastic Surgery?." Am I Too Old For Plastic Surgery?. 21 Aug. 2014 Isnare.com. 25 Jul. 2017 <https://www.isnare.com/?aid=1902972&ca=Medical+Business>.
APA Style Citation:
Perry, Katie (2014, August 21). Am I Too Old For Plastic Surgery?. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from https://www.isnare.com/?aid=1902972&ca=Medical+Business
Chicago Style Citation:
Perry, Katie "Am I Too Old For Plastic Surgery?." Am I Too Old For Plastic Surgery? Isnare.com. https://www.isnare.com/?aid=1902972&ca=Medical+Business
Copy and paste the code below to embed this article:
<a class="embedly-card" href="https://www.isnare.com/?aid=1902972&ca=Medical+Business">Am I Too Old For Plastic Surgery?</a> <script>!function(a){var b="embedly-platform",c="script";if(!a.getElementById(b)){ var d=a.createElement(c);d.id=b,d.src=("https:"===document.location.protocol?"https":"http")+"://cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js"; var e=document.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];e.parentNode.insertBefore(d,e)}}(document);</script>