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How Visible Are Scars After A Facelift?

One of the biggest concerns Dr. Porter hears during initial consultations with her potential facelift patients is whether or not their facelift scars will be visible. This is a valid concern, and Dr. Porter completely understands. After all, she knows you don’t want to take the time to have a facelift only to be left with clear scars that tell everyone in the Washington, DC......
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How Much Younger Will I Look After A Facelift?

When men and women in Washington, DC see Dr. Porter at Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery to discuss facelift surgery, they often ask how much younger they can expect to look after their procedure. And that’s a very understandable question. After all, ensuring you get your money’s worth out of a cosmetic procedure is important to everyone. Dr. Porter believes in fully educating each of......
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The Rising Popularity of the Facelift

Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery is located in Bethesda, Maryland. The plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Porter founded it in 2003 and, she is also the medical director. Dr. Porter offers a wide array of cosmetic services, including facelift surgery. Dr. Porter completed her undergraduate training at Brown University and earned a full tuition merit scholarship at Duke University School of Medicine. After earning her medical......
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Who is a Candidate for a Facelift?

A facelift is a skin repositioning procedure that corrects sagging, folding, and wrinkling of the facial skin. Candidates for this procedure are mature adults who are experiencing difficulty in improving their facial appearance via other treatment techniques. Many adults will find that non-surgical treatments work fine for several years, but eventually the deeper sags and folds persist. This is often caused by a buildup of......
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“Don’t Call It a Facelift, Call It a Comeback!”

There has been quite some buzz recently about reality stars getting plastic surgery. One of which I read about was a “Real Housewife” who had a facelift and necklift performed. She debuted her results 2 weeks after her surgery on live TV and raved about the results. She was quoted as saying, “Don’t call it a facelift, call it a comeback!” I thought that was......
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Look Years Younger with a Facelift

When most people think about a cosmetic procedure that is designed to help a person look younger, one of the first things that pops into their head is a facelift. While there are a lot of tools, treatments and techniques that can be used to help a person regain some of their youth, a facelift is one of the procedures that is going to give......
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Is There a Right Time for a Facelift?

The aging process starts slowly. In fact, when you were a child, it was not called growing old; it was called growing up. It was not until you hit your thirties that it was no longer you becoming an adult, instead it was referred to as you getting older. It is usually in your mid to late thirties that you start to see clear evidence......
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Top Tips When Having Facelift Surgery Chevy Chase

As you accumulate in more years to your life, you are vulnerable to having loose skin and excess fatty deposits all over your face. If it’s in your genes and worsen by other factors like daily stress, having the mentioned visible signs of ageing can get out of control. It can be a nightmare to have so much sagging in the midface, deep creases around......
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Lift Years off Your Face

I often shake my head when I see ads in television and bill boards of anti-aging products that promise to take 10 years off your face in just a week!  It’s just impossible!  I feel sorry for the thousands of people that fall for these commercials holding on to the promise of younger looking skin.  I have also heard first hand from my patients that......
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