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As you have been told numerous times since grade school, each one of us is unique in our own way.  We speak differently, look differently, and, yes, even age differently.  Therefore, any serious plastic surgery procedure must be tailored to fit your specific and unique needs.  With that being said, if you are interested in having a procedure such as a facelift, there is no a specific age requirement.  However, a common question among those interested in undergoing a facelift is, “How young is too young?”

Your face is one of the first places that begins to show its age.  Wrinkles and fine lines may begin to form from years of laughing, talking, and making facial expressions.  You may also notice your skin’s elasticity becoming looser, creating a droopy or sullen look in your eyes, cheeks, and neck.  In addition, if you smoke or if you have spent many days in the sun without sunscreen, these aging features in your face may develop faster or become more prominent.  Facial aging can begin showing in a person’s face as young as 30 years old.  During the aging process our skin becomes thinner with each passing year and the collagen becomes more depleted.  Wrinkling and deep folds may occur faster than you think, particularly in the cheeks, mouth and jowl area.

Depending on your particular situation, it is good to talk to your plastic surgeon about the best options available for you to rejuvenate your face and skin.  Dr. Karl Hiatt of Arizona’s Turning Point Cosmetic Surgery Center in Mesa, is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and offers numerous procedures that can help restore your face to a more youthful appearance, including partial and full facelift procedures.

Upon consultation, Dr. Hiatt can evaluate your face and your concerns, and help you decide whether a facelift is right for you.  Please call Mesa Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Hiatt today at (480) 844-1410 to schedule your consultation.