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Some Information Regarding Cosmetic Facelift Surgery and Botox
Study conducted through Lenox Hill Hospital and the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute in New York City, determined that cosmetic surgery on the face only made people look an average of three years younger. Extensive work resulted in somewhat younger appearances than those who opted for a more minor type of procedure. However, and more importantly, all of the various kinds of facial plastic surgery failed to make the subjects look more attractive to others.
Potential Botox side effects
Potential Botox side effects include pain at the injection site, infection, inflammation, swelling, redness, bleeding, bruising, twitching, wheezing, asthma, a rash, red welts, dizziness and faintness. Tell your doctor immediately if you have any breathing issues or a faint or dizzy feeling.
Also, frozen look, dry mouth, fatigue, headache and neck pain have been reported.
You may have heard of other side effects as well, such as numbness, droopy eyelids, muscle spasms or twitching, and migration of the substance. Numbness as the result of the inability to move a muscle is an issue for some people. It is possible for the Botox to spread a little beyond the intended injection site and affect surrounding tissues. For example, if you receive injections into the forehead close to your eyebrows or your upper eyelids, they could be affected and may droop temporarily.
Some truths about Plastic Surgery
According to an article by Bottom Line Health. Can even cause blindness..You could be putting your health at risk—and wasting your money.Americans set a new record last year for the number of cosmetic procedures performed. All told, there were 13.8 million face-lifts, nose jobs, liposuctions, Botox injections and other elective procedures done for beauty’s sake.
But some of these quick fixes aren’t what they’re cracked up to be, and not every potential patient is well-suited for a nip, tuck, implant or injection. What’s more, some of these procedures carry little-known—and often serious—risks.
What you need to know…
SECRET #1: You can’t stop the clock. Some patients assume that a face-lift is a long-term fix. But that’s a myth.
What most people don’t realize: It’s true that a good face-lift (with a typical cost of $8,000 to $15,000)* can take several years off your appearance and last for 10 or more years. But the moment surgery is over, the clock starts ticking again, and droopy jowls, wrinkles, etc., eventually will return.
There are, however, alternatives to going under the knife. For example, a laser procedure ($2,000 or more) can, to a somewhat lesser extent than a face-lift, tighten skin for the short term (about one to three years).
SECRET #2: Fillers can make you go blind. Among the fastest-growing cosmetic treatments are soft-tissue fillers that can plump up lips, soften facial wrinkles and minimize folds around the nose and mouth. The most popular of these—used 1.3 million times last year in the US—is hyaluronic acid, better known as Juvéderm or Restylane. This substance is extracted from rooster combs or derived from bacteria in a laboratory setting.
What most people don’t realize: Injecting hyaluronic acid between the eyebrows to diminish furrows that make an individual look angry (at about $600 a pop) can, in rare cases, cause instant, incurable blindness.
The ophthalmic artery—part of the internal carotid artery that supplies the eyes with blood—can accidentally be injected with filler, irreversibly clotting the artery. Even an experienced plastic surgeon can make this mistake. That’s why I advise patients to avoid any between-the-brow fillers.
Hyaluronic acid can, however, be safely injected into the lips and nasolabial folds (laugh lines).