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Facial Liposuction Overview

Facial Liposuction Overview

Facial Liposuction

Facial Liposuction Glendale | Pasadena | Burbank | Los Angeles CAStubborn pockets of fat in facial areas such as cheeks, chin, and neck can compromise the aesthetic appearance. It can be challenging to reduce these fats or tone up the face through exercise. Therefore, facial liposuction is the most effective cosmetic surgery treatment available to restore a leaner and well contoured look of the face.

However, face is a complex part of the body and any aesthetic procedure such as facial liposuction should only be performed by an experienced plastic surgeon to achieve the desired look. Dr. Eric Yavrouian is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon providing facial liposuction surgery. Dr. Yavrouian receives patients from Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and surrounding communities.

Suitable Candidates

Men and women who are bothered by the appearance of excess fat deposits around the cheeks, neck, and jaw line may consider facial liposuction as a suitable cosmetic surgery procedure. In patients below the age of 40 or 45, facial liposuction may produce very effective outcomes. However, in older patients, sometimes the procedure may have to be combined with facelift or upper face lift procedures to achieve the desired outcomes.

The candidate should be in marvelous general health, should be a non-smoker or willing to stop smoking several weeks before the procedure, and should have realistic expectations. As an experienced facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Yavrouian will evaluate various factors before recommending facial liposuction. Patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and nearby locations have an opportunity to receive the procedure from him.

Procedure

Facial liposuction procedure may be performed under general anesthesia or IV sedation with local anesthesia. The procedure is usually completed in about one hour. The surgeon will begin the procedure by placing minor incisions in the mouth in order to remove excess fats from the cheeks. If fat deposits from the chin and neck need to be reduced, a small incision may be placed in the natural crease formed beneath the chin.

The unwanted fat cells will be removed with the help of a delicate suction device. If loose skin from the upper part of the neck is to be excised or underlying muscles require tightening, these can be performed through the incisions. Once the procedure is over, the incisions will closed with sutures, and the treated area will be wrapped with a pressure dressing.

Facial liposuction does not involve any significant pain, unlike liposuction in other areas of the body. Anesthesia will ensure the patient feels no pain or discomfort, and medication may be administered to provide relief from any post-op pain and nausea.

Results

During the first post-op visit following facial liposuction, the surgeon will remove the dressing. The patient can immediately notice the results in terms of a leaner and well contoured face. The jowls and double chin would have disappeared, and the face and neck would look more youthful.

Recovery

Most patients may require four to six days to recover following facial liposuction. Thereafter, the patient will be ready to resume their regular activities or return to work. Strenuous exercises should be avoided for about four weeks.

For more information about treatments and procedures by Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Eric J. Yavrouian, serving patients in and around Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and the Greater Los Angeles, CA area call 818-241-2150 or click here to contact him for a consultation.

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Before and After Photos

Requests can be made with Dr. Yavrouian to see Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Before and After Photos

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Before After Photos Pasadena | Burbank | GlendaleEyelid surgery, clinically known as blepharoplasty, refers to a cosmetic surgery involving the upper or lower eyelids to reduce the signs of aging around the lids. The procedure is highly sensitive because it involves the eyes, and must be performed only by a qualified surgeon.

An experienced surgeon will discuss various aspects of blepharoplasty during the initial consultation, and may show eyelid surgery before and after photographs to the patient. Dr. Eric Yavrouian is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon providing state of the art procedures such as eyelid surgery. Dr. Yavrouian receives patients from Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and surrounding communities.

What are Blepharoplasty Before and After Pictures?

Before and after pictures in case of blepharoplasty or eyelid cosmetic surgery refer to a pair or group of images belonging to an earlier patient who has received the procedure successfully. The images include pictures taken prior to the surgery and after the surgery at a time when post-op swelling and bruising has disappeared and full results are visible. The plastic surgeon will take these pictures with the patient’s consent.

The goal of the surgeon is to educate new patients about various aspects of eyelid surgery and help them make an informed decision. ‘Before and after’ photos serve as an effective visual tool in this process. Dr. Yavrouian is an experienced facial and reconstructive surgeon providing blepharoplasty and other procedures. Patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and nearby areas have an opportunity to receive eyelid surgery from him.

Benefits

When a new patient is considering undergoing eyelid surgery for aesthetic reasons, they may not have a clear idea of how the procedure will help improve or rejuvenate the eyes and whether it matches with their aesthetic goals. Some patients may need a lower blepharoplasty, while others may need an upper eyelid surgery.

Sometimes the surgeon may recommend a combination of both to meet the patient’s unique aesthetic needs. In all such situations, it can be confusing for the patient to make the right choices. This is where eyelid surgery before and after photos can be used to help the patient make the best decision.

Keeping Realistic Expectations

In any cosmetic surgery procedure, the surgeon would like to ensure that the candidate has a positive mindset, clear aesthetic priorities and realistic expectations. Patients with these attributes will usually achieve the highest satisfaction levels. With blepharoplasty before and after images, the surgeon also makes sure that the patient knows exactly what the procedure can or cannot do for them.

It mitigates the risk of any disappointment or misunderstanding at a later stage. Experienced surgeons closely engage with the patients at every stage of the procedure to keep them well informed and proceed with the surgery only with their full understanding and consent.

Digital Photos Online

The surgeon may choose to provide blepharoplasty before and after photos on their practice website. New patients can simply access the photos online to learn about the procedure even before they have decided to visit the surgeon for an eyelid surgery consultation.

For more information about treatments and procedures by Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Eric J. Yavrouian, serving patients in and around Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and the Greater Los Angeles, CA area call 818-241-2150 or click here to contact him for a consultation.

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Cost

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) 

Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery Cost Glendale | Pasadena | Burbank |  Los AngelesEyelid surgery, clinically called blepharoplasty, is an advanced cosmetic surgery procedure designed to rejuvenate the appearance of eyelids. The procedure is highly sensitive because it involves surgery around the eyes. Therefore, blepharoplasty should ideally be performed by a qualified and experienced facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon.

Dr. Eric Yavrouian is a plastic surgeon of top repute providing blepharoplasty and other procedures in a state of the art surgical environment. During the initial consultation, Dr. Yavrouian will discuss various aspects of the procedure, including its estimated costs. He receives patients from Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and surrounding communities for blepharoplasty.

Factors Impacting the Price Tag

The cost of eyelid cosmetic surgery will vary from one practice to another, and may even vary from one patient to another at the same practice. Several factors will impact the overall cost of the procedure.

Geographical Location

Living cost index usually differs from one place to another, which can impact the average cost of most types of products and services, including surgical procedures. Therefore, the impact on your checking account pertaining to eyelid surgery in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and nearby locations may not necessarily be the same as the cost in, say, Maryland.

Surgeon’s Fee

The facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon may charge a fee for blepharoplasty on the basis of their skills, experience and reputation in the area of eye and face procedures. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), a patient must choose the right surgeon for a delicate procedure such as eyelid surgery, and factors such as the fee of the surgeon should remain secondary to such a choice.

Surgical Facility and Anesthesia Costs

The surgeon may decide to perform blepharoplasty under general anesthesia in some cases, particularly if it is combined with another procedure. The anesthesiologist’s fee will usually vary according to their qualifications and experience. If the procedure is performed at a state of the art surgical facility with personalized service and experienced staff, the cost may be a little higher than that of an average operating room.

Other Expenses

Patients should also consider other related expenses such as the cost of prescription medications, medical tests, and post-surgery visits to the surgeon’s office. These financial transactions can add up significantly to the overall monetary amount of eyelid surgery.

Average Cost of Procedure

The financial hit of lower eyelid surgery is usually on the higher side as compared to upper eyelid surgery. When both upper and lower blepharoplasty are performed together, the procedure may be more cost-effective.

The average sticker price of upper blepharoplasty may be around $4,000 to $6,000, while lower blepharoplasty may cost in the range of $5,000 to $7,000. When the two surgeries are performed in conjunction, the overall price tag may be around $7,500 to $9,500.

Insurance and Financing

If eyelid surgery is performed with an aim to correct vision obstruction or another medical condition, the dollar amount may be covered by the health insurer. Patients also have an option to get the procedure financed through bank loans, family borrowings, credit card payments, and loans through professional medical care finance companies.

For more information about treatments and procedures by Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Eric J. Yavrouian, serving patients in and around Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and the Greater Los Angeles, CA area call 818-241-2150 or click here to contact him for a consultation.

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