Seniors and Cosmetic Procedures
As you are getting older, you have no doubt started to notice signs of aging around your face, neck, and body. Wrinkles, sagging skin, and other signs of aging can reduce self-esteem in seniors over the age of 65. Luckily, Dr. Rast in Kansas City offers solutions to get you looking and feeling younger.
Face lifts, more formally known as rhytidectomies, improve and smooth out signs of aging around your face and neck. This procedure does not alter your basic appearance, but involves incisions beginning at your hairline, continuing around your ear, and ending at your lower scalp. Another incision under your chin may be necessary to improve the skin around your neck. By the end of the procedure, seniors will have their excess skin and fat removed by Dr. Rast, and you will be able to enjoy a smoother, younger-looking face.
Blepharoplasty, another word for eyelid surgery, is a procedure that focuses on the aging signs that seniors have around their eyelids to reduce drooping skin. If the skin around your eyes is puffy or makes you look older or constantly tired, eyelid surgery might be the right procedure for you. Dr. Rast can perform this procedure on your upper eyelid, lower eyelid, or both at his office in Kansas City. For both procedures, an incision is made within a natural crease, muscles and tissue are tightened, fat deposits are repositioned, and excess skin is removed.
The Kybella Treatment is a non-surgical procedure for seniors that eliminates facial fat and sculpts your face. With old age sometimes comes the dreaded “double chin.” This treatment involves an injection of a naturally occurring acid into the fat under your chin that destroys the fat by absorbing it.
As women get older, their breasts tend to sag and look less and less like what they used to. With breast augmentation, Dr. Rast can enhance the size, fullness, and symmetry of a woman’s breasts using implants. The surgery involves your plastic surgeon making incisions under your breasts, under your arms, or around your nipples. They will then insert the implants and after it is in place, close the cuts with sutures or surgical tape.
Appointments Available in Kansas City
Contact Dr. Rast at (913) 451-3722 orcontact us online to learn more about cosmetic surgery for seniors. Our plastic surgery team strives to work with you to get you looking and feeling younger as soon as possible!