Causes of Facial Aging

There are two different types of skin aging: internal and external. Internal or “intrinsic” aging is caused by the natural aging process. As we grow older, our collagen production slows and our skin begins to lose its elasticity. The genes we inherit often play a role in how quickly we are affected by intrinsic aging…. Read More »

What’s Your Skin’s Real Age?

The appearance of your skin does not always correlate with the date you were born. Along with your genetics, your lifestyle habits – such as your diet and exposure to sunlight – play a role in determining the real age of your complexion. While it is best to see an Arlington cosmetic surgeon to help you… Read More »

Problematic Areas That a Facelift Can Correct

Over time, the effects of sun exposure, gravity, smiling, and overall facial stress can take a toll on your face and neckline. Creases may begin to form between your nose and mouth, and jowls can develop under your jaw line, characterized by skin folds and fat deposits. How Facial Lines Form When your skin is… Read More »

Mid-Facial Sagging

If you suffer from mid-facial sagging as a result of the natural aging process, there are both non-surgical and surgical options for facial rejuvenation that Virginia patients can explore. If going under the scalpel does not sound appealing, non-surgical skin tightening technologies can help restore a youthful appearance to your face. Laser skin tightening utilizes… Read More »