Overdone: The Key To Natural Plastic Surgery

Following a successful facial cosmetic surgery, the people in the patient’s life should not feel compelled to ask him or her: “Have you had work done?” A plastic surgeon’s intent is not to construct perfection, but rather to create aesthetic improvements that each patient is pleased with. Satisfactory results are those which produce or enhance facial harmony, and appear so natural that a patient looks as though he or she was born with the attractive feature.

In plastic surgery, certain procedures have been performed inappropriately to create extreme results, which appear neither attractive nor natural. Liposuction of the neck and submental area, facelift surgery, and rhinoplasty can dramatically improve the treatment site, but in the wrong hands can also produce obviously synthetic results.

Why Plastic Surgery?

An artificial appearance following plastic surgery is commonly due to patient requests and surgeons who practice plastics without the necessary education or training.

There are many times that patients may seek overcorrection from a procedure because they want to minimize the look of certain parts of their face or body. What they may not realize is that by manipulating the tissues to such extremes, results can draw unwanted attention to that area of the face due to the artificial look. A knowledgeable plastic surgeon will explain the medical and artistic aspects of aesthetics to patients and may provide them with preliminary photo-enhanced results.

Excessive Fat Removal

The Issue:

Facial liposuction is an effective excess fat removal procedure that eliminates unwanted fat from the body and is commonly used in facial plastics to smooth the look of the neck or area below the chin. Most patients who undergo this procedure find that a fit lifestyle does not always rid these areas of stubborn fat, unsightly bulges, a lack of contouring, and signs of aging.

While liposuction surgery can instantly slim the neck and jawline, an aggressive liposuction treatment procedure may have unintended consequences. It is possible for the soft tissues below the skin to take on an uneven texture, and may age the skin affected by the procedure.

The Solution:

The liposuction procedure can be performed alongside other procedures to enhance a patient’s looks. When the focus is a double chin, liposuction combined with a chin augmentation may be a great way to body contour the area and create a more projected chin by removing fat cells. Additionally, Dr. Donath offers Kybella injections as a great way to treat less severe fatty deposits below the chin, which can be more reliable than traditional liposuction.

Mannequin Look

The Issue:

An aggressive facelift can result in a windswept appearance where the skin of the face is pulled excessively taught, distorting all the facial features. An effective facelift restores youth and vitality to the face without creating unwanted surgical side effects.

Additionally, the over-application of Botox can lead to a face void of natural movements, while excessive injectable fillers create an inflated appearance that resembles a caricature of a person.

The Solution:

There are now a number of procedures – both surgical and non-surgical – to promote a youthful appearance. A mini facelift is a great way to correct the lower face when the signs of aging are more prevalent in this region.

Laser resurfacing treatments, temporary cosmetic injections, and even a tailored skin care program can all contribute to a more youthful glow. The goal is to make you look like yourself, just a more youthful and rested version of yourself.

Obvious Nose Job

The Issue:

Rhinoplasty is a completely transformative surgery that can make over a person’s looks. The nose is in a central location and is raised above the normal plane of the face. It is also situated between the eyes and the lips, two features others notice when we speak.

The appearance of the nose plays into the total attractiveness of the face and can be a source of discomfort for those who dislike this feature. Rhinoplasty surgery, also commonly referred to as the “nose job,” is the procedure performed to alter the look of the nose.

Not to be confused with non-surgical rhinoplasty or liquid rhinoplasty, nose surgery permanently reconstructs the interior cartilage and bone to create a modified nasal size and shape.

Rhinoplasty has been available to interested patients for centuries. Early methods were notably archaic, and those performed in the mid-20th century were completed in a one-size-fits-all fashion, even after having evolved to suit standards in modern medicine.

The Solution

A successful rhinoplasty is often the result of a conservative technique. If the nose is made to be too small for the face, the space between the nose and upper lip is too great, creating a less attractive face.

A petite nose may also be disproportionately small to the rest of the facial features. Because Dr. Donath specializes in facial anatomy, he recognizes the best aesthetic look for each patient. The doctor can also perform surgeries like chin augmentation and lip injections in patients who may seek to enlarge other features of the face so the nose appears balanced in size.

Ohio Facial Plastic Surgery Expert Dr. Donath

If you would like to discuss the possibility of scheduling a specific cosmetic procedure with a qualified plastic surgeon or simply would like to learn more about the many ways facial cosmetic procedures could benefit you, please take a moment and schedule a consultation with Alexander S. Donath, M.D., F.A.C.S. This Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has practices in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Dayton, Ohio, that locals have recognized for years, and both out-of-towners and international travelers have journeyed to for appointments and procedures.

When searching for the right surgeon to perform your procedure, we recommend that you only meet with Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeons who specialize in the procedure you are searching for, like Dr. Donath. Dr. Donath has a passion for helping people achieve their cosmetic goals and develop more confidence. Dr. Donath has proven his ability to help patients of diverse backgrounds achieve natural-looking, custom results.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at (513) 891-8937. We’re looking forward to hearing from you and creating a specialized plan to help you achieve the results that you desire.

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