Facelifts on the Rise

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, May 17, 2017

After falling out of favor among aging Americans the last few years, the number of facelift operations last year grew 4%, according to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.  The number of facelifts performed in the U.S., at $15,000 to $25,000 per face, had fallen in 2015 and 2014 as patients opted instead for less invasive and expensive procedures like Botox injections.  “You can turn the clock back a bit with Botox — but it keeps on ticking,” said ASPS President Debra Johnson. “Ultimately, nothing rejuvenates the face like a facelift from a board-certified plastic surgeon.”
Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich, (www.facialartistrymd.com) a prominentBoard Certified plastic surgeon in Manhattan, has noticed the change.  “Women who have been using Botox and other fillers, have been asking for a more “permanent” solution to their aging faces and necks. The money spent on Botox several times a year can be amalgamated into the cost of a face lift which can last decades.”
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