Many people wonder if they can gain the comprehensive benefits of a facelift without having to undergo surgery. By definition, a traditional facelift is a surgical procedure, and it therefore produces unique results. However, I work with many people who want to explore alternatives to facelift in my NYC practice. While nonsurgical methods cannot create results equivalent to those of a surgical facelift, carefully applied and customized nonsurgical techniques are appropriate for many people who want to reduce mild or moderate signs of aging. Why Consider a Full Facelift? Before we explore the benefits of nonsurgical treatment, let’s review what … Read More
Although more men than ever are undergoing plastic surgery, many providers still gear their procedures towards women. A patient’s gender is an important consideration when planning any aesthetic surgery, especially facial procedures. In this blog post, I’d like to highlight what makes the male facelift procedure–and patient–different from its female counterpart and discuss how I tailor the procedure for my male facelift patients in NYC. The Male Facelift Patient Although the objective of a facelift–to look younger–seems simple, my male patients are less likely to cite personal or emotional reasons for their choice to undergo surgery. My typical male facelift patient is between 50 and 60 years old … Read More
While a surgical facelift is typically considered the “gold standard” for facial rejuvenation, some patients–particularly those with earlier signs of aging–are pleased to learn that a mini facelift here at my NYC practice is sufficient to create the results they want. The abbreviated scars associated with a mini facelift constitute a large part of the surgery’s appeal–but it’s not appropriate for everyone. Here, I’d like to touch on 3 key points to keep in mind before you get your heart set on a mini facelift. 1 – The Ideal Candidate Although it seems counterintuitive, the mini facelift actually predates the traditional … Read More
We are very excited to announce that Dr. Konstantin was selected as a 2018 Castle Connolly Top Doctor. It is a great honor to be chosen as one of the best Facial Plastic Surgeons in New York metro area. We are extremely proud of receiving this top award for the third year in the row.
Because the face is the first area of the body most people tend to notice, my prospective facelift patients in NYC often want to know where their incisions will be placed and how any scars will appear once they’re fully healed. I believe this question can be best answered with a visual aid. In this video, a member of my staff and I work together to illustrate where I typically make incisions during most facelift procedures. Where are facelift incisions? Today’s modern facelift begins with an incision around the sideburn, or hair patch, at the temple. I make this incision … Read More