Ethnic Facelift – What You Need To Know
Different ethnicities have different facial and bone structures, skin texture and tone, scarring tendencies, and beauty ideals. A surgical procedure performed on a Caucasian female can be vastly different than the same procedure performed on an Asian male. Though many surgical goals are standard across all ethnicities such as reducing the signs of aging, contouring and toning the body, and appearing more attractive, those belonging to different ethnic groups usually wish to maintain their cultural identities. A European beauty standard should not be applied to all patients.
African Americans, Asians, and Hispanics looking to reduce the signs of aging in their face may consider a facelift. When considering a plastic surgeon, its important to choose someone who has experience with your type of skin. Compared to Caucasian patients, ethnic patients have increased susceptibility to scarring. Dr. Sadati has experience minimize scarring for African American patients.
Typically, Asian patients have a flatter facial skeleton with heavier and thicker skin, causing the skin to sag in the lower portion of the face. In addition, many Asians experience more accumulation and droopiness of fat in the lower face and neck area.
A facelift tailored to Asian patients focuses mostly on the lower portion of the face while taking into account thicker skin. Dr. Sadati also takes special precautions to avoid keloid scarring in Asian patients.
African American Facelifts
African American patients see aging later in life than most Caucasians. Typically, the neck, cheek, and jawline begin to droop, forming nasolabial folds and jowls.
A facelift tailored to African American skin focuses on the droopiness of the lower half of the face and takes into account thicker skin. Because African Americans experience keloid scars more frequently, Dr. Sadati takes extra precautions to ensure minimal scarring.
Hispanic patients age differently than Caucasians. With thicker skin, their skin tends to sag and droop rather than experience wrinkles and lines. Facelifts for Hispanic patients focus on tightening the skin and lifting droopy and saggy skin. Dr. Sadati has performed many Hispanic facelifts and is sensitive to maintaining cultural identity.
Dr. Sadati has over a decade of experience in facelifts for patients of all skin colors and types. He prides himself on his natural-looking results and sensitivity to individual ethnic features and goals. He has performed thousands of procedures on all ethnicities, with precision and care for each individual.
About Dr Kevin Sadati
Dr. Kevin Sadati, an expert in facial rejuvenation, developed a natural facelift known as the Double C Plication technique in response patient requests for a discreet, natural facelift results. Patients reported that they wanted to look more youthful, but not look as if they had undergone a procedure. In response, Dr. Sadati developed a unique facial muscle tightening for facial rejuvenation. This revolutionary technique was published in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. In addition to sharing this technique through a scholarly journal, Dr. Sadati has given numerous presentation in national meetings regarding his technique.
Dr. Sadati has performed over 3,000 lower face and neck lifts using local anesthesia and twilight sedation without the need for general anesthesia. As a result of his technique, patients report being told repeatedly that they look amazing, with no one guessing that he or she had undergone a face or neck lift. Instead, patients relayed that others thought they had lost weight, gotten a new haircut, or taken a relaxing vacation. With this minimally invasive technique, patients looked refreshed and more youthful. Typically, Dr. Sadatis Double C Plications technique can offer results that take 10-15 years off the face and neck.
As a painter and sculptor, Dr. Kevin Sadati blends art and medical science to create beautiful, natural-looking results in his cosmetic surgery patients. His extensive skills have led to him being voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Orange County by OC Register two years in a row. Through his experience, surgical finesse, and artistic talent, Dr. Kevin Sadati has become one of the most sought after facelift surgeons in the country.
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