Susan’s Story

At age 49, Susan was concerned about the progressive aging of her face and neck. For approximately 5 years, she had noticed gradually increasing laxity in the lower face and neck. This laxity caused a loss of definition of her neck and jawline due to sagging skin, formation of jowls, and deepening of the nasolabial folds and the marionette lines around her mouth.

Although she is naturally a very attractive woman, she felt that these changes made her look much older than her age. She noticed similar changes in older family members and wanted to do something to address these issues before they became too advanced, knowing that the aging changes would only worsen with time.

Susan had tried fillers for the nasolabial folds and marionette lines with only subtle temporary improvement in those areas. After consulting with Dr. Boggess and discussing her treatment options, she had a lower face and neck lift (Level 3 Reflection Lift) in combination with fat grafting to the midface and CO2 laser skin resurfacing.

Youthful Reflections Patient Age 49

[CATEGORY_NAME] Case 112 Before & After Front | Nashville, TN | Youthful Reflections
[CATEGORY_NAME] Case 112 Before & After Left Oblique | Nashville, TN | Youthful Reflections
[CATEGORY_NAME] Case 112 Before & After Left Side | Nashville, TN | Youthful Reflections
[CATEGORY_NAME] Case 112 Before & After Right Oblique | Nashville, TN | Youthful Reflections
[CATEGORY_NAME] Case 112 Before & After Right Side | Nashville, TN | Youthful Reflections

As demonstrated in her before-and-after pictures, she has had significant improvement in the contour of her neck and jawline. Her midface volume has increased, with softening of the nasolabial folds and marionette lines. She has improvement in the tone and texture of the skin. All these postoperative changes provide a natural, more youthful appearance that has boosted her self-confidence, making her look as young as she feels.

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