One of the most common questions asked of a Plastic Surgeon is “when should I start getting/thinking about (blank)” or “am I too old/young for (blank).” At our New Jersey office, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Beverly Friedlander, MD, offers a wide range of services for all ages and all pockets. These procedures are targeted to enhance your natural beauty, and bring out the best in you at any age.
Regardless of how young you may be, looking your best can often have a positive influence on your self-esteem. The 20’s are a time of awakening.
Entry into the job market, competition for coveted positions and a time when you start noticing signs of fatigue, lines, wrinkles or pigmentation associated with sleepless nights or excess sun exposure and partying. This is also a time when young women and men start thinking about enhancing or improving certain features. Some of the most common cosmetic treatments and procedures are intended as much for correction as they are for prevention. They include:
Our bodies are changing as well
The fastest growing demographic of patients requesting plastic surgery is the group in their 30’s. Life changes as we settle into our careers or motherhood or both.
Our bodies are changing as well. The joys of motherhood take their toll on our bodies- stretched muscle and skin on the tummy, sagging breasts, weight gain from finishing the French fries left behind by the kids are evident when we look in the mirror. Working out can only go so far. We notice subtle changes in our skin and faces that hydrating and sun screens can help, but they just aren’t enough. Skin tone, texture and elasticity begin to change. The following treatments are the most sought after by this group:
For some the 40’s are simply an extension of the 30’s, where healthy lifestyles coupled with diet, exercise and limited sun exposure are adequate means of maintaining a youthful appearance.
For others, changes in appearance frequently caused by heredity and sun damage, not to mention sedentary lifestyles take their toll. We see changes in facial fullness, the loss of beautiful high cheekbones, thinning of the skin fat accumulation on the hips, sagging or loss of fullness of the breast. Combating these changes in the 40’s encompasses everything we have seen earlier but with a growing emphasis on the face. Procedures of high interest include:
Thankfully, 50 is the new 40 so we have a newfound interest in maintaining a youthful edge. But it becomes harder as heredity, hormones and sun damage are firmly planted on our bodies.
There is an even greater emphasis on our face as non invasive treatments give way to surgical procedures. The skin care fountain of youth market emerges as we continue to seek that healthy youthful complexion and glow. Treatment of Fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, loss of fullness, sagging/double chin fuel the market, as these changes can have an aging effect on appearance although many continue to request body enhancements and contouring, The key to looking good is aging gracefully. Maintenance becomes essential. When staggered with surgical and non surgical procedures we can trick father time. The following are the more common procedures performed to maintain a youthful appearance in this age group:
Board Certified Female Plastic Surgeon Dr. Beverly Friedlander
Dr. Friedlander became a plastic surgeon to make a real difference in the lives of her patients. She started her practice in New Jersey three decades ago, and still treats some of her very first patients to this day! Experience the difference that comes from working with a true plastic surgery professional who cares about your results by scheduling your consultation with Dr. Bev.
636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 1A, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078