Dr Joseph SHvidler - Anchorage Facial Plastic Surgeon


Facial Plastic Surgery in Anchorage Alaska

Anchorage Facial Plastic Surgeons

If you are considering facial cosmetic surgery in Anchorage Alaska – in particular rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, facelift surgery or a necklift contact us today. Board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. Dr Joseph Shvidler sees patients throughout Anchorage and Alaska for facial rejuvenation treatments and procedures. Our Board-certified facial plastic surgeons are experts and specialists in the field of facial cosmetic surgery. Schedule a consultation today.

Common Reasons Why Patients Undergo Facelift Surgery

While individuals may opt for facelift surgery for various reasons, here are five common motivations behind both men and women seeking rhytidectomy, its technical term

    • Deterioration of Muscle Tone and Skin Elasticity: The decline in muscle tone and elasticity often results in undesirable facial aging signs such as wrinkles and creases. Despite attempts with facial exercises, once elasticity diminishes, wrinkles become inevitable. Many individuals turn to plastic surgery to restore not only a youthful appearance but also self-confidence.
    • Jowls Formation: Jowls, the sagging flesh around the cheeks, lower jaw, or throat due to skin laxity, become more prominent with age. This natural process, typically noticeable by one’s 40s, can be addressed through surgical intervention aimed at rectifying both muscular and skin-related issues.
    • Development of Deep Creases and Wrinkles: Skin sagging gives rise to creases and wrinkles, including the prominent nasolabial fold and other facial lines. Despite diligent skincare efforts, once these features manifest, a facelift can effectively reverse the effects of aging.
    • Sagging Chin and Neck: The appearance of a double chin and a “turkey neck” poses concerns for many, irrespective of body weight. Thin neck skin, compounded by reduced elasticity, often leads to undesirable sagging. While moisturizers may offer temporary relief, a facelift presents a more lasting solution for tightening and rejuvenating the neck area.
    • Fatigued Facial Appearance: Decreased muscle tone and skin elasticity contribute to a downward shift of facial features, accentuating signs of aging such as drooping mouth corners and loose neck skin. This cumulative effect can impart a tired and aged appearance, prompting individuals to seek surgical intervention for facial rejuvenation.

Benefits of Rhinoplasty in Anchorage AK

      • Improved Breathing: Rhinoplasty can correct structural issues inside the nose, such as a deviated septum, that could hinder breathing. This makes it an effective solution for those with long-term, unresolved breathing problems.
      • Enhanced Appearance: Rhinoplasty can modify the shape, size, or proportion of the nose, thus enhancing facial symmetry and overall attractiveness. This could help individuals feel more comfortable and confident in their appearance.
      • Correction of Birth Defects: Some people might be born with nasal defects or deformities such as a cleft palate or a constricted nostril. Rhinoplasty can help correct these and improve both function and aesthetic appearance of the nose.
      • Correcting Birth Defects: Congenital issues like a cleft palate or conditions that affect the structure of the nose can be rectified with rhinoplasty, leading to improved functionality and appearance.
      • Relief from Sinus Problems: If individuals suffer from chronic sinusitis or other sinus issues, a combination of rhinoplasty and sinus surgery can often provide significant relief, improving their overall quality of life.
      • Improved Self-esteem: By rectifying perceived flaws in the nose’s appearance and improving bodily function, rhinoplasty can boost a person’s self-esteem. This mental and emotional benefit can have far-reaching positive effects on a person’s social and professional life.

Benefits Necklift Surgery

      • Improved Contours: Neck lift surgery can remove excess skin and fat, giving the neck a more toned and youthful appearance. This can highlight the jawline and enhance overall facial appearance.
      • Correction of ‘Turkey Neck’: Oftentimes, people develop loose, sagging skin around their neck as they age, commonly referred to as “turkey neck”. Neck lift surgery can effectively handle this condition, resulting in a smoother and firmer neck profile.
      • Elimination of Fat Deposits: For people who struggle with stubborn fat deposits in their neck that don’t respond to diet or exercise, neck lift surgery can offer a solution. By removing this fat, the surgery can lead to an more aesthetically pleasing neck shape.
      • Reduction of Vertical Bands: With age, the muscles of the neck may cause vertical banding to appear. A neck lift can tighten these muscles, reducing the visibility of these bands and restoring a more youthful neck appearance.
      • Boosted Self-esteem: Just like rhinoplasty, neck lift surgeries can also boost self-esteem and confidence. With a well-contoured, younger-looking neck, people often feel more confident in their appearance, which might reflect positively on their personal and professional relationships.

Benefits of Eye lid Surgery – Blepharoplasty

      • Improved Sight: As we age, the skin around our eyes can sag and droop, potentially interfering with our field of vision. Eyelid surgery, also called blepharoplasty, can remove this excess skin, improving sight, especially peripheral vision.
      • Reduced Eyebags: Eyelid surgery can remove or reposition fat deposits under the eyes that contribute to eyebags. This results in a less tired and more youthful looking appearance.
      • Eradication of Droopy Eyelids: Eyelid surgery can effectively treat droopy eyelids (ptosis) which not only obstruct vision but also might make an individual appear older or more tired than they actually are.
      • Correction of Asymmetry: If a person’s eyelids are not symmetrical, this can be addressed during the surgery. This helps achieve a more balanced facial appearance.
      • Enhanced Self-confidence: By removing these potential issues, eyelid surgery contributes to a more refreshed and alert look. This boosts self-confidence and can improve social and professional interactions as individuals feel better about their appearance.

Facial Plastic Surgery Results – Anchorage AK

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    Anchorage AK 99503


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