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Plastic Surgery: Never Too Old

21Sep

While most people elect to have plastic surgery In their 50s there is a rising number of people opting to improve their appearance in their 60s, 70s and even 80s. Americans are living longer and are more active. Additionally, medical breakthroughs mean that people enjoying an unprecedented quality of life as they age. It stands to reason that we want to look good well into our later years.

The most common procedures facial, including facelifts, eyelid lifts and forehead lifts. But a recent trend is for more older patients to opt for liposuction, a tummy tuck, breast lift or breast augmentation. Often times patients have wanted to have the procedure performed for years, other times the decision is made to help combat the aging process. Whatever the reason, as long as the patient is healthy, the outcomes are typically very good. And while most cosmetic procedures are not covered by insurance, one patient observed, “I’d rather have this done than take a cruise.”

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