Lift surgeries should not be expected to enhance attractiveness

10/4/2013 | Huffington Post, The

A recent study showing that lift surgeries made patients looks somewhat younger but no more attractive than before reviewed the results of a single surgeon and may not reflect the entire specialty, writes Michael Yaremchuk, chief of craniofacial surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. Facial attractiveness is decided by the balance of facial features, and only operations that change the shape and size of those features can improve attractiveness, Yaremchuk writes. Face-lifts, brow-lifts and blepharoplasties do not alter the skeleton and are for patients who are happy with their underlying bone structure and want to look more youthful, he writes.

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