Awaken Blog

  • Am I a Good Candidate For a Neck Lift?

    June 9, 2017

    A neck lift, although often combined with a facelift or rhytidectomy, can sometimes be performed alone in appropriate patient. A neck lift is an excellent solution for women and men who may be frustrated at sagging or excessive wrinkling along the neck.  The best candidates also may be concerned that their aging neck no longer matches their youthful-looking faces. It’s no surprise that many people undergo a neck lift when they’re still pleased with their (Read more…)

  • Do I Need a Full Facelift or a Mini-Facelift?

    May 25, 2017

    If you’re tired of using anti-aging products to no avail, or you’re frustrated by the slow march of skin toward your jawline, it might be time to consider undergoing a facelift procedure.  Yet making the decision to undergo this procedure might be the easy part – choosing which particular facelift type could prove to be more challenging. Not all facelift procedures are created equal.  While there are different surgical methods for performing a facelift, there (Read more…)

  • Is Hair Transplantation Painful?

    May 15, 2017

    Are you considering hair transplantation, but worried about pain and discomfort after the surgical procedure?  Your question is definitely a common one.  Many men and women who are interested in hair transplantation – a surgical method that helps restore a patient’s hairline – are concerned that they’ll be sidelined by pain during the recovery process. Fortunately, most patients do not experience any pain during the hair transplantation procedure.  That’s because local anesthesia is used to (Read more…)

  • What Type of Brow Lifts Does Awaken Aesthetics Perform?

    May 4, 2017

    Let’s face it – no matter how much sleep you get or how often you moisturize, you’re still frustrated by the appearance of your forehead, upper eyelids, and even your eyebrows.  You want a better solution for drooping eyelids and furrowed brows – plus, you wouldn’t mind looking a few years younger! If this sounds like you, then it may be time to discover a range of brow lifts now available at Awaken Aesthetics in Torrance, (Read more…)

  • What Can I Do to Rejuvenate and Tighten Skin Around My Neck and Chest?

    April 28, 2017

    When it comes to turning back the clock, you may focus on the wrinkles and fine lines that show up on your face… But what about the ones on your neck and décolletage?  If you’re truly looking to peel years off of your appearance, it’s important to focus on less-treated areas that still show your true age.  Thanks to a combination of gravity, genetics, and the aging process, your neck and chest can play host (Read more…)

  • How Long Does It Take to Recover From Laser Liposuction?

    April 21, 2017

    Summer is just around the corner, and your calendar is already booked with tons of social outings. You have patio parties, baseball games, and trips to the beach to look forward to.  In fact, with everything you have planned for this Summer, you’ll barely have any downtime for yourself! Maybe it’s your busy Summer schedule that’s holding you back from considering liposuction.  After all, you want to make sure you have time for all of (Read more…)

  • Is Recovery From an Eyelid Lift Painful?

    April 5, 2017

    An eyelid lift – also referred to as a blepharoplasty – is an excellent surgical procedure that can help patients who suffer from excess bags around the eyes.  The eyelid lift works to correct sagging and drooping upper eyelids while removing fat deposits underneath the lower eyelids.  The end result can help patients look more awake and revitalized, all while minimizing the appearance of sagging, wrinkling, and other aging effects. While blepharoplasty procedures are pretty (Read more…)

  • Am I a Good Candidate for Eyebrow Transplantation?

    March 31, 2017

    Big and bold brows are back! Everywhere you look, more and more women are embracing their natural eyebrow shape and size. From bold and beautiful to dark and dramatic, eyebrows can significantly transform your facial appearance. Unfortunately, the same can be said for thinning eyebrows. Sparse eyebrows are usually indicative of one or more of the following factors: Extensive tweezing Aging Genetics   Regardless of why their eyebrows are thinning, many patients are interested in (Read more…)

  • How Can Fat Grafting Help Improve Facial Proportions?

    March 22, 2017

    Are you confident that the secret to a truly youthful appearance lies in eliminating wrinkles and fine lines? You might want to guess again: while eliminating wrinkles and fine lines is important for shedding years off your appearance, you should also focus on addressing aging issues associated with facial fat loss. As the body gets older, it begins breaking down crucial fat pads located around the eyes and cheeks. As a result, key facial volume (Read more…)

  • Botox vs. Dysport: Is There a Difference?

    March 15, 2017

    With so many anti-wrinkle injections available on the market today, it can be difficult to identify what precise treatment will help you achieve that smooth, younger-looking appearance you want. Two main options – Botox and Dysport – use safe and effective neurotoxins to temporarily interrupt nerve signaling between the brain and facial muscles. This effectively stops muscles from contracting, which helps relieve deep-set wrinkles between the eyebrows (furrows) and around the eyes (crow’s feet). Given (Read more…)

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