It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, something about your appearance probably bothers you. It might be the waddle under your chin. Or perhaps it’s the furrow between your brows. When you look in the mirror, it’s all you see.
Most people want a treatment that requires little time off. “The trend in our industry is to get away from big procedures with lots of downtime,” says Dr. Ian Lonergan of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Delaware, located in Wilmington. “More people are looking for nonsurgical solutions.”
Realistic expectations are the secret to satisfaction. “If patients are expecting surgical results, they might be an unhappy customer,” says Dr. Lawrence Chang of the Advanced Plastic Surgery Center and Nouveau Medispa, which has several New Castle County locations.
Exploring the different options can lead to the best solution. Here are four common complaints and the degrees of treatments.