Category Archives: Face

Be Wary of Nonsurgical Neck Lift Promises

A women who was properly educated about nonsurgical neck lifts.

As a triple board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in both surgery and clinical research, I'm familiar with virtually all of the nonsurgical, minimally invasive treatments for improving the contours of the face and neck as either a consultant or innovator. These procedures include BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, KYBELLA®, liposuction, CoolSculpting®, threading, …

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Aesthetic Trends to Watch in 2020

Family members who partook in aesthetic procedures.

The dynamic nature of the aesthetics field is exciting. Year after year and decade after decade, new techniques and treatments emerge that focus on improving the safety and effectiveness of cosmetic procedures. Social trends, of course, play a role in shaping the popularity of these procedures. Social media has certainly influenced the number of facial …

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Facelift FAQs: Answering Your Top Queries

A woman seeking answers about facelift procedures.

Most women or men considering facelift surgery at my Pasadena practice often ask multiple questions at their initial consultations. Questions about cost, recovery, and whether they are even good candidates for a facelift are pretty common. I will address several of these questions—which are also frequently asked on Google—in this blog post. I encourage patients …

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Nonsurgical Options to Eyelid Surgery: Do They Work?

A woman happy she decided on a nonsurgical option for eyelid surgery.

Youthful eyes can communicate a healthy, attractive vibrancy. Aging, and in some cases, genetics, can create an older, tired, and less alert appearance. Patients with wrinkled skin, droopy eyelids, and fat bulges under the eyes lead men and women to seek blepharoplasty at my Pasadena plastic surgery practice. But surgery isn't always needed. Chemical peels, …

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Cosmetic Surgery for Millennials

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are ethnically diverse, tolerant of cultural and personal differences, confident in themselves, and proactive versus reactive.  By 2030 Millennial will account for 75% of the American workforce.  Similar to previous generations, this emerging largest generational group experience challenging and exciting years that signify the end or continuation of their …

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Dr. Sasaki Answers Commonly-Asked Questions

1. When can I exercise after a facelift and/or neck lift procedure? rejuvenation procedures require appropriate identification of deformities prior their restoration to obtain a natural aesthetic appearance that will be appropriate to the patient’s age.  In general, face and neck lifts are indicated for patients with advanced signs of aging.  These composite lifts adjust …

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What Should I Look for in Facelift and Neck Lift Before-and-After Photos?

Woman looking at before and after photos for facelifts and neck lifts.

Board-certified plastic surgeons endeavor to restore a more natural, pleasing, age-appropriate appearance through facelift and neck lift surgeries. At my Pasadena plastic surgery practice near Los Angeles, my surgical goal is to create a return of form and function that is uniquely optimal for each patient. Despite artistic challenges, plastic surgeons attempt to achieve common …

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3 Reasons Facelifts Remain Popular

3 Reasons Facelifts Remain Popular in Pasadena, CA

Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation is more effective and accessible than ever thanks to injectable treatments and noninvasive skin tightening procedures. However, while these options are helpful for some, there is a reason facelift surgery at my Pasadena practice continues to be such a popular and trusted approach, especially for those with significant signs of aging in …

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Eyes Don’t Lie: Learn About the Benefits of Blepharoplasty

Eyes Don't Lie: Learn About the Benefits of Blepharoplasty in Pasadena, CA

Improving the appearance of the eyelids can have a powerful anti-aging effect for the entire face . Even though many people know smoothing wrinkles or tightening loose skin will help them appear younger, it’s worth noting that eyelid surgery can also play a crucial role in restoring youth to the face. I perform blepharoplasty at …

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Creation or Deepening of an Upper Eyelid Crease

Creation or Deepening of an Upper Eyelid Crease in Pasadena, CA

Men and women looking for more dimension in the upper eyelid can often benefit from more definition along the upper eyelid crease. I create this result with upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) at my Pasadena practice using an approach called double eyelid surgery. I perform this procedure with an experienced and artistic eye, keeping in mind …

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