19 doctors weighed in:
Do people really have facelifts for their jobs?
19 doctors weighed in

Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Definitely & more
Absolutely, many of my patients give this exact reason to look more competive to prospective employers as well as to appear younger to clients.

In brief: Definitely & more
Absolutely, many of my patients give this exact reason to look more competive to prospective employers as well as to appear younger to clients.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Roxanne Sylora
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Probably
People have facelifts for different reasons, and some people feel it is an advantage in their career to look younger.

In brief: Probably
People have facelifts for different reasons, and some people feel it is an advantage in their career to look younger.
Dr. Roxanne Sylora
Dr. Roxanne Sylora
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
In jobs where your image is important, like television and sometimes sales, people may get facial plastic surgery to help compete against a younger workforce.
Yet, this should not be your only motivation or you may end up dissatisfied with the results.

In brief: Sometimes
In jobs where your image is important, like television and sometimes sales, people may get facial plastic surgery to help compete against a younger workforce.
Yet, this should not be your only motivation or you may end up dissatisfied with the results.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Susan Kolb
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
People (both men and women) have facelifts to increase their perceived worth in certain professions.

In brief: Yes
People (both men and women) have facelifts to increase their perceived worth in certain professions.
Dr. Susan Kolb
Dr. Susan Kolb
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
I practice in silicon valley, where there are a number of high-tech companies that employ a predominantly young workforce.
It is not uncommon for older workers to investigate facelifts, eyelid surgery, or other methods of facial rejuvenation to make themselves more comfortable around younger colleagues.

In brief: Yes
I practice in silicon valley, where there are a number of high-tech companies that employ a predominantly young workforce.
It is not uncommon for older workers to investigate facelifts, eyelid surgery, or other methods of facial rejuvenation to make themselves more comfortable around younger colleagues.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Facelifts
People have facelifts for different reasons including "staying in the game.
" Your best bet would be to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.

In brief: Facelifts
People have facelifts for different reasons including "staying in the game.
" Your best bet would be to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Looking well
Yes, those who are in the public eye or those who wish to appear rested and healthy often opt to have cosmetic surgery.

In brief: Looking well
Yes, those who are in the public eye or those who wish to appear rested and healthy often opt to have cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
In many professions a younger fresher look gives one a competitive edge.

In brief: Yes
In many professions a younger fresher look gives one a competitive edge.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Responsible plastic
Surgeons try to explore such motivations and disabuse their pt of the notion that a facelift is the one key to a better job or relationship- a predisposition which is unlikely to result in a happy patient no matter how great the surgery goes.
That said, the truth is that pts usually have complex, multiple reasons. Negativism- often inappropriate- of family and friends is also a big issue.

In brief: Responsible plastic
Surgeons try to explore such motivations and disabuse their pt of the notion that a facelift is the one key to a better job or relationship- a predisposition which is unlikely to result in a happy patient no matter how great the surgery goes.
That said, the truth is that pts usually have complex, multiple reasons. Negativism- often inappropriate- of family and friends is also a big issue.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Minas Constantinides
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Job Lifts?
As we age, we begin to place more value on our looks as they change.
Many patients start to feel that if they can look better, they will feel better about themselves. This is the main motivation for any cosmetic surgery: To enable a patient to feel better about herself. Sometimes, one of the things she wants to feel better about is competing in her job. This is usually not the main reason for surg

In brief: Job Lifts?
As we age, we begin to place more value on our looks as they change.
Many patients start to feel that if they can look better, they will feel better about themselves. This is the main motivation for any cosmetic surgery: To enable a patient to feel better about herself. Sometimes, one of the things she wants to feel better about is competing in her job. This is usually not the main reason for surg
Dr. Minas Constantinides
Dr. Minas Constantinides
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