more and more women and men are appreciating that a facelift could
be the answer to help you look younger. The “plastic” or pulled look
that was the signature of a facelift of old is no longer the result
now being obtained. In fact, often no one can tell that you have had
a facelift, yet you can look up to ten years younger and, look
can perform a facelift that can improve the skin, smooth out deep
cheek folds, jowls and loose, sagging skin around the neck that is
often associated with age.
A facelift may be just what you need, as it can set
back the clock of age, improving the most visible signs of aging by
removing excess fat, tightening underlying muscles, and re-draping
the skin of your lower face and neck.
Typically, most facelift candidates are in their 40s,
50s or 60s. In certain cases the procedure can be performed on
older individuals. However, best results are achieved with patients
who still have relatively good skin elasticity and a strong facial
bone structure. In preparation for facelift surgery, you will need
to abstain from smoking one month prior to the procedure and at
least one month during the recovery period in order to avoid
Also, consumption of aspirin and other
anti-inflammatory drugs prior to facelift surgery is not
recommended, since these drugs are blood thinners, and may lead to
increased bleeding during the course of the facelift.
can perform a facelift alone, or in conjunction with other facial
procedures such as an endoscopic brow lift, eyelid lift, or laser
resurfacing around the mouth or eyes.
Performed under general anesthesia, a facelift, also
known as rhytidectomy, removes the excess skin and fatty tissue
around the jaw and neck is removed and the skin is pulled back to
reveal a tighter, more youthful appearance.
The surgery usually last approximately three hours
followed by recovery which lasts approximately two hours. You will
be able to go home the same day as surgery.
Although a facelift will improve and enhance the
contour of your face and jaw line, it will not correct sun or wind
damage or fine wrinkles that have developed on the skin’s surface.
To treat these conditions, additional skin care will be needed,
which is available at the
Aesthetique Cosmetic and Laser Center.
We invite you to meet with our skin care specialists. These
options can be discussed during your initial consultation.
Bruising and swelling usually fades within two weeks
and after a few days you will be permitted to wear camouflage makeup
if you deem necessary. After about two weeks, most people find that
they can return to work. As with any facial surgery, healing
continues for six to nine months until every little irregularity
settles and sensation in the skin and ears returns to normal.
After the recuperation period many of our patients
say, “I wish I’d done it sooner."
The average facelift done today may last from 5 to 15
years, and follow-up procedures can be performed to keep you looking
as good as you can for even many more years.
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