Facial rejuvenation is at the top of the list of the most common aesthetic surgical procedures performed by board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Deborah Ekstrom at Salisbury Plastic Surgery in Worcester, MA. Most people feel physically and mentally energetic long after their appearance has begun to deteriorate due to aging. A facelift, mid-facelift, or mini facelift are procedures that are designed to provide you with a rejuvenated appearance. This way, you will look as vigorous as you feel. A facelift may be beneficial if you have excessive sagging of the facial and neck skin or dynamic wrinkles and fine lines. You can combine your facelift surgery with other procedures such as eyelid surgery, chin augmentation, Sculptra injections, and neurotoxin injections (Botox or Dysport)
What is a mini facelift?
A mini facelift corrects sagging skin problems only. Targeted at people with early signs of aging or people who have had a full facelift before.
What is a facelift?
A facelift is a surgical procedure that improves facial wrinkles and sagging skin by tightening facial tissue and removing excess fat. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia, and prevents blood loss with the use of blood thinners.
How long does a facelift last?
The results of a facelift are not permanent and, on average, last 10 to 15 years. It all depends on the lifestyle and individual features of the patient’s skin.
What is a non surgical facelift?
A non-surgical facelift is also known as a liquid facelift. This technique is a combination of injectable procedures and other minimally invasive cosmetic techniques such as laser skin treatment.
How long does the facelift procedure take?
On average, the facelift surgery takes 2 to 4 hours
What is the best age to have a facelift?
There is no specific age for a facelift, but usually after 40 you may notice some changes in the appearance of your face. In addition, the best time to have a facelift is when you’re feeling most confident and comfortable in your own body. If you’re considering a facelift, speak to your doctor about how long the procedure might last and how much it might cost before making an appointment.
How painful is a facelift?
It is difficult to answer this, as every person’s experience of pain is different. However, facelifts are generally quite safe and painless, with most people experiencing very minimal discomfort during the procedure.
How to hide facelift scars?
There is no specific way to hide facelift scars but it is important to use the right type of scar treatment cream or ointment. You can also use corrective make-up to hide the scars. The best way to hide scars after a facelift is to follow a healthy and balanced diet, drinking plenty of water and using sun protection.