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Archive for the ‘Facelift’ Category
Question:I hold some weight in my face. Will a skin-only facelift be sufficient or should my muscles also be manipulated? Answer:Elevating only the skin will provide a very temporary correction. Appropriate elevation of the layer underlying and supporting the skin, called the SMAS (superficial musculoaponeurotic system) is necessary for long-term correction.
Question:Is there a chance that I will experience hair loss at the site of the incisions for my facelift? Answer:Hair loss following facelift surgery may result on occasion due to a poor scar. I design my incisions to be nearly invisible when healed, and hidden within the hairlines without hairloss.
Question:What anesthesia is used for a facelift? Do I have a choice in what is used? Answer:A facelift can be performed under local or general anesthesia. Local is a great option and works very well for many patients. During the consultation, we will determine the best option that will have you as comfortable as possible [...]
Question:I’m a 56-year-old male looking to have a facelift. Is there a chance that after the surgery my sideburns could be relocated to an unnatural position? Answer:Hello, this is unlikely. When performing a male facelift, we do our best to ensure everything appears natural and we take this into consideration when incisions are made during [...]
Question:I’m a 45-year-old female looking to get rid of my marionette lines. Is a facelift the right answer for me? Answer:It depends on your individual circumstances. The depth of the lines and the presence of any other issues you would like to correct will dictate the necessity of having a full facelift performed as opposed [...]
Question:I’m a 60-year-old woman who wants to get a facelift but I’m scared of stories I’ve heard where the procedure can cause a windswept and very unnatural look. How do you avoid this? Answer:Lifting the face vertically is ideal and will result in the most natural look. Performing a sideways lift may result in a [...]
Question:I’m a 50-year-old woman who would like to have a facelift before I retire, which will be in about 5 years. I also have puffiness and bags around and under my eyes. I’d like to have it all taken care of at the same time but I’m concerned about the safely of that, especially because [...]
Question:My cheeks seem to travel right down into my neck. I have lost the definition of a jawline. What type of surgery would you recommend for this problem? A facelift or a neck lift? Answer:Based on your description, a facelift sounds most appropriate. A necklift is often performed with a facelift to yield the best [...]
Question:I had a facelift 2 years ago. I’m not happy with the results. It looks like I’m surprised all the time. Can you repair this type of problem using corrective surgery procedures? Answer:It is possible to correct a poorly performed facelift with a revision. The most common cause for revision procedures however is under-correction, not [...]