The aging process may be inevitable, but if those telltale signs are preventing you from looking and feeling your best, help is available. At Robinson Facial Plastic Surgery, we offer a variety of facelift procedures to erase signs of aging and give you a more youthful appearance. With a number of options to choose from, it is helpful to educate yourself about the facelift techniques currently available so you can select the best procedure for your specific needs and desired outcome.
A xaZxis a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and tissue from the face and neck as well as tightening the underlying structures to create better contours of the jaw and neck resulting in a more youthful look. There are numerous benefits to a facelift:
- Restores definition to areas like the cheekbone and jawline
- Eradicates unattractive aging symptoms like jowling and a double chin
- Creates a natural, youthful look, without belying the fact you had surgery
- Customizable to the unique needs of each patient
- Offers dramatic, long-lasting results
You might be a good candidate for a facelift if you have any or all of the following concerns:
- Skin laxity and facial sagging
- The appearance of jowling and a double chin
- Facial fat that is displaced
A facelift primarily addresses signs of aging in the lower portion of the face. It can be performed alone or in combination with other procedures when indicated such as a brow lift or eyelid lift to achieve more dramatic results. Non-surgical solutions, such as injectable fillers and skin rejuvenation procedures, may also be used in combination with the surgical faceli
Dr. Burke Robinson at Robinsons Facial Plastic Surgery offers the following facelift options:
Lowersd Facelift – the most common of the “lift” procedures performed, it addresses the jowling along the jaw line and relaxation of the muscle and tissue under the chin
Brow Lift – performed through small incisions behind the hairline endoscopically to reposition the eyebrows back to their normal position removing hooding of the eyebrow over the eyelids
Facelift Recovery and Results
A facelift is performed on an outpatient basis using general anesthesia. Most patients are back to work and regular activities within 7-12 days after their surgery. Results will be evident right away, but will continue to improve as the face heals completely from the procedure.
A facelift continues to be the go-to procedure for patients that want to significantly reverse the signs of aging. To learn more about this surgery, contact Robinson Facial Plastic Surgery at 770-667-3090.