The facelift is the gold-standard surgical treatment for significant facial aging. The skin on the face droops and the underlying muscles loosen with age, and this effect is even more pronounced on the neck and the sides of the face in areas called the jowls.
Drooping or sagging facial features can add years to your outward appearance despite how youthful and energetic you feel on the inside. A facelift can involve removing excess skin, smoothing out folds or wrinkles, and tightening facial tissue. It doesn’t include a brow or eye lift , although these might be done at the same time.
During a facelift, our surgeon repositions fat and tissue under the skin to:
A face-lift generally takes two to four hours but might take longer if other cosmetic
procedures are done at the same time.