If you are
bothered by the signs of aging in your face, a facelift
may be right for you. Technically known as rhytidectomy,
a facelift is a surgical procedure to improve visible
signs of aging in the face and neck, such as:
- Sagging in the midface
- Deep creases below the lower eyelids
- Deep creases along the nose extending to the
corner of the mouth
- Fat that has fallen or is displaced
- Loss of muscle tone in the lower face may create
- Loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the
chin and jaw can make even a person of normal weight
appear to have a double chin
Rejuvenation procedures typically performed in
conjunction with a facelift are brow lift, to correct a
sagging or deeply furrowed brow, and eyelid surgery to
rejuvenate aging eyes.
wonít do: As a restorative surgery, a facelift does not
change your fundamental appearance and cannot stop the
facelift can only be performed surgically; non-surgical
rejuvenation treatments cannot achieve the same results,
but may help delay the time at which a facelift becomes
appropriate and complement the results of surgery.
right for me?
facelift is a highly individualized procedure and you
should do it for yourself, not to fulfill someone elseís
desires or to try to fit any sort of ideal image.
surgery is a good option for you if:
- You are physically healthy
- You donít smoke
- You have a positive outlook and specific, but
realistic goals in mind for the improvement of your