What can I expect the recovery to be like after a facelift? After surgery, a bandage will be applied to the face and head and drainage tubes may be inserted at the incisions sites if necessary. The drainage tubes are typically removed on the day after surgery. Some discomfort, swelling and bruising can be expected.… Read More »
The facelift is typically performed with general anesthesia or IV sedation. Once the anesthesia has been administered and the incisions made, the underlying muscles and deeper tissues are lifted and repositioned and excess fat and skin are removed. Patients requiring less extensive rejuvenation may be candidates for the limited-incision facelift which can be performed through… Read More »
Dr. Miller is careful to locate the facelift incisions in well-concealed areas to allow for minimal visibility after surgery. This is generally in front of and behind the ears and in the hairline. Shorter incisions may be made for individuals requiring less extensive rejuvenation.
If you are interested in improving aging signs in your face and/or neck, a facelift may be right for you. Patients are often looking to address creases below the eyes, nasolabial folds, sagging in the midface area, loose skin and fat in the chin and jaw, and/or jowls. Candidates for facelift surgery should also be… Read More »
The facelift, technically known as rhytidectomy, is a plastic surgery procedure which can improve aging signs in the mid to lower face and neck, including sagging in the midface area, creases below the eyes, nasolabial folds, jowls, and loose skin and fat below the chin and jaw. For individuals concerned with facial aging, the facelift… Read More »