A facelift is one of the most popular methods of rejuvenating your facial appearance. With the ability to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, eliminate sagging or loose skin, and tighten the underlying musculature of the face, this procedure can make you look years younger. Despite this, however, a facelift does not make you immune to the effects of time, gravity, and the natural aging process.
Patients who undergo a facelift often look 5-10 years younger, and the duration of the results varies from person to person. In general, you will always look younger than your age after facelift surgery, but you will still notice the common signs of age begin to affect your appearance as time goes on. For this reason, patients who wish to maintain an extremely youthful and energetic look sometimes opt for a follow-up facial rejuvenation procedure 5-15 years after their initial procedure. In doing so, your plastic surgeon can once again “turn back time,” reducing the appearance of common cosmetic concerns such as creases, deep folds, or jowls. In addition, complementary facial procedures such as a brow lift or blepharoplasty (eye lift) can be used to treat other signs of aging for a more comprehensive rejuvenation.
Ultimately, the most effective way to determine which facial procedure(s) can best maintain the look you desire is to schedule a one-on-one consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon who has experience with a variety of different options.
– Dr. Scott Miller
If you have any more questions about facelift surgery, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Miller, please contact our office today.