Aging is an inevitable journey for everyone, but with facelift surgery, you can turn back the clock and look younger. A facelift is a cosmetic procedure to rejuvenate your face’s appearance by reducing wrinkles and sagging skin in specific areas.
This procedure can improve both men’s and women’s faces, and it has been performed successfully after being tailored to address individuals’ concerns. While facelift surgery may not stop time altogether, it could help you regain your youthful complexion.
At Legacy Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics in Exton, PA, we offer facelift surgery for those looking to restore the youthful aesthetics of their face. We perform facelift surgery with state-of-the-art equipment that ensures effective results while providing a safe experience. Our goal is to make facelift surgery comfortable, reliable, and satisfying for each patient.
What is a Facelift?
A facelift, sometimes referred to as a rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic procedure used to improve the look of the face and neck. The goal of a facelift is to make the person look younger and improve their overall facial symmetry and contours.
During the procedure, excess skin and fat are removed from around the neck and jawline while underlying tissue is lifted. Various facelift techniques are available for those looking to turn back the clock on their facial features. To determine which method will best fulfill your individual goals, it’s essential to consult a specialist in facelift procedures. Facelifts can be tailored to everyone’s needs, depending on what areas of the face need more attention.
Why Consider a Facelift?
Aging can cause wrinkles, loose skin, and fatty deposits on the face that may make you appear older than you feel. In these cases, a facelift could be an option for restoring youthfulness. Common reasons people seek out a facelift include:
- Reducing or removing signs of aging like wrinkles and sagging skin
- Enhancing facial contours
- Improving facial symmetry
- Eliminating jowls
- Tightening lax muscles
- Reducing fat deposits
- Smoothing deep creases near the mouth and nose
- Recontouring the neck area
Additionally, some people choose to have a facelift to restore self-confidence they may have lost due to changes in their appearance caused by aging.
What Are the Different Types of Facelifts?
When considering which type of facelift is best for you, you must understand all your options. Here’s some information about four common types:
The traditional facelift involves more extensive incisions both above (in the temple area) and below (in front of the ear), allowing access to deeper layers beneath the skin to lift them into place again. This lift provides dramatic results that last longer than other types but also requires more extensive healing time afterward since it affects more tissue layers. It’s typically recommended for those with significant signs of aging who want long-lasting results.
The mini-facelift is less invasive than traditional facelifts but still provides noticeable results without much downtime after surgery—it often only requires a local anesthetic during recovery!
Incisions are made along the hairline just above each earlobe and extended toward or behind each earlobe, where excess fat or loose skin can be removed if needed before re-draping any remaining skin over newly tightened underlying muscle tissue. This lift works best for those with mild signs of aging who would rather avoid significant surgery if possible.
The mid-facelift, also known as a cheek lift or lower blepharoplasty, focuses entirely on repositioning soft tissues within your cheeks and upper eyelids to reshape them into looking more youthful again. This type of lift does not address other areas such as jowls or necklines like a full-face lift does but instead corrects specific problems within those areas through smaller incisions located at either end of your eyelids, so no visible scars remain afterward when healed properly later. It’s usually selected by patients who only need minor corrections on specific parts of their faces without requiring anything too drastic to be done elsewhere.
The SMAS (superficial musculoaponeurotic system) lift works by lifting the deep muscular layer underneath the skin’s surface to address complexion problems, such as drooping corners around your mouth or sagging cheeks while simultaneously eliminating wrinkles near your eyes or forehead areas, by using smaller incisions located near hairline which will quickly heal leaving hardly any visible scarring afterward.
FaceTite by InMode
FaceTite by InMode is a minimally invasive alternative to traditional facelifts that uses radiofrequency technology instead targeted thermal energy placed along precise points throughout one’s face & neck area where heated points melt away fat cells and reduce sagginess while simultaneously promoting collagen production, which creates new elastin & strengthens existing network around them thereby creating smoother texture & firmer shape along the desired area.
The entire process only takes about 2 hours at most, requiring minimal downtime afterward & no stitches involved meaning patients can resume normal activities soon after. However, restrictions like avoiding direct sunlight should still be followed until fully healed. More importantly, this technique leaves no scarring, unlike traditional methods making it a highly sought-after option nowadays among those seeking quick yet effective ways to achieve a youthful look without having to go under the knife outright.
Get the Youthful Appearance You’ve Always Wanted with a Facelift
If you want to reduce the signs of aging as they appear on your face, facelift surgery may be right for you. At Legacy Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics, our experienced surgeons offer facelifts to help patients achieve a more youthful look. Our facelift procedure is customized for each patient’s individual needs and desires. We invite those interested in facelifts to schedule a consultation with us, so our team can further assess your personal goals and expectations from this surgery.