If you are thinking about turning back the hands of time with a facelift, you are in good company. This procedure can reduce signs of aging and leave you with a smooth, fresh, and youthful appearance. At Sacramento Aesthetic Surgery, facelifts are popular cosmetic procedures for men and women. Before undergoing the procedure, there are a few things you should consider. Continue reading to learn more about facelift surgery.
There Are Different Types of Facelift
Facelift is a versatile procedure that can be performed in a number of ways depending on the intended results. Types of facelifts include:
Traditional facelift: This type of facelift addresses advanced aging around the mid-face and neck. Incisions are made behind the hairline, and excess skin is removed to restore a youthful contour. Traditional facelifts can provide dramatic anti-aging results.
Mini-facelift: A mini-facelift is a less invasive technique than a traditional facelift; as such, it requires less recovery time. This technique tightens facial tissues through shorter incisions along the hairline.
Deep plane facelift: This type of facelift allows for the lifting of the facial muscles without the need for excessive skin tightening. This leaves the patient with a rejuvenated and natural look.
There Is No Right Age for Facelift
People of all ages can have concerns about aging and the appearance of their faces. Sometimes, signs of aging can become apparent in younger patients. Because of this, facelifts can be considered by a variety of patients of different ages.
Facelift Does Not Stop Aging
While a facelift can restore a younger appearance, it cannot stop natural aging-related processes such as skin laxity and sagging. It is important for anyone considering a facelift to realize that they may see signs of aging reappear over time.
Recovery Time Varies
Facelift recovery time depends on the technique used and the patient’s unique circumstances. Some facelift techniques are less invasive than others and require shorter downtime. Others produce a more dramatic result but involve more extensive recovery.
Make Sure You Choose the Right Surgeon
When considering a facelift, you should choose a board-certified plastic surgeon who is experienced at creating the results you desire. This will increase the chances that you are pleased with your own results and help prevent the need for revisions. Dr. Hause has experience helping many people achieve the facelift results they desire. If you believe a facelift is the right decision for you, schedule an appointment with Dr. Hause by calling Sacramento Aesthetic Surgery at (916) 646-6869 or complete our online contact form today.