As we age and transition in to our 40s and 50s, we can begin to notice change in the appearance of our face.

Take 10 to 15 years off your face with facelift surgery. Any facelift can improve multiple areas on your face to achieve a natural looking and refreshed result. 

Here’s everything you need to know, including what a facelift surgery involves, who is a good candidate for a deep plane facelift, what this facial plastic surgery cost, and how to find a surgeon who performs these types of facelifts.

Goals for facial rejuvenation. 

Procedures can vary in invasiveness. When done correctly, these types of lifts will accomplish facial harmony, bringing back a natural jawline and establish fullness in your cheeks. Facelifts can be combined with Laser resurfacing, chemical peels, injectables and facial surgery including neck lift and a blephoraplasty.

Most common facelifts are Deep Plane, Two Stitched, Mid Facelift, Ponytail face lift and a mini facelift.

Deep plane face and neck lift targets far below the skin. 

It goes beyond the surface involving repositioning the skin and underlying facial muscles, providing a more natural and long lasting outcome. 

A facelift can be for patients as young as 30 to 60 years old. 

Two stitched face lift is a great procedure for patient that want a subtle result and is less invasive than a full facelift. It can be done under local anesthesia takes one to two hours to perform and you can return to work after 14 days. The scars are well hidden in the hairline and behind the ears. The results are immediate.

This procedure includes botox and dermal fillers to replace volume loss. A two stitched facelift can be more dramatic in achieving a complete facial rejuvenation. 

Ponytail lifts by Dr. Kao are common with 30 year olds and maybe younger mostly intended for facial beautification.  You can expect a bit of an eye lift similar to what your face looks like when you wear a tight ponytail. The results are more youthful and natural looking. Scars typically curve around the ear and is not visible in front view as it is hidden behind the ear.

Mini facelift is least invasive and less expensive.

Most world renowned plastic surgeons like Dr. Marc Mani have designed their own unique face lifts like the TCF Face lift that can correct tired looking eyes, facial folds, sagging in the mid face, marionette lines, Jowls, face displacement, wrinkles, lines and creases.

For a facelift in the US, you can expect a quote to start at 10,000 and range to 500,000. The price can depend on surgeons experience and how invasive the procedure can be.

The most expensive facelift has been known to be by Dr. Brian Novack with facelifts costing 300 thousand to 500 thousand.

This is an investment worthwhile especially patients seeking to look rejuvenated. These type of facelift results can last up to 15 years or longer.

Consult with a qualified plastic surgeon for an accurate diagnosis and quote. 

Helpful tips to keep skin looking young with a natural approach is to Protect your face from the sun would be the best way of keeping your face youthful. It’s important to wear sunscreen everyday. 

Vitamin C is essential for the production of collagen, a protein that provides structure and firmness t the skin. Collagen production declines with age, leading to wrinkles and sagging skin. 

Light therapy, chemical peels, micro-needling, exfoliation and hydra facials are the best facials for wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.

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