Facelift / Board-Certified Reconstructive & Plastic Surgeon Alicia Sigler MD

Facelift Surgery

When to Consider  Facelift?

There are several reasons, first of all, If you feel that your face does not reflect your youthful spirit and energy level or maybe ,you determine that your facial sagging and excess skin is socially or professionally an obstacle another case is that you show signs of facial aging but still have some skin elasticity. the reasons can be many but if you judge you need it we can do an evaluation and tell you what results can be achived.

Am I a good candidate?

The following are some common facial characteristics that make you an appropriate candidate for a facelift:

Sagging skin in your midface and/or jawline.
Deep creases extending from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds).
Lines extending from each corner of your mouth down your chin (marionette lines).
Facial fat (volume) that has fallen or is displaced.
Sagging and loss of muscle tone in the lower face, resulting in jowls.
A double chin, resulting from loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw
Creased and sagging skin in your neck.

What about price?

Costs vary widely and depend on the complexity of the procedure for instance where the surgery takes place and which anesthetic is administered, in order to give you customized  service please feel free to ask here.

How do I prepare for this procedure?

Stop smoking six weeks before your surgery in order to promote a good healing. Smoking increases risk of serious complications therefore it is Contraindicated.
Avoid taking aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) as Advil, Motrin, Aleve). Vitamins/homeopathic regimenshas to be avoid otherwise these can increase bleeding.
Hydration is very important before and after a surgery because this will grant you a safety recovery.

How Long will it take me to recover?

The recovery process vary from person to person but in average the swellings and bruises sudside after a month, although the complete healing process take place between 8 to 12 months. This is the moment in which scars disappears and your face looks more youthfull and firm. If by any cases the redness lasts longer, there are other recommendations to follow. Once the healing process gets finished, wrinkles must disappear and your face gets to be as young as you whished.

Facelift Results

the result is a is a refreshed, younger-looking, and more vibrant appearance. Facial fat and skin remotion has as a result a tightening of facial muscles with a smooth and natural fresh look.