What is a facelift?

 Marietta Facelift PatientA facelift is a facial plastic surgery procedure which lifts and tightens the skin of the face to create a more youthful, healthy appearance. There are several types of facelift available to fulfill your personal goals and achieve your desired outcome.

What areas of the face does a facelift affect?

Depending on the type of facelift you choose, your facelift will affect your:

  • Cheeks
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Marionette lines
  • Jaw
  • Jowls
  • Neck

Your eyelids and forehead will not be affected by a facelift, but may be addressed with a forehead lift or blepharoplasty.

What types of facelift are available?

At Marietta Plastic Surgery, we offer every option in facelift surgery. The most commonly used types of facelift are:

  • SMAS lift
  • Short scar facelift
  • Skin only facelift

Each of these types of facelift varies in the procedure and areas affected. If you are uncertain which type of facelift you would like to receive, you can ask one of our board-certified Marietta facial plastic surgeons to help you decide during your consultation.

Can I combine my facelift with other plastic surgery procedures?

You may combine virtually any plastic surgery procedure with another, although some procedures may require more than one surgery. For the best possible results, many patients find that a facelift in conjunction with a neck lift, brow lift, and eyelid lift provides the optimal outcome.

How should I decide which plastic surgeon to see for my facelift?

You should always work with a board-certified plastic surgeon for any plastic surgery procedure. Our plastic surgeons are board certified and members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. For more advice, please see our page, how to choose a cosmetic surgeon.

To learn more about facelifts or other facial plastic surgery procedures please contact our office today, serving patients throughout Georgia and the southeast, including Atlanta, Marietta, Woodstock, and the surrounding areas.  Set up a facelift consultation today!

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