Facelift Questions & Answers

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Are there ways to have a facelift without having long scars on your forehead or near your ears? I’ve seen some before and after photos that make me not want to have one, mostly because I just don’t want to have visible...
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I had a facelift last year and I wasn’t particularly happy with the results. I was hoping for something more natural looking, but it’s obvious I had work done. One of the other things that I’m disappointed with are the...
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As a 51 year old woman who is always looking for ways to improve my appearance, I’ve been hearing a lot about microcurrent facials. From what I’ve read, they’re virtually painless and are supposed to help with wrinkles...
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As a woman who hasn’t had any previous procedures I’m new to the world of cosmetic surgery. Overall I am pleased with the way I look but I have the typical sagging jowls and lines on the side of my mouth that make me l...
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I have a big social event coming up in about 10 months and want to make sure that I time out my facelift correctly. How long does the swelling and numbness usually persist after the procedure? Is there any else that ha...
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I'm in my mid 40s and want to know if having a facelift before menopause, is a good idea. I don't want to go through surgery twice, and it sounds like a lot of doctors recommend waiting until after menopause since your...
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Basically, I've begun to feel that it's really time to get a facelift. I'm not happy with how my skin is aging but I'm also not that old yet. I just wonder if there's a better time to have a facelift - the real thing, ...
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I don't wanna brag but I think I look pretty good for my age (I just turned 50 this month), except for my jowls which, unfortunately, betray the signs of aging. Solving this would be excellent! What chance do I ...
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What can be done to treat the issue of hair loss after a facelift? I know my hairline and my ears will be incised which MUST affect the hair follicles, maybe kill some off, but in my case - which would be a full-on fac...
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I turn 40 in a little under two months. People have always told me I look older than my age, which I didn't mind when I was 16 but mind a lot now. The women in my family don't age so well when it comes to our faces. I h...
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Can someone please explain for me exactly what a "one stitch lift" or "one stitch facelift" is? Could anyone get this facelift? What qualities would I need to possess in order to qualify (for example: age, race, skin-t...
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I find it difficult to understand what each of these procedures entails. Can someone explain it to me? I will be grateful for any help you can provide.
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Could someone please confirm for me whether or not there is such a thing as a Weekend Facelift and, if there is, what is it? It sounds very promising.
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How do Nova Threads differ from other types of threads? Do threads typically deliver the results your patients expect, or are they just a gimmick?
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Hi! Maybe you can help me on this. I want to fix my already saggy jowls, together with my fleshy neck, and I wonder if a facelift will make my face look very fake and artificially stretched. Can I hope for a natural lo...
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I've heard mixed opinions about this procedure, but I didn't understand what if referred to. Is a one-hour facelift really a facelift or is just a non-surgical treatment using lasers and other machines? Is it done in o...
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My doctor told me that muscle weakness of the face is something rather common, especially for a woman of my age (48). She told me I suffer from decreased facial expression and eyelid drooping and recommended a facelift...
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I'm just learning about facelift tape for the first time and, not surprisingly, I am very excited at this prospect. I have so many questions but first and foremost I'm curious to know what cosmetic surgeons think about...
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I've watched videos with doctors drawing blood from a woman's arm and injecting the Platelet-Rich Plasma into the areas of her face where the collagen is scarce. Does PRP act as any other injectable? What happens when i...
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I've been reading on the internet about a new facelift method called SMAS. What does this term mean, what does the procedure consist of, and what are the advantages of this method?
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I want to do a Facelift, but I do not want to pay a lot for a procedure that does not have a guarantee of coming out flawlessly. I obviously cannot afford the best surgeon, but I would really like to know how much does ...
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Do instant face-lift serums actually work at all? Or are they just a gimmick? My dermatologist tried selling me Neocutis, which supposedly contains stem cells from a baby that died many years ago? Is this serum worth th...
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I've been dieting for the last 2 years but without a whole lot of success. I'm 52yo, 5'3" and weight 154 lbs. Exercising is my biggest nightmare. I'm unable to keep up with any sports program. Despite this, I'm willing ...
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Is the preferred incision location for a facelift still in front of the ears or behind the ears? It seems like behind the ear is the best option because it's hidden behind your ear. Is there a reason to pick one incisio...
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My theory behind why facelift's get a bad wrap is that everyone notices and points out the bad in someone, however when it is something good nobody can notice. For example, there are a bunch of celebrities that blatantl...
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