Are facelifts performed at a doctor’s office or a hospital?

Typically speaking, would a full facelift require a hospital visit and an overnight stay, or do most surgeons perform the procedure at their own office?

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 Most physicians perform this procedure in an outpatient surgery center or in an office-based surgery suite. They

I've performed almost all my Facelifts under local anesthesia in my office without any problems. It depends on the comfort level and experience of the doctor

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Most plastic surgeons perform a facelift in the office operating room. But age and health status along with medical clearance are determining factors in deciding the venue( office vs hospital). If performed in the office setting make sure that the operating room is certified.

A facelift is generally performed at an outpatient surgical center.  Some physicians have an accredited outpatient center in their office.  Most commonly my facelift patients are able to go home the day of surgery, though some may request or require an overnight stay.