All About Facelifts

As you age your skin undergoes changes, some of these changes include wrinkles. A Facelift (or Rhytidectomy) is a surgical procedure that improves the visible signs of aging in the face and neck. A facelift surgery lifts up the skin and deeper tissues/muscles to make the face tighter and smoother. A facelift use to only lift and tighten the skin, today’s facelift can do more by repositioning muscle, skin and fat. However, a facelift will not change your appearance and cannot stop the aging process.

It’s important to take note that before getting a facelift you are:
• In good general health
• Have realistic expectations
• You are not a smoker

A facelift recovery time is usually one week but you can begin activities the day after the surgery. If you are looking for best results, you may need additional procedures. Many patients are extremely satisfied with the results of their facelift. They feel that they have a more youthful appearance. The approximate results of a facelift are ten years.

Once you’ve selected a surgeon in Calgary, it’s time for a facelift consultation.