People go to great lengths to delay and reverse the effects of aging. There are many signs of aging that manifest themselves on the face, including age lines, wrinkles, creases, and folds. A facelift is a procedure that can drastically improve the appearance of wrinkles and delay the effects of aging. There are many benefits to getting a facelift.

When Should You Consider a Facelift?

There are many factors that can contribute to the loss of that youthful appearance. Some of these factors include aging, environmental and hereditary conditions, and stress. A lot of people avoid going to social gatherings and networking events because they’re self-conscious about their appearance.

The facelift can help to restore the youthfulness to your face. Many patients look up to 10 years younger! Because a youthful appearance is something that evades us quickly, patients can start considering a facelift as soon as they notice the first signs of aging.

There are numerous signs of aging. You may start noticing a loss of tone in the lower half of your face. Creases and folds may start making an appearance along the sides of the nose and below your eyelids. Sagging skin and drooping fat may appear along the middle section of your face. You may also start experiencing a loss of volume in your cheeks. A facelift can address all these issues with ease.

What Does the Facelift Procedure Entail?

At the start of the facelift, anesthesia is used to ensure that you are comfortable for the duration of the procedure. The facelift makes use of incisions that begin at your hairline, extend around your ear, and move towards your lower scalp.

Dr. Wallace will sculpt the fat around your face and reposition it to make it look more presentable. He will excise any additional skin and pull the remaining skin tighter to give you a more toned and youthful appearance. He will close the incisions with sutures.

In order to have a recovery process that is free of complications and as short as possible, you’ll need to follow our post-surgical care directions closely. You’ll need to stay home from work for a time, and there will be temporary post-surgical bruising and swelling.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Facelift?

If you’ve started to notice signs of aging in the form of wrinkles, creases, folds, and loss of volume, this procedure is worth considering. You should be in good overall health and have realistic expectations from the procedure.

Your Facelift Consultation with Dr. Wallace

Before your facelift, you will need to have a detailed talk with Dr. Charles Wallace, a skilled board-certified plastic surgeon, regarding the procedure. He will make sure that you completely understand the steps of the facelift procedure, along with the steps you’ll need to take during recovery.

You can ask Dr. Wallace any and all questions you may have until you’re clear on all the details of the surgery. He will perform an examination, take down your medical history, and come up with a surgical plan that is comfortable for the both of you.

To arrange your helpful consultation with Dr. Wallace, contact our office today and set up an appointment.