08 Mar

What Is the Best Age for a Facelift?

The facelift, which is also called rhytidectomy, is a longstanding plastic surgery procedure. Effective and reliable, a facelift will give you a more youthful appearance by reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, folds, and sagging skin. 

If you’re thinking about getting a facelift, timing is an important factor to consider. While a facelift will reverse current signs of aging, it won’t prevent future skin aging, so it’s important to time your facelift for the maximum benefit.

The Right Age To Get a Facelift

For most, the right age to get a facelift is in the 40s, 50s, or 60s. At this point, signs of aging typically become visible and start to diminish people’s youthful appearance. At this point, the facelift procedure can take years off of the face, visibly rejuvenating it.

While the results of a facelift are permanent, your appearance may still change in the future due to aging and gravity. If you previously had a facelift and want to eliminate new signs of aging, we can perform additional treatments, such as cosmetic injections or a brow lift, to restore your youthful look. 

The Results of a Facelift

The facelift procedure enhances the appearance of the face by removing excess skin and fat. By removing extra tissue, the skin can be tightened for a more lifted look. In the procedure, the remaining tissue is lifted to smooth out lines and wrinkles, reduce sagging skin, and improve the appearance of deep folds. 

Facelifts are customized according to each patient’s individual needs. The procedure can be done on the lower or middle portion of the face to achieve your cosmetic goals. 

If you notice signs of aging when you look in the mirror, it may be the right time to schedule a facelift. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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