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Face Lift Houston

Face lift, also known as rhytidectomy, is used to restore a youthful appearance by removing excess skin, and repositioning sagging facial tissues, eliminating jowls and deep creases along the cheeks and mouth. Results show a younger, renewed look, but not a change in appearance. Scars are hidden along the hairline, and near the ear.

The surgical procedure takes 4 – 8 hours and is performed under general anesthetic. Swelling and bruising is most common after surgery, and a small drain is placed during surgery and removed the next morning. Patients can stay the evening in the hospital for observation. Patients typically require 1 – 2 weeks of limited activity before they can return to work, often requiring makeup application to cover bruising. Swelling will resolve after approximately 2 months. Postoperative recovery can vary among individuals.

Additional surgical risks are discussed during consultation.

To enhance the cosmetic outcome, the procedure can be combined with a brow lift, eyelid surgery, neck lift, and fat grafting.

If surgery is not for you, consider non-invasive anti-aging procedures.

Please schedule a consultation with Dr. Carpin to discuss if you are a surgical candidate, and to review the risks, benefits, alternatives, and expected outcomes of the procedure.