One of the most requested procedures is the facelift. Sagging or drooping face and neck, double chin, wrinkled necks, jowls, marionette lines, and neck bands are all signs of aging, and are created by gravity, time, heredity, health, and personal habits like sun tanning and smoking. Patients are evaluated and a treatment plan is created individually to improve their specific concerns in an extensive personal consultation with
has developed a facelift technique, including liposuction, that truly provides a natural, unoperated appearance with less bruising and a shorter recuperation time. ’s surgical techniques preserve the hairline, allowing you to wear your hair pulled back
or up without exposing incision lines, thus eliminating the sequela common to facelifts. He uses the hair sparing incision, which prevents the loss of temple/sideburn hair and the hair behind the ears on the neck. It also does not change the shape or position of the ear or ear lobe, and hides all scars so they are not visible. The operation lifts the deep muscle-fibrous layers of the face and neck and repositions and secures them. There is no pulling or stretching of the skin.
is the author of many publications on face-lifting including the chapter “Facelift Incision” in the text
Facial Plastic Surgery.
Surgery is performed as an outpatient. There are no drains, no dressings or bandages, and there is no pain – 80% of patients never take any pain medication except Tylenol®. Patients generally look and feel good within a week, many can go out with their friends in 7-10 days.