5 Surprising Benefits of a Facelift


Cosmetic surgery has advanced significantly in recent years, from less invasive procedures to outcomes that look more natural and last longer. Plastic surgery is sometimes only considered for its aesthetic advantages. The facelift accomplishes far more than other operations, even though many try to enhance a person's appearance. It is among the most frequently requested cosmetic procedures worldwide.

Unknown to many, plastic surgery operations provide several health advantages. But despite these benefits, negative stereotypes about this procedure frequently spring to mind. By understanding this procedure better, you may decide to have it yourself. 


What Is a Facelift?

A facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic operation that reduces the neck's and face's outward aging indications. Lower face and neck lift is another name for a facelift. Are you aware that it has no effect from the cheeks up?

Most surgeons believe that a facelift is the most thorough rejuvenation operation for treating many age indications on the following:

  • Neck.
  • Jawline.
  • And lower face. 

Despite this, facelifts are frequently linked to drawn-out recovery times, uncomfortable settings, and poor outcomes.


What Are the Benefits?

·      Minimally Invasive

Modern technology has allowed plastic surgeons to develop less invasive facelift procedures. The procedure has been rendered less invasive by creating smaller incisions into the skin. Additionally, they use superior methods to tighten the skin, contributing to quicker recovery.

  • Addresses Multiple Aging Signs

Numerous processes may cause your skin's quality to deteriorate over time. Some of these include the loss of facial fat and dermal tissue thinning. Aging, gravity, sun exposure, tobacco use, inheritance, and stress may be the causes of these alterations.

Current facelift operations aim to reverse numerous aging effects that have developed over time. This is accomplished by removing extra skin and tightening the underlying muscles and tissues. Doctors then redrape the skin to provide the face and neck a smoother, more taut appearance.

  • Contours Your Jawline and Neck

As you age, facial fat loss, gravity, and skin elasticity conspire to pull your skin downward. These changes and effects frequently result in drooping skin on the face. Loose skin often hangs off the neck and jaw, creating jowls or an ugly double chin. A facelift can reshape a strong jawline by eliminating the extra skin and fatty deposits in these regions.

  • Possibility of Combining With Other Procedures

Due to the length of recovery and the complexity of some cosmetic procedures, they must be performed independently. But when it comes to getting a facelift, this is not true. If you like, you can have additional cosmetic operations performed on your face simultaneously. This cuts down the period you need to recover. Discuss the procedures you wish to have done with your surgeon to see if these can all be done in a single session.

  • Look Natural

The age of facelift outcomes that appear windswept or blatantly overdone is long gone. The focus of cosmetic surgery techniques has evolved from simply tightening the extra skin on your face to manipulating underlying tissue to provide a more natural look.

For more on the surprising benefits of a facelift, visit Kenneth Bermudez, MD, at our office in San Francisco, California. Call (415) 712-1800 to book an appointment today.