The ideal candidate for a facelift procedure usually comes to us because they have become frustrated by their wrinkles and fine lines. Sometimes it can be the entire face that is affected by fine lines, and wrinkles, other times it can be the upper, lower, or mid-section of the face that could use some adjusting. A facelift can help reduce the appearance of your problem area, depending on the patients’ needs. Age isn’t a defined factor for determining if you would be a good candidate for a Facelift. It depends on your goals and overall health, that helps determine if you are a good candidate for a facelift procedure.
Typically, patients who undergo facelift procedures find that it is not a very painful procedure. Patients are usually set up with a post-op appoint a day or two after their procedure to make sure they are felling okay, and to check the areas of the incision. Most patients experience and easy recovery, despite it being a long and extensive procedure. Some patients only experience a bit of swelling and bruising which usually heals within one to two weeks.