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Rhytidectomy, a surgical procedure commonly known as a facelift, involves the removal of excess facial fat, the tightening of facial muscles, and the stretching of facial skin to approximate a smoother, firmer facial appearance. The procedure takes place on either the face, neck, or both.
Depending on the area of the face or neck where the "lift" is to take place, the surgeon will separate the skin from the fat and muscle. The fat is then removed and the skin is pulled back into place with any excess removed.
Who are candidates for facelift?
The best candidates for a facelift are those whose face and/or neck have begun to sag, but whose skin still has some elasticity. The procedure also works best on persons whose bone structure is strong and well-defined.
Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Clinic provides several treatments and procedures to help you look your best. Our board-certified plastic surgeons make us a premier choice for cosmetic surgery needs. We specialize in cosmetic procedures for the breast, face, body, mommy makeovers and botox and fillers.
Facelift Rhytidectomy, or facelift, involves the surgical removal of excess fat, the tightening of muscles, and the stretching of skin to alter facial appearance. faceliftface liftfacelift surgeryfacial surgery