For A More Fabulous Face And Neck: Best Facelift Options

Plastic surgery procedures for facial rejuvenation aim to reverse the signs of aging by eliminating jowls, refining the jawline, smoothing face and neck skin, and restoring more youthful contours. The newest and most effective surgical approaches involve a combination of techniques that produce natural results, maintaining each patient’s unique beauty while restoring a younger appearance to their face and neck.

The following aesthetic procedures for rejuvenation of the face and neck in women and men include fat injections to address volume loss as well as various types of face and neck lifts to improve overall facial contour and remove excess skin. They may be performed separately or in a “mix and match” fashion in order to address each patient’s particular concerns:

  • fat injections: minimally invasive, all-natural procedure restores youthful curves and contours of the face by obtaining fat from elsewhere in a patient’s body and injecting their own stem-cell rich fat into areas of the face that have lost volume or shape due to aging
    • targets:
      • flattening of cheeks
      • pronounced laugh lines
      • deep wrinkles and depressions in the face
    • advantages:
      • no scars
      • quickest recovery
      • long lasting results
      • skin rejuvenation due to stem cells in the fat
  • midface lift: short scar facelift procedure focuses on the central area of the face, by repositioning sagging tissues and removing loose skin
    • targets:
      • excess skin and wrinkles in middle of the face
      • sagging soft tissue
    • advantages:
      • limited incision
      • short recovery
      • immediate, long lasting results
  • lower facelift: short scar facelift procedure designed to improve inferior aspect of the face and chisel the jawline
    • targets:
      • excess skin and wrinkles in lower face
      • jowls
      • undefined jawline
    • advantages:
      • limited incision
      • short recovery
      • immediate, long lasting results
  • full facelift: combines both the midface lift and lower facelift approaches for a more all-encompassing approach to rejuvenate the entire face in men and women
    • targets:
      • wrinkles and loose skin on entire face
      • sagging facial soft tissues
      • jowls
      • undefined jawline
    • advantages:
      • rejuvenation of total face
      • quick recovery
      • immediate, long lasting results
  • neck microsuction: limited incision neck rejuvenation approach to remove fat from under the chin, refine the jawline, and tighten neck skin
    • targets:
      • submental fat
      • mild skin excess in the neck
    • advantages:
      • imperceptible scars
      • shortest recovery
      • immediate results that improve over time
  • neck lift: cosmetic surgery procedure to tighten neck skin and muscle for more youthful neck appearance and defined jawline in women and in men
    • targets:
      • heavy neck with excess fat
      • moderate to significant excess neck skin, including “turkey gobbler”
      • loose platysma muscle bands
    • advantages:
      • complete neck rejuvenation
      • immediate, long lasting results
  • additional procedures: complementary aesthetic surgery facial procedures may be performed concurrently with any of the above cosmetic surgeries to boost the overall appearance of the face, including:

Given the many different modern techniques plastic surgeons currently have for facial rejuvenation, patients can obtain results that will address all their concerns. For best results, make sure to choose a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery, and is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Dr. Olivia Hutchinson is a board certified female plastic surgeon in NYC with advanced specialized fellowship training in aesthetic plastic surgery. Her private practice on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is dedicated to cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body using the shortest scars and newest techniques to produce beautiful, natural results. Our office boasts a fully AAAASF certified Operating Room for the safety, privacy, and comfort of our patients. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Hutchinson, please contact us or call us at (212) 452-1400.

Posted in: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery NYC, Face, Facelift, Facial Creases, Lines and Wrinkles, Fat Grafts - Fat Injections, Manhattan Plastic Surgeon, Neck Lifts, New York City Plastic Surgeon, Plastic Surgery for Men, Plastic Surgery in Older Patients

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