Face Lift Surgery
Face lift surgery (Rhytidectomy) can provide the most dramatic results in reducing the visible signs of aging. Face lifts are performed to counteract wrinkles, folds, deep creases, sagging skin and fat in the face as well as other signs of aging in the face and neck.
Depending on your specific problem areas, it may be possible to achieve a more youthful and refreshed look without needing a complete face lift. Neck lifts and mini-face lifts are two alternatives for people seeking improvement in the midface or neck only.
Facial fillers are sometimes referred to as liquid face lifts because of their ability to restore volume in the skin and create a more youthful appearance, without requiring surgery. Facial fillers can temporarily plump the lips, enhance the curves and contours of your face, and soften facial folds and wrinkles.
For a traditional face lift, the incisions are hidden in the hairline and around the ears. During the procedure the fat in the face is sculpted and redistributed, the muscles and deep tissues are lifted, and the excess skin is trimmed and then redraped. A second incision under the chin may be made in order to address an aging neck.
A mini face lift is a less intensive alternative to a full face lift and has a shorter recovery time. The procedure uses shorter incisions at the temples, around the ear and possibly within the lower eyelids or under the upper lip.
You will experience some swelling and bruising after a facelift. As these subside, you will have a more youthful, rejuvenated appearance.
Your Consultation with Dr. Rottman
During your consultation, Dr. Rottman will talk with you about whether you are a good candidate for a face lift, your expectations, and what to expect during and after surgery. Please contact us to schedule your appointment at either of our convenient Baltimore locations.
Before you consider the benefits of a face lift, make sure you’re working with the Baltimore area’s most skilled provider of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, which is exactly what you’ll find at the office of Dr. Steven J. Rottman, MD. Our practice is based upon a standard of ethics where the patient’s well-being is of primary importance, and all procedures performed are truly in the best interest of the patient, and conducive to helping achieve the desired outcome. Too often, women choose to have face lifts as early as their late 30′s, creating a need for future procedures down the road, and actually causing both unwanted physical and aesthetic damage to the skin.
That’s why we provide a number of alternatives to the traditional, ensuring each patient receives a customized procedure that’s perfect for his or her age, skin type, and unique aesthetic needs. For those just starting to see the first signs of aging, injectable treatments, brow and forehead lifts, and even mini-facelifts are far more likely to get beautiful, visible results with less trauma to the skin, and shorter recovery times.
Of course, for some patients, the traditional face lift is the best option, and can literally take years off of the appearance of sagging skin, wrinkles, and unwanted folds that easily age a person. For the benefits of a well-performed, custom-designed face lift, there’s no better choice than a visit to Dr. Steven J. Rottman, MD. With years of experience in the field, a compassionate and personal manner, and an eye for the beautiful and well-proportioned, you’ll have the younger and more vibrant look you desire in no time. Call today for a free consultation, and see how easy it is to bring out the ideal you.