A face lift, sometimes referred to as a Rhytidectomy, is used to reduce the excess skin on your face. You may be a candidate for this procedure if you have the appearance of jowls and deep creases between the base of the nose and the corners of the mouth. Other signs of needing this procedure are if you think you have a tired facial appearance, or if you believe you have developed facial and neck wrinkles. Dr. Malek believes in making you have a more youthful, natural appearance, one that would lead people to believe that you are aging beautifully, not that you have had plastic surgery.
Both men and women who wish to achieve a younger, fresher looking face can benefit from becoming Scottsdale facelift surgery patients. Face lifts can help reverse the common signs of aging such as wrinkles, creases, fine lines and sagging skin.
The face lift procedure is a group of procedures designed to readjust the skin, fatty tissue and muscles of the face to create a smoother, tighter, more youthful appearance. This procedure will improve the skin around your eyes, on your forehead, and cheeks. Liposuction may be recommended to be used in conjunction with the face lift, as needed. In addition, a neck lift procedure is often opted for to finish the overall youthful restoration in the most natural-looking way.
During your consultation Dr. Malek will evaluate your anatomical features and outline a thoughtful plan to restore natural support and contours to your cheeks, jawline and neck. He utilizes a host of surgical interventions to address different patient’s needs, always choosing the least invasive yet most effective procedure to restore a rested and youthful appearance. Some non-invasive techniques could be utilized in some patients thereby decreasing expense and down-time. You will be able to thoroughly review all options with Dr. Malek and his staff.
We require all patients who have a facelift to stay one night at the Surgery Recovery Center. You will go home with your head and neck wrapped in dressings, which are usually removed a few days after the surgery. There is minimal discomfort with this procedure which is controlled with pain medications. Aesthetically, your recovery will be longer than your discomfort. The discomfort usually lasts 2-3 days. Your surgical result is evident in 2-3 weeks with bruising and swelling disappearing by the third week.