Facelift & Mini Facelift Surgery - Dr. Elan Singer - Upper East Side NYC
Rejuvenate and Look Younger with a Full or Mini FaceliftA facelift, known as a rhytidectomy, aims to produce a younger looking face and neck. During a face lift, excess skin is removed and the neck, chin and cheek areas tightened up. Surgeons will remove excess skin on the face, cheeks and neck. Wrinkles are smoothed out to hide the effects of aging.
Facelift Surgery OptionsThere are a number of different methods used by expert cosmetic and plastic surgeons when performing face lift surgery. Each cosmetic surgery company may offer different techniques. At Aurora Clinics we offer:
- The traditional full face lift
- The combined full face and neck lift
- The mini or MACS facelift
Difference between a traditional Face Lift and a Mini Facelift
The traditional full face lift results in a scar which follows the hairline. The incision starts at the temple, goes around the curve behind the ears, underneath and back up to the next ear, curves around and returns into the hair. If your jawline is also sagging, the incision may go under the chin to correct this issue. The skin is lifted, pulled back and any excess skin is trimmed away.
A mini facelift, however, typically results in minimal (or even no) scarring and can be used to correct other blemishes besides aging. There are various types of mini face lift techniques, including the MACS (Minimal Access Cranial Suspension) facelift. You can read more about these on our mini facelift page.