FaceliftFacelift is a surgical procedure that helps to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck area. The process involves:
- Removing excess skin
- Tightening the underlying muscles and tissues
- Re-draping the skin over the face and neck to give a more youthful, refreshed appearance
Mini FaceliftThe significant benefit of the mini facelift means the downtime of a complete facelift can be avoided while still achieving similar results. The mini facelift is the best way to deal with sagging cheek fat pads, sagging muscles, and skin.
SMAS FaceliftFacelift surgery does not simply involve pulling back and tightening the skin. SMAS layer is a name for the underlying structure that is the key structure involved in lasting results facelift surgery. The SMAS layer is often what is undertaken to achieve elevation and correction of the jowls. This has the effect of producing a defined jawline.
Once the SMAS muscle is tightened and the desired contour achieved, the excess amount of overlying skin is removed. This is in effect a tailoring procedure.