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Faceliftin Virginia Beach, VA

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SJ Plastic Surgery offers men and women facelift surgery in Virginia Beach. VA.

According to New Beauty Magazine, rhytidectomy surgery, also known as a facelift, is more common among forty-somethings than ever before. The board-certified doctors at SJ Plastic Surgery make sure that you never look like you needed a facelift, nor had one. Our Virginia Beach facelift at SJ Plastic Surgery can elegantly address age-related changes to achieve a beautiful, natural-looking result.

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Won’t more Botox have the same effect?

Non-surgical facial rejuvenation options such as Botox and fillers certainly serve their role. Although essential, these have no direct impact on the skin or underlying soft tissue. Because of this, when seeking facial rejuvenation, facelift surgery remains the option best suited to address lifting facial muscles.

A correctly performed facelift can turn back the clock 10-15 years without making you look fake, overly tight, pulled, or windswept. As a result, you will look like your rejuvenated self.

Is there such a thing as ‘liquid facelift”?

A liquid facelift is used to describe facial rejuvenation with non-surgical injectables, such as Botox and fillers. Hence, the term 'liquid' as the procedure uses dermal fillers and injections to achieve a lifted result. Volume loss is a critical component of aging and can be replaced by fillers. However, it is essential to note that fillers alone will not be enough if the skin is too loose, and a surgical facelift may be a better option. Please visit our non-surgical page to learn more about those particular options.

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How does a surgical facelift work?

A facelift works to address aging in both the face and neck. Typically, a small incision is made in the natural crease of your ear. This allows the facial skin and muscles (also referred to as the SMAS layer) to be gently tightened. SMAS is an acronym for Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System in the plastic surgery world. Our doctors frequently combine a facelift with fat grafting (added tiny amounts of fat in the face) to restore a youthful volume and a warm glow to the skin. Also, it is common to combine a facelift with other rejuvenating surgeries such as a brow lift or blepharoplasty (eye lift).

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The doctors at SJ Plastic Surgery in Virginia Beach approach each facelift with careful attention to detail, an understanding of facial anatomy, and listen to your concerns to help you achieve natural-looking results. Every face is unique, and any approach to rejuvenation must be highly tailored to the individual. For this reason, our doctors advise patients that no two faces are the same; hence, they employ a unique approach to each facelift patient. Also, we discuss the results of your facelift surgery at length during your consultation. It is imperative that you have a realistic expectation of your post-operative outcome.

What about thread lifts or something similar?

SJ Plastic Surgery takes great pride in providing surgical results that are consistent, natural, effective, and long-lasting, not merely selling you the latest gimmick. Unfortunately, cosmetic surgery is a field where aggressive marketing and deception abound. We have built a reputation for our honest approach and strict ethics. For all these reasons, we do not provide thread lifts.

Facelift Recovery and Results

Surgery is performed only in facilities that meet the highest safety standards. After a facelift Virginia Beach patients will go home, accompanied by a friend or relative. Facelift surgery generally is only minimally painful, and many patients do not feel the need to take more than Tylenol for relief. You will see our surgeons one to two days after surgery to remove the dressing. Stitches are taken out in the office one week after surgery. Afterward, light exercise can resume. On the whole, bruising and swelling resolve in the first two weeks. The best piece of advice our surgeons give to our Virginia Beach facelift patients is to be patient and ice, ice, ice, and more ice! Icing and sitting upright as much as a possible aid in the facelift recovery. If you wish to remain private about your surgery, we recommend waiting at least two to three weeks before any social engagements.

Schedule your Virginia Beach facelift consultation at SJ Plastic Surgery today

To learn more about facelift surgery or determine whether you are a candidate for the procedure, be sure to give SJ Plastic Surgery a call for a personalized consult. Our practice’s office is located in Virginia Beach.

FaceliftFrequently Asked Questions

This is a great question, and sometimes it can be tricky to answer. The price range for a facelift can vary greatly from patient to patient. One of the reasons it is hard to calculate a general cost for a facelift is that patients often add on ancillary procedures such as eyelid surgery, brow lift, and chemical peels. If you would like to know more about our prices, please contact us to schedule a facelift consultation. Also, you may fill out the Contact Us form at the bottom of this page, and one of our experienced team members will be in touch with you shortly!

Your facelift surgery is not covered by medical insurance. However, SJ Plastic Surgery offers payment and financing options for your convenience.

SJ Plastic Surgery in Virginia Beach & Chesapeake

At SJ Plastic Surgery, we believe in treating each patient as though they are family. Our years of training and experience in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery are at your service. Schedule a consultation today to learn more about Virginia Beach Plastic Surgery at SJ Plastic Surgery Clinic.