Facelift in Beverly Hills
Facelifts, the common term for Rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic procedure that improves signs of aging in the face. Board Certified plastic surgeon Dr. A.J. Khalil, MD performs Facelifts in Beverly Hills. Learn about Facelifts by Dr. Khalil and how you could benefit from it.
Reasons for Facelift
Facelifts are good for people who want to improve the appearance of their face. The results of facelift surgery are typically more dramatic than improvements made by Botox and other injectable facial treatments. There are several reasons why people undergo a facelift in Beverly Hills. People generally undergo facelifts with Dr. Khalil, MD because:
- Middle face sagging
- Creases below the lower eyelids
- Creases along the nose line
- Jowls creating low skin tone in the lower face
- Excess fatty deposits
The Facelift Procedure
The facelift procedure removes fat while tightening muscles just below the skin. Patients first undergo anesthesia. This is for the customer’s comfort. Then a choice of three incisions are made based on the amount of correction you desire.
- Traditional facelift
- Limited incision facelift
- Neck lift
Depending on the type will determine what part of your face is operated on. Afterwards, the incision site will be closed up.
Facelifts can improve sagging of the middle of the face. It can tighten the skin tone. Also a facelift can reduce the appearance of fat. Most importantly, it can allow you to have a more youthful appearance which is desirable later in life.
During the recovery process, a bandage will be wrapped around the face. This will minimize swelling and bruising. Tubes may be inserted to allow draining of excess fluid and blood flow. Board Certified plastic surgeon Dr. Khalil will give you instructions on how to care for the cleanliness of the incision site as well as how to maintain your health during recovery.