Chicago Oculofacial Plastic Surgery offers expertise in face and neck lifting surgery to address sagging skin in the jawline and neck that can reveal a person’s age. Our surgeons use the latest techniques and a combination of tried-and-true methods to provide comprehensive facial rejuvenation. Board-certified Oculofacial Plastic Surgeons are the best-suited specialists to perform these complex reconstructive surgeries of the face and eyelids. By combining face and neck lifting surgery with Oculofacial Plastic Surgery techniques, patients can achieve the highest quality results. If you’re interested in learning more about how we can help you rejuvenate your appearance, schedule a consultation with our team.
- 1 Before and After Photos
- 2 FAQ
- 2.1 What is a face and neck lift, and who is it suitable for?
- 2.2 How long does the surgery take, and what is the recovery time?
- 2.3 How long do the results last?
- 2.4 What are the risks involved in face and neck lift surgery?
- 2.5 What is the best age to have a face and neck lift?
- 2.6 Can a face and neck lift be combined with other procedures?
- 2.7 Will there be visible scars after the surgery?
- 2.8 Is the surgery painful?
- 2.9 When can I return to work after the surgery?
- 2.10 How can I prepare for face and neck lift surgery?
Before and After Photos
What is a face and neck lift, and who is it suitable for?
A face and neck lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure that involves lifting and tightening the skin, muscle, and tissue on the face and neck to improve the visible signs of aging. It is suitable for individuals who have sagging skin, jowls, and deep wrinkles on their face and neck.
How long does the surgery take, and what is the recovery time?
The surgery duration and recovery time can vary depending on the extent of the procedure, but typically the surgery can take 2-4 hours, and the recovery time is about 2-3 weeks.
How long do the results last?
The results can vary from person to person, but generally, they can last up to 10 years or longer.
What are the risks involved in face and neck lift surgery?
As with any surgical procedure, there are risks involved, such as bleeding, infection, nerve damage, scarring, and unfavorable aesthetic results. However, choosing a board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon with experience in these procedures can minimize the risks.
What is the best age to have a face and neck lift?
There is no specific age requirement for face and neck lift surgery, but it is generally recommended for individuals over 40 years old who have significant signs of aging on their face and neck.
Can a face and neck lift be combined with other procedures?
Yes, a face and neck lift can be combined with other procedures such as eyelid surgery or fat grafting to achieve a more comprehensive facial rejuvenation.
Will there be visible scars after the surgery?
There will be incisions made during the surgery, but a skilled oculofacial plastic surgeon will make the incisions in a way that minimizes visible scarring.
Is the surgery painful?
The procedure is performed under anesthesia, and most patients report mild to moderate discomfort during the recovery period. Pain medication can be prescribed to manage any pain or discomfort.
When can I return to work after the surgery?
Most patients can return to work after 1-2 weeks, but it can depend on the extent of the procedure and the individual’s healing process.
How can I prepare for face and neck lift surgery?
Preparing for surgery involves following the surgeon’s instructions on preoperative care, quitting smoking, and avoiding certain medications or supplements that can increase the risk of complications. It’s important to have a thorough consultation with your surgeon to discuss your goals and expectations for the procedure.