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As the face ages, gravity’s effects become more obvious. The earliest apparent change is loss of the cervical mental angle, the angle formed by the neck and lower jaw. As the neck skin becomes lax, it sags and gradually obliterates the youthful sharp angle.

Although many men and women may look in the mirror and find they desire a more youthful appearance, not everyone needs an extensive facelift procedure to counter the early signs of aging. We strongly encourage you to schedule a consultation with our physicians to determine the best approach for you.

These are the types of facelifts performed at Pine & River Aesthetics:

Facelift Procedure Details

What does a facelift treat?
The procedure can reduce the sagging or folds of skin on the cheeks and jawline and other changes in the shape of your face that occur with age.

Procedure Time: 2-4 hours

Recovery Time & Side Effects
According to the ASPS, it could take 30 days to recover

Lasts about 10 years

A facelift is most often performed on men and women over the age of 40. When performed by our skilled plastic surgeons, the procedure should not result in an unnatural, “pulled” look. It can help you look 5 to 10 years younger by:

Am I a Candidate for a Facelift?

People are typically good candidates for facelifts if they are experiencing sagging skin on their cheeks, jowls, and/or neck, and have excess fat around their necks. Facelifts should be avoided by people in poor health.

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