Facelift Surgery | Rhytidectomy Detroit, MI

Is a Facelift Right for You?

Today more and more women and men are considering a facelift to help restore their face to a more youthful appearance. No longer do you have to worry about having a “plastic” or pulled look that was one of the concerns of the facelifts of old. In fact, at Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Laser Center our facelift patients tell us that their family and friends say they look like themselves, just more youthful, refreshed and more vibrant!

A facelift restores a more pleasing contour to your face and neck. A facelift can be done alone, or in conjunction with other procedures such as a forehead lift, eyelid surgery, or nose reshaping. Ask Dr. Hardaway and the cosmetic specialists at Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Laser Center about the facelift procedure that is right for you.

Are You a Facelift Candidate?

If you are a woman or man whose face and neck have started to sag you may be a good candidate. Dr. Hardaway can assess your skin’s elasticity and help you determine the appropriate procedure. Remember, facelifts have been successfully performed on patients as young as 40 years old and as old as 80 years old.

What is a Facelift?

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The Facelift operation elevates and redrapes the facial skin and underlying musculature to eliminate laxity and sagging. The operation can be designed to correct problems in the neck, under the jaw and/or chin and in the cheeks. It is sometimes referred to as the cheek and neck lift.

As individuals age, there is a change in the skin just as there are changes in all other parts of the body. Fatty tissue tends to decrease in volume and in density causing the skin to sag and hang loosely. There are also changes in the bony facial structure that, when combined with changes in muscular action and the effects of gravity, leads to more prominent skin folds. These changes are greatest under the chin, in the upper neck and at the skin folds near the corner of the mouth.

Your Facelift Consultation

During your consultation, Dr. Hardaway she will thoroughly discuss both external enhancements and internal structural corrections that will result from Facelift.

Remember, this is an investment in you and you deserve the best.

Facelift Glossary

The following definitions have been added to michellehardawaymd.com in order to help you better understand our procedures and treatments. Please contact us today you have any questions and/or to schedule you confidential consultation.

Plastic Surgery
An operation that restores or improves the appearance of body structures.

Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; “he is young for his age.”

Vigorous and animated; “a vibrant group that challenged the system”; “a charming and vivacious hostess”; “a vivacious folk dance”

The front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear;

The part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body; “he admired her long graceful neck”

A non-surgical vacuuming technique developed in France. It is commonly described as a “vacuum with rollers”. No fat is removed and you should not lose any weight as a result of endodermologie alone. Endodermologie is a non-invasive procedures that gently pulls on the surface of the skin. The vacuum likely pulls on the tethers and loosens or stretches them.

Plastic surgery (Also called aesthetic plastic surgery.) – one type of plastic surgery performed to repair or reshape otherwise normal structures of the body, primarily to improve the patient’s appearance and self-esteem.

Are doctors who have extra qualifications in one or more clinical areas of practice. Some examples of specialists are gynecologists, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons and neurosurgeons.

Someone who is considered for something

Planned activity involving many people performing various actions

Muscular structure: the muscular system of an organism

Containing or composed of fat; “fatty food”; “fat tissue”

Part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; “the gas expanded to twice its original volume”

Concentration: the spatial property of being crowded together

Outstanding: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

A natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; “your skin is the largest organ of your body”

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