The decision to undergo facelift surgery is not always an easy one. You want to rejuvenate your facial appearance and turn back the clock, and you’ve been told surgery is one of the most effective method for achieving your desired look. Since you are investing a lot into this cosmetic enhancement, you may wonder: how long can I expect my results to last? This is a common question among facelift patients–one that our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Neil J. Zemmel, will spend the time to discuss with you during your consultation.
The truth is there are several factors that can influence the longevity of your facelift results. The purpose of the surgery is to restore your face to a more youthful aesthetic, but it is important to remember that you will still age after your surgery. Such factors as smoking, sun exposure, fluctuations in weight, skin care, and genetics can all play a major role in the rate at which you age. However, facelift surgery you to age more gracefully. Your facelift will establish a new baseline or set-point from which you will continue along the aging process.
To help you get the most out of your facelift procedure, Dr. Zemmel will tailor your surgery according to your unique facial features and aesthetic goals. He utilizes advanced surgical techniques with the utmost precision to improve your aging concerns at their deepest level. Although the longevity of facelift results will vary according to the individual, the specifics of their surgery, and their lifestyle, many individuals continue to see their enhanced look for as long as seven to ten years.
For a more personalized look at what facelift surgery can do for you, please contact Richmond Aesthetic Surgery to schedule your consultation.