Facelifts are very individualized procedures. In your initial consultation, your surgeon will evaluate your face, including the skin and underlying bone, and discuss your goals for the surgery. A facelift may be performed in a surgeon’s office-based facility, an outpatient surgery center, or a hospital. Most facelifts are done under anesthesia.
During your surgery, your skilled surgeon will meticulously work to remove excess fat, tighten underlying muscles, and redrape the skin of your face and neck. Facelifts usually take several hours and may be done on an outpatient basis. A facelift can be done alone or in conjunction with other procedures such as a forehead lift, eyelid surgery, or nose reshaping.