The Steps of a Facelift
Deciding if a Facelift is Right For You
As we stated above, at our practice in Toronto, facelift surgery is an excellent option for both men and women who are bothered by the aged appearance of their face. Individuals with sagging and loose facial skin and noticeable folds and creases on their face can benefit from a facelift. Facelift surgery is an excellent option for people with:
- Sagging cheeks
- Loose skin around the jawline
- Noticeable folds around the neck
- Noticeable wrinkles around the mouth and nose
How a facelift is performed?
During a traditional facelift procedure, incisions are made around the ears in well-hidden creases and extend into the hairline. This allows us to lift, tighten, and sculpt deep tissues of the lower face to produce a younger-looking appearance with firmer and smoother skin.
The incisions for a lower facelift are made behind the ear to help conceal any post-surgical marks and provide more a natural-looking result. Any excess fat along the lower face is carefully removed. The underlying facial muscles are tightened and repositioned and the facial skin is carefully lifted and tightened to give the face a more youthful appearance.
Our experienced plastic surgeons perform facelift procedures using local and intravenous sedation, or general anesthesia. All surgeries are different and vary based on patient needs, but typically a facelift procedure takes between three and four hours to complete.
At Avenue Plastic Surgery, we also offer a lower facelift, also known as a mini-lift, for patients that have aesthetic concerns concentrated around the lower third of their face. Bothe a facelift and lower facelift can be combined with other facial rejuvenation procedures like a brow lift or neck lift.
After your Toronto facelift surgery, you can expect your recovery time to last approximately 1-2 weeks. Following the surgical procedure, the treated areas will be dressed to protect and promote healing. We’ll provide you with a prescription for medication to help manage any discomfort that you may experience. Facelift patients typically stay overnight and ice packs can be applied for comfort within that initial 24-hour period as well. You should expect to see some swelling and bruising, which can appear dramatic but is quite expected and temporary. We recommend that patients have a couple of weeks set aside from regular work and activities so they can relax and recover in comfort at home. After this time, the majority of swelling and bruising will have resolved. You’ll see your plastic surgeon again within the first week of your recovery for a follow-up assessment.
How Much Does a Facelift Cost in Toronto?
A facelift is a highly personalized procedure. The cost of your Toronto facelift will vary based on the type of facelift performed along with other factors. The average cost of a facelift at Avenue Plastic Surgery is around $17,000. Financing options are available that can help make the payment process more manageable for our patients.
Schedule a consultation today
Dr. Golger and Dr. Romy are widely considered by their patients to offer the best facelift Toronto residents can depend on. During your consultation and throughout your planning, our enhancement team will review with you the risks of complications related to a facelift procedure. They can also take the time to address any questions or concerns you may have about the procedure.
At Avenue Plastic Surgery, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the personalized care and natural-looking results they are looking for. Contact our office in Toronto or Whitby today to schedule a consultation for your facelift.
Dr. Golger and his team were terrific. I would highly recommend him. Im so happy with my results. Thank you!
Individual results may vary