A Facelift is a surgical procedure designed to restore youth and beauty to the face. When it is performed by a surgeon who does it with skill, that youthful appearance is created without the tell-tale evidence of surgery.
“One shows his finesse as a surgeon when performing a Facelift” says Dr Rastogi. “It’s all about meticulous attention to detail.”
The aim is to produce a youthful tone to the skin and a youthful appearance to the neck, jaw line, cheeks and eye area, in such a natural way that one has no inkling that surgery has been involved.
As we progress through the years, loss of collagen and elastin from the skin, muscles and fat pads of our face (aided by gravity) cause our face to sag. This process is accelerated in Australia because of the very destructive and ageing effect of our harsh sun. Other factors such as smoking, alcohol, weight loss, stress and genetics also play their part.
Cosmetic injections such as anti-wrinkle treatments and dermal fillers are a very effective way to remove lines and wrinkles and treat the early appearance of facial sag. However, once the skin of the neck loosens and the jowls start to become a problem, it is time to consider a Facelift.