Benefits of having a Facelift

A facelift rejuvenates the lower third of the face by erasing many of the undesirable facial signs of aging. The benefits of a facelift include:

  • Lifts and removes loose, sagging skin around the neck and jowls.
  • Tightens loose, inelastic facial muscles.
  • Smoothes out deep wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Defines your facial contour, leading to an improved facial profile.

As we age, our facial skin begins to sag, pooling around the jowls, chin, cheeks and neck. A facelift restores a youthful, refreshed appearance by addressing this age-related sagginess.

Unlike a brow lift, a facelift does not typically improve sagging forehead skin and a brow drooping over the eyes. Also, a facelift does not remove bags of fat from beneath the eyes or sagging eyelids, which may be better addressed with eyelid surgery.

A facelift provides results for a decade or longer, and one recent study has shown that a facelift can make you look seven or more years younger than your actual age. A facelift can also be combined with the above mentioned procedures, as well as with facial injectables, to achieve optimum aesthetic results.

If you live in Knoxville, Sevierville or Knox County, Tennessee and would like to learn more about the benefits of a facelift, please contact board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Dean Kleto to schedule a consultation.


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