Before & After

Your Facelift in Bucks County & Doylestown

Facelift surgery is a cosmetic procedure that reduces signs of aging in the neck and lower face. A wide variety of techniques exist in facial plastic surgery, but the general goals are very similar in each case. However, no two surgeons will give you identical results. For a gratifying improvement, see a qualified surgeon for your facelift. Aesthetic goals of facelift surgery include moderate tightening of facial tissues and removal of excess fat and skin.

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Who is a Candidate for a facelift? 

In most cases, the ideal facelift patient is around 40 years or older, but this procedure can be performed on patients of just about any age. If you’re in good health and don’t smoke, you’re likely an ideal candidate. We recommend that you notify Dr. Rosen if you have high blood pressure, a history of problems with blood clotting, or a tendency to form prominent scars.

If this sounds like you, you’re likely a great candidate for a facelift in Bucks County if you’re dealing with:

  • Drooping jowls
  • Deep facial creases or folds
  • Loose, excess skin on the face and neck
  • Fat deposits around the lower face and neck

What Are The Benefits of a Facelift

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a transformative surgical procedure renowned for its ability to deliver a comprehensive and long-lasting solution to the signs of aging. The benefits of a facelift include:

  • Sagging Skin Correction: The procedure effectively addresses sagging skin, particularly in the lower face and neck, by tightening and repositioning facial muscles and tissues.
  • Wrinkle Reduction: Deep wrinkles and fine lines are significantly diminished as a result of the facelift, providing a smoother and more youthful facial appearance.
  • Enhanced Facial Contour: By strategically lifting and tightening facial muscles, a facelift contributes to a more defined jawline and improved neck contour, reducing the appearance of jowls.
  • Lasting Results: The outcomes of a facelift are enduring, offering individuals the prospect of enjoying their revitalized appearance for many years.
  • Increased Confidence: Beyond physical changes, a facelift often brings about a boost in self-confidence, allowing individuals to present a refreshed and natural look to the world.

How the Facelift Procedure is Performed

A facelift in Bucks County is typically an outpatient procedure that requires about two to three hours of operating time. Local anesthesia is a common choice for cosmetic surgeons, but general anesthesia is also an option if you think that might be the best choice for you.

During your consultation, Dr. Rosen will walk you through the details of your procedure. Facelift incisions are placed near the temple and follow the natural contour of your skin, traveling in front of the ear toward the neck. Dr. Rosen separates the skin from the fat and muscle, before tightening the underlying tissues and lifting the skin, then trimming and redraping it, to produce an improved facial contour. Special sutures will be placed to fixate the layers of tissue and close the surgical incisions.

Post-surgery, patients can expect a recovery period during which swelling and bruising gradually subside. Following the surgeon's postoperative care instructions is crucial for optimal healing. While individual experiences may vary, the transformative effects of a facelift become apparent as the swelling diminishes, revealing a revitalized and more youthful facial contour. A well-executed facelift, in the hands of a skilled surgeon, can offer long-lasting results, contributing to increased self-confidence and a refreshed overall appearance.

Facelift FAQs:

Take a look at some of the most common questions we tend to see before a facelift procedure. If you still have a question, and you don’t see it answered here, reach out and set up your consultation with Dr. Rosen, and he’ll answer any questions you might have!

Will I have major scarring?

While this procedure does leave some scarring behind, Dr. Rosen does everything possible to make sure your scars will not only be tough to spot once they’ve healed fully, but placed in a position that makes them easily hidden from the casual observer.

Do you offer non-surgical alternatives?

We do, indeed! Take a look at some of our non-surgical options, do learn more about how injectable treatments like dermal fillers and wrinkle relaxers can mimic the results of a facelift with Dr. Doshi.

How much does a facelift cost?

Unfortunately, your insurance carrier likely won’t cover a facelift procedure, as it’s considered elective in nature. Since the cost for this procedure varies based on the details of your specific surgery, we’ll be able to give you a specific cost breakdown after your consultation, once we’ve worked out your treatment plans. We’ll also talk you through financing options, to make the procedure more affordable.

Preparing for Your Facelift Procedure

Before the day of your surgery, we’ll set up a series of pre-operative consultations, which will give Dr. Rosen a chance to learn everything he can about your goals and the specifics of your treatment. You’ll come up with your treatment plan together, and he’ll walk you through just about everything you’ll want to know, both about your procedure itself and about the recovery period that will follow it. We’re here to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible, so don’t hesitate to ask us any questions you might have during your consultation!

What to Expect During Recovery from a Facelift

Although it may vary with different techniques, the average recovery period after a facelift with Dr. Rosen is between two and three weeks. After your surgery, a bandage will be wrapped around your face to minimize swelling. You’ll deal with a normal amount of numbness, swelling, and bruising is normal, and you’ll need to keep your head elevated during the initial recovery period. After your facelift in Bucks County, your stitches will be removed during the first week, and you can plan to relax and get plenty of rest during your recovery. 

Are There Any Risks With A Facelift?

While our facelift in Bucks County is generally regarded as a safe and effective cosmetic procedure, it does come with potential risks. Infection is a rare complication, but it can occur, and adherence to postoperative care guidelines is crucial to minimize this risk. Scarring is inevitable, though efforts are made to minimize its visibility by strategic incision placement.

Hematoma, or the formation of a blood clot under the skin, is a risk that can be mitigated by following pre and postoperative care instructions. Nerve damage is a rare occurrence but may lead to temporary numbness. Additionally, there are risks associated with anesthesia, although complications are infrequent. Choosing an experienced and qualified surgeon, open communication about medical history, and a clear understanding of potential risks and benefits are essential for individuals considering a facelift. Adhering to postoperative care instructions and maintaining realistic expectations contribute to a safer facelift experience.

Your Facelift Consultation with Dr. Rosen

At Rosen Cosmetic Surgery, we understand that the journey to cosmetic beauty is never the same for any two patients. This is why we’ll work closely with you to learn about your unique physical characteristics, as well as the personal cosmetic goals that brought you through our doors, to begin with.

We’ll work closely with you to develop a surgical plan that brings you in line with your ideal cosmetic results, so you can move through life absolutely loving the way you look, every single day. Reach out and set up your consultation today, and learn more about what a facelift in Bucks County with Dr. Rosen can do for you!

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A Facelift in Bucks County with Dr. Rosen

The signs of facial aging can be a frustrating fact of life, but they absolutely don’t have to be. Dr. Rosen is a board-certified cosmetic surgeon who has created aesthetically-motivated, naturalistic results for more than a decade. He’s here to help you walk back the clock so that you can show the world a refreshed and rejuvenated version of you. If you’re in Bucks County, Doylestown, or the nearby areas, we want to hear from you — reach out and set up your consultation with Dr. Rosen to learn more about what he and his incredible staff can do for you today!

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