64 year old Los Angeles woman looks and feels younger after face lift surgery
This patient had done Botox and fillers in the past but was still very bothered by her sagging neck and jowls. For this procedure she had a she had a full facelift at the SMAS (sub-muscular aponeurotic system) layer, this deeper layer is made of more inelastic, fibrous tissue that can hold the tension when elevated and re positioned. This layer is key to a natural appearing facelift as the overlying skin was then re-draped with minimal tension, giving her the most natural results that best withstand the test of time. Her incisions were made in the hairline and follow the inside crease of her ear and behind her earlobe, making the scars hidden and unnoticeable. She also had an upper and lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) to remove the excess skin and give her eyes a more open and refreshed look. She also had a fat transfer to her temples to restore lost volume. These photos were taken 1.5 months after her surgery.