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4 Different Types of Facelifts

Are you seeing common signs of ageing in your facial appearance? Are you developing fine lines and wrinkles? If so, you may be considering a face lift to help resolve your ageing issues. Considering that each individual ages at different rates and stages in their life, there are different types of face lifts available to help cater to your specific needs.

Here are some face lifts that are available options to you as we go into more detail about each procedure and how it can help you to achieve a younger, youthful-looking appearance. 

  1. A mini-facelift

 A mini-facelift is a minimal approach to restoring youthful skin. It targets the lower area of the face specifically and helps to tackle minimal skin sagging and excess skin. This type of procedure would not be ideal if you’re looking to restore excessive sagging skin and heavy jowls, but it can help to create a smoother facial contour.

An ideal patient for this particular procedure would be a younger patient that has minimal signs of ageing and is looking to define the appearance of their face.

  1. Mid-facelift

Another different type of facelift is the mid-facelift that helps to tackle the mid-region of the face. It can help to elevate the appearance of the cheeks and reduce any deep creases. An ideal patient for this particular procedure would be one that doesn’t suffer from excessive skin sagging in the neck region.

Overall, the mid-face lift can help to define the contours of the face, eliminate smile lines and even improve the appearance of your lower eyelids. It can also be combined with other procedures if required.

  1. Neck liposuction

If you have excess fat under the chin, neck liposuction can help to target this area. Generally, neck liposuction is combined with facelift surgery to reduce the fat that appears in the neck area. 

This procedure tends to be appropriate for those that are looking to eliminate their “double-chin” and flatten any prominent jowls that they have. It’s also ideal if the candidate has minimal laxity around the neck skin.

  1. Deep plane facelift

Another different type of facelift that tackles the neck area are deep plane facelifts. Not only this, but it also targets severe skin sagging on the cheek. The procedure involves lifting the muscle tissue to correct the heavy cheeks. 

Deep plane facelifts are renowned for providing natural-looking long lasting relationships. Overall, it can help to provide a rejuvenated appearance to your face. 

Facelifts at Gary Ross

Gary Ross offers a range of face lift surgical procedures that can help to meet your needs and improve your facial ageing. For more details about facelifts and what the procedure entails, please see our face lift page. To book a consultation with us, visit our contact us page where you can fill in your details and we’ll be in touch to arrange your appointment.

Things to consider when choosing facelift surgery

Choosing a facelift surgeon and undergoing facial rejuvenation surgery

Choosing to undergo facial rejuvenation surgery means picking a facelift surgeon that you feel can offer you the best service. It is important to pick a plastic surgeon who you feel has the right skills and experience to provide you with the best results possible.

A facelift can have a remarkable effect on the patient’s self-esteem and is often an option for men and women who are over the age of 45 and are unhappy with sagging skin in the mid or lower section of the face.

There are multiple benefits to choosing facelift surgery over nonsurgical options, and it is widely acknowledged that facelift procedures will have a much better long-term results for the patient.

Different types of facelift surgery

Asked with several facial rejuvenation procedure is, when it comes to a facelift there is no one size fits all procedure. There are several different types of facelift surgery which can be made available, and which one is most suitable to your needs can be determined during a consultation.

A mini facelift is designed to lift an area of the face but not the whole face. In contrast, a full facelift, otherwise known as the traditional facelift, is designed to lift the entire face. You can find out more information about both of these types of facelift surgery on the treatment pages.

Things to consider when choosing a facelift surgeon

1. Qualifications and experience – are they a member of a safety organisation like BAAPS or BAPRAS?

2. Your surgeon should be polite, helpful and understanding.

3. Does the surgeon appreciate your goals?

4. Ask to see previous cases if you feel this would help you.

5. Do not commit to undergoing facelift surgery or any other form of facial rejuvenation surgery unless you feel completely comfortable with the surgeon during consultation.

6. You should be given time to consider whether facelift surgery is indeed to the right option for you, and so a second consultation should be booked a week or so later if you wish to move forward.

Facelift surgery is not suitable for everybody and it is unlikely you will be offered this form of anti-ageing procedure if you are under 45 or deemed not needing of such treatment.

Each case should be handled individually and it is inevitably up to the patient whether he or she chooses to move forward and book facelift surgery in future.

More information and booking a consultation

More information on facelift surgery or any of the other surgical procedures offered by Mr Ross can be found on the treatment pages. Follow the navigation bar and research the treatment or treatments you would like to book an appointment for.

During your consultation you can find out any further information that you feel would be useful in helping you make your decision. Please email the clinic directly if you have any questions relating to facelift surgery or want to book a consultation.