Facelift Surgery Los Angeles

Facelift Before and After Photos

Facelift Before and After Photos

A facelift surgery is a cosmetic surgical procedure which can help turn back the hands of time and make a patient look more youthful. In Dr. Bresnick’s hands, the facelift surgery los angeles can give very dramatic improvement in facial appearance, yet maintain a natural look. Dr. Bresnick feels that the best facelift surgery is one which makes a patient look like a younger and better version of themselves!

The doctor carefully reviews the procedure with each patient, making a customized plan for facial lifting and improvement. Patients are encouraged to bring to the consultation pictures of themselves from ten or more years ago so that the doctor can plan the facelift surgery to restore a more youthful and natural look and address each patient’s goals and desires.

Dr. Bresnick performs a special type of facelift surgery in which the muscles of the face and neck are tightened. The muscle tightening is done in the neck, jawline, and cheek area. He utilizes this type of facelift for the natural results that it can offer. By tightening the layers beneath the skin, the lifting is done such that the skin can be naturally redraped, leading to a smooth, natural skin contour. Dr. Bresnick’s facelift surgery patients look refreshed, revitalized, and restored.

Dr. Bresnick performs facelifts for a great diversity of patients of all ages and backgrounds, including celebrities. Many patients choose Dr. Bresnick as their doctor because of his friendly and caring nature, his outstanding reputation, and for the excellent results that they have seen.

Types of Facelifts

Dr. Bresnick performs several types of facelifts. He will advise each patient at their consultation appointment as to which type of facelift is best for them. The different types of facelifts that Dr. Bresnick performs are:

1. Mini-facelift: This procedure focuses on correcting early facial changes such as loose skin and early bands in the neck and loosening of the cheek area. It is best suited for younger patients, usually late 30’s through the 40’s.

2. Lower facelift: This procedure corrects changes in the neck, jawline area, and lower cheek. This procedure is often best for patients in their later 40’s and 50’s. The lower facelift dramatically tightens the neck, restores younger neck contours, restores the jawline, improves the jowl area, and tightens and lifts the lower cheek.

3. Full facelift: This procedure corrects the neck, jawline area, and full cheek. The full facelift adds additional correction to the upper cheek area and temple region. It is often the best procedure for patients in their late 50’s to 70’s.

4. Necklift: The necklift is designed to lift, and recontour loose skin and soft tissues in the neck area. This procedure is best for patients with aging and sagging in the neck with preservation of youthful appearance of the jawline and cheek.

What to Expect

The facelift procedure is performed in Dr. Bresnick’s fully accredited surgical center, Encino Surgicenter. Following the procedure, patients will relax in the recovery room for a short period of time. For the first night after the facelift, patients will be cared for by a nurse at a overnight recovery center or hotel. Dr. Bresnick’s staff will arrange this for you. The nurse will pick you up from our recovery room, care for you the first night, and bring you back to our office to see the doctor the next day. The doctor will examine you and change your dressings. Patients are able to wash their hair by the third day after surgery and apply makeup. Most patients may return to work after about 2 weeks, although many patients return to normal life activities sooner.

Additional Procedures

Many regions of the face age together. As the cheeks and neck age, the eyelids, forehead and mouth areas also age. Frequently, the eyelid, forehead, and mouth/lip regions benefit from rejuvenation at the same time as facelift. The advantage of combined procedures is that only one recovery time is needed and a more harmonious, youthful facial appearance can be achieved. Common procedures done at the same time of facelift are:

Eyelid lift (blepharoplasty): This procedure makes the eyes appear more alert and youthful with removal of fatty bags and excess skin.

Forehead lift (browlift): The forehead lift gives a more youthful forehead by lifting the brows and tightening the forehead area.

Lip augmentation: This procedure restores the fuller lips of youth and improves vertical lines around the mouth.

Laser resurfacing or dermabrasion: These procedures improve fine wrinkles around the eyelids, crows feet areas, mouth, and chin.