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The Trusty Facelift

These days, everywhere you look it seems someone else is turning 100. We’re all living longer, but the problem is our skin isn’t built for the long haul. It is damaged by the sun and lifestyle choices. Its supply of collagen, the protein that provides the support system for the skin, dwindles one additional percent every year after we turn 20. And facial skin is some of the thinnest on the entire human body.

That adds up to sunken cheeks, deep creases beside the mouth, hanging jowls, loose skin and fat deposits on the neck, and an overall saggier countenance. Ugh.

But Dr. Malamet can perform a facelift and take 10 to 15 years off your facial aging.

Would a facelift be good for me?

Pretty much anyone over the age of 45 could use a facelift, especially those of us who’ve been in the Southern California sun our entire life. How involved a procedure you would want depends on how much time you’ve spent in the sun, environmental issues, personal habits, stresses, and the like. A facelift rejuvenates the mid-to-lower face and neck. If you can relate to these characteristics on your face, a facelift could be a good option:

Are there different facelifts and how are they done?

Dr. Malamet uses different facelift approaches with different incision lengths and locations, depending on the patient’s individual needs. Most facelift procedures take around two hours.

When you’re thinking of how to turn back the years on your facial aging, don’t forget the trusty facelift with Dr. Malamet. Its lasting results take a decade or more off your face. Call us, 818-380-3130, to schedule a consultation.