The face is a unique visual component of one’s identity. It is generally important to keep a healthy looking face as it reveals beauty, character, and confidence. Over time, skin may start to sag and wrinkle from years of sun damage, diet, and lifestyle (and the inevitable force of gravity). Facelift surgery, also known as rhytidectomy, is simply the process of restoring youthful appearance of a patients face. Each person’s case and face is different and unique, and may opt for a minimally invasive procedure or more extensive surgery to achieve desired results.
Facelift Surgery for Men
A facelift for a man is quite common and serves the same aesthetic purposes for reducing signs of facial aging. The techniques for male facelift surgery has slightly different considerations as prominent facial compositions, hairlines, and facial hair distinguish the aesthetics of a masculine face. For a male cosmetic surgery patient, a younger appearance may increase his attractiveness, self-confidence, and attitude. Some men opt for cosmetic surgery to enhance their careers and personal lives. For natural-looking results, men trust Dr. Buglino’s judgement on getting plastic surgery to improve their look.
Dr. Buglino is a qualified facial surgeon with many of experience performing various cosmetic procedures men and women in Long Island, New York. Consult today with a renown plastic and reconstructive surgeon who will properly advise you with your decision for facial surgery.
Brow Lift (Forehead)
A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, focuses on the upper area of the face. This type of facelift can get rid of an “angry appearance”. Brow lifts are sometimes paired with eyelid surgery to solve the issues associated with hooding of upper eyelids and a sagging brow area.
- Diminishes forehead lines (“frown lines”)
- Reduces lines between the eyes and at the bridge of nose
- Raises and repositions eyebrows
Lower facelift surgery focuses on the area below the cheeks. Common aging concerns with lower face surgery patients include the loss of definition of the chin/jawline area due to jowls, sagging skin, and volume loss. A restored lower face can brighten one’s natural disposition that is becoming tired and worn.
- Deep wrinkling
- Jowls due to skin laxity
- Loose skin around jawline
- Raises corners of mouth
Mid-Face Lift (Cheeks)
Those with sagging of the cheeks and surrounding areas due to aging may need cheek lift surgery. By raising the cheek fat pad, a mid facelift can restore a youthful appearance with more volume distributed evenly in the upper cheek area, lower eyelid area and outer eyebrow.
- Sagging/drooping of the cheeks
- Hollowing beneath eyes due to facial volume loss
- Soften nasolobial folds (“smile lines”)
Full Face Lift
A full facelift surgery is a combination of a brow lift, midface lift, and lower face lift, for patients who are experiencing various advanced signs of facial aging in the upper, mid, and lower face. A more comprehensive rejuvenation procedure, the full face lift can take years off of one’s appearance.
- Fine lines and deep wrinkles
- Restore facial volume and definition
- Improve overall facial structure
- Remove excess sagging skin
Facelift Surgery Consultation
Facelift surgery is a specialized surgery which requires expertise, skill, and precision. For one of our most complex features, maintaining your natural look and unique persona is expected for for beautiful facelift surgery results. Upon scheduling your complimentary consultation for facelift surgery, you will meet with Dr. Buglino at his office in New York. Facelift surgery patients are interviewed by Dr. Buglino in order to find out what their goals are, in which he will assess the physical condition of the face to see if facial surgery is an option. Based on the case for facelift surgery, Dr. Buglino will advise on the best approach to accomplish those needs using surgery techniques for the upper, mid, and lower face. For patients with volume loss and loose skin, injectables and fillers and laser skin resurfacing may be an alternative.
Facelift Surgery Procedure
Dr. Buglino delivers optimal results with minimized downtime for facelift surgery procedures. Professional staff and care are available to guide eyelid surgery patients through the process of preparing for facial surgery, financing facelift surgery, and ensuring recovery and healing post-facelift surgery. Fill out the form below to contact Dr. Buglino today.