Facelift

The healing process following a facelift is just as important as the surgery itself. As your body recovers, you will experience certain post-operative effects, like swelling, numbness, and bruising in the treated area. These can be a little uncomfortable, but they should fade in time. Generally speaking, the majority of the numbness and swelling should dissipate after about six to eight weeks. These symptoms are most pronounced the first couple of weeks, with significant improvement over the next several months. You may also experience patchy numbness or “pins and needles” as sensitivity returns. Minimal swelling can continue for up to… Continue Reading

One of the most important parts of any cosmetic surgery is the recovery period. Healing as intended can make the process go more smoothly as well as help to ensure the outcome is as described. This becomes even more important when multiple procedures are performed. Most of the instructions following the operation will be similar to what is given after a single technique; however, some elements will be unique to your customized treatment plan. If you’re receiving a combination of facelift, neck lift, and eyelid lift surgery, it’s important to give yourself enough time to fully heal. This experience can… Continue Reading

Some people develop signs of aging primarily in one area, such as under the eyes or along the brow. For many patients, however, the natural process of aging tends to affect multiple areas to a similar degree. For these individuals, combination treatment may provide more noticeable and satisfying rejuvenation. Furthermore, by addressing several interrelated areas, the outcome often can be more natural-looking as well as more recognizably youthful. Dr. Eugenie Brunner, our extensively trained facial plastic surgeon, applies this philosophy to beautiful effect. The eyelids, mid and lower face, and neckline have delicate skin that can more readily show the… Continue Reading

One of the many benefits of mini facelift surgery is the typically shorter recovery period compared with a full facelift. While it may be briefer, the healing process is still an important step and is an essential part of achieving optimal results. Before the operation, Dr. Eugenie Brunner, our board certified plastic surgeon, will discuss what to expect and answer any questions you may have. She will also provide instructions designed to make recovery as easy, quick, and safe as possible. Following mini facelift surgery, you should be able to return home the same day. You will have dressings wrapped… Continue Reading

You may already be familiar with what a facelift is designed to do—elevate the soft tissues of the mid and lower face to a more youthful position. But are you also aware of the benefits of a mini facelift? If you have signs of aging in the mid-face, jawline, and neck, but they’re not advanced enough for a facelift, this innovative procedure may be right for you. Our double-board certified facial plastic surgeon typically performs this technique for patients in their 40s and 50s who are seeking a technique that sits between non-surgical cosmetic injectables and a full facelift. Mini… Continue Reading

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