The Future of Facelift Surgery – What Are the Latest Trends?

Dr. Andrew Jacono Reviews

May 2, 2023


In today’s fast-paced world, it’s no surprise that people look for ways to look their best. Fortunately, various cosmetic treatments are available to turn back the clock and rejuvenate the face and body. One of the most effective is facelift surgery, also known as rhytidectomy. This procedure can make you appear five to ten years younger by tightening the underlying facial muscles and removing excess skin.

The Facelift Surgery

The Lite Facelift, also known as the HourLift, is a great option for patients who want to achieve natural-looking rejuvenation but don’t yet need a full facelift. This minimally invasive procedure, which requires fewer incisions than a traditional facelift, reduces excess skin and jowls along the lower portion of the face.

When this skin layer loses its support, it causes sagging in the neck and facial areas. A standard facelift can address this issue by repositioning underlying facial muscles and removing excess skin.

Mini-Facelift Surgery

If you’re in your 40s or 50s and feel the skin around your chin and jawline is loose, sagging, and starting to show signs of wrinkles, a mini facelift may be right for you. This option can give you natural-looking results for a decade with a relatively short recovery period.

Patients also typically experience less pain and bruising than after traditional facelifts, which can be helpful if you’re looking for quick and effective results.

The procedure involves hidden incisions that extend behind your ears and lift the cheeks, eliminate jowls, and define the jawline. The result is a natural-looking, youthful look.

Younger Patients

It’s great to see that more and more younger patients are considering facelifts, even though most patients are typically in their 60s or older. It’s great that surgeons can deliver natural-looking results by understanding what each patient wants to achieve through surgery.

One patient I saw recently, for example, was worried about her jowls, dropped cheeks, and loose neck. She wanted a more youthful jawline with a better definition along her chin.

A facelift is a type of cosmetic surgery that reverses signs of aging by removing lax or excess skin and tightening underlying musculature. It is considered the gold standard in facial rejuvenation.

Non-Surgical Treatments

A non-surgical facelift is a surprisingly effective anti-aging treatment option that can produce stunning results without the downtime and pain of surgical surgery. Rather than removing fat and skin tissue through incisions, non-invasive techniques use a variety of skin tightening and lifting procedures to firm the appearance of the face and neck.

The most commonly used treatment modalities include dermal fillers, Botox, laser, and resurfacing procedures. These treatments improve the appearance of sagging and wrinkling skin by targeting common problem areas such as lines, wrinkles, creases, and sun damage.

Stem Cell Technology

Stem cell technology is one of the latest trends in facial rejuvenation. It works by stimulating the body’s stem cells to produce more collagen and fill in skin tissues with healthy blood flow.

It’s also an effective option for patients who have experienced severe facial aging or injury. Unlike fillers or injectables, stem cell technology doesn’t cause side effects like scarring or bleeding.

It can also be used to improve the skin’s elasticity and tightness and reduce wrinkles. In addition, stem cells can help heal tissue wounds from injuries or diabetes.