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Dr. Otto Placik
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Facelift (Definition)

A facelift is a procedure that lifts and repositions the lower facial skin and soft tissue. This rejuvenates the jawline and neckline, in many cases, resulting in ...Read more


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What are risks of a face lift?

What are risks of  a face lift?

Many but not common: There are many risks which sound intimindating but fortunately these are not common and include the possibility of infection, bleeding, wound breakdown, pain, numbness, tingling, partial or complete, temporary or permanent sensory and/or motor nerve injury, loss of hair in scar line, over correction, under correction, asymmetry, need for subsequent secondary revisionary procedures, and more... ...Read more

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How much does a face lift typically cost?

How much does a face lift typically cost?

Facelift cost: There are many types of facelifts. the prices varies by procedure, surgeon and location. Your best bet would be to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Will a face lift ever look really natural?

Will a face lift ever look really natural?

Definitely: Modern facelift surgery usually does look quite natural. In the past, facelift usually meant pulling the skin tight. That lead to a stretched or "windblown" look that was not natural. Contemporary facelift involves tightening and lifting the deeper structures in the face and neck rather than pulling the skin tight. This not only lasts longer but it is safer and also much more natural looking. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery after a full face lift?

How long is the recovery after a full face lift?

1-2 weeks typically: For most patients, at 2 weeks post-op most of the initial bruising and swelling will have resolved. At this point most patients feel great about returning to daily activities. Sutures typically come out 1 week after surgery. Being black tie event ready usually takes around 4 weeks to allow the incisions to heal nicely. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the face lift diet and does it work?

I want to know what's the face lift diet and does it work?

Forget Facelift Diet: No diet will replace a facelfit. Marked weight loss results in extra facial skin in many. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about any success with that lifestyle face lift?

Can you tell me about any success with that lifestyle face lift?

LifeStyle Lift Chain: Lifestyle lift is a national chain of doctors rather than a specific technique . Their literature indicates that most are ENT or plastic surgery and not all are board certified., the surgery is office based and without general or IV sedation. ...Read more

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How long does the lifestyle face lift last, in terms of months or years.?

How long does the lifestyle face lift last, in terms of months or years.?

Surgery Brand ID: In my opinion, this is not a standardized operation. It is essentially a place where surgeons are hired to perform a short scar facelift on patients provided by lifestyle lift marketing efforts. While some of these surgeons may possess excellent skills, it may not be consistent which is not unlike a "supercuts" or "great clips" approach applied to surgery. I understand they are trying to improve. ...Read more

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Do you think getting a face lift at 50 is okay or should I just let nature take its course?

Do you think getting a face lift at 50 is okay or should I just let nature take its course?

It's personal!: The decision to undergo any cosmetic procedure at any given age, is entirely personal. Most patients elect to have surgery when they want to feel better about themselves. This often will improve self-esteem and confidence. It is truly not dependent on a specific age, especially since we all age at different rates and varying degrees. ...Read more

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