As we age, our skin can gradually lose it’s elasticity causing sagging, lines and wrinkles. Add to that the effects of sun damage, cold weather and smoking and the process of premature facial aging can be significantly accelerated.
Virginia Beach plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Bounds specializes in facial rejuvenation procedures designed to specifically target sagging facial skin and premature wrinkles. Dr. Bounds’ extensive experience and reliance on the most contemporary and proven techniques assure predictable, natural looking results.
Facelift surgery lifts and tightens sagging facial skin and smooths wrinkles resulting in a dramatically more youthful appearance. Facelift surgery is sometimes combined with other procedures such as liposuction in order to remove fat deposits.
Schedule your consultation with Dr. Kevin Bounds and find out if facelift surgery is right for you. Call us today at (757) 496-7373.
Facelift Surgery Questions to ask your Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon
Is Facelift Surgery (Rhytidectomy) right for me?
Many factors including age, medical history and lifestyle are considered when determining if facelift surgery is right for you. During your consultation, Dr. Bounds’ will discuss your desires, goals and expectations and help you decide if this procedure is right for you.
The Facelift Surgery Procedure
A facelift is a surgical procedure which typically lasts several hours depending on the exact goals. The procedure is usually performed on an out-patient basis. Depending on the extent of the surgery, the procedure may be done under local or general anesthesia.
The facelift procedure allows the surgeon to lift and then re-situate the skin after tightening the muscles below. This removes sagging tightens the loose skin without creating a stretched appearance. The procedure may also be used to correct signs of ageing under the jaw or chin, as well as in the cheeks or the neck. A midface lift, used to correct sagging in the cheek area or middle of the face has become a popular option for younger patients.
How long is the recovery time?
Typically, you will be able to return to work ten days to two weeks after your surgery. Your are encouraged to limit strenuous exercise, steam baths and alcohol for several months. Dr. Bounds’ staff will instruct you on how to effectively use make-up to reduce the appearance of any bruising and remaining sutures.
What does facelift surgery cost?
The average face lift cost nationally is about $6,000. Charges for anesthesia, pre-op tests and any prescriptions you may need may be additional. During your consultation, all fees will be thoroughly reviewed with you.
We offer a flexible financing options to cover the cost of plastic surgery procedures.