Facelift in Memphis
A facelift can "turn back the clock" and restore a fresh, youthful look to your facial structure. It is often very distressing to see your facial skin and tissue lose its natural elasticity and the skin begin to sag. A formerly fresh, youthful face starts to droop, with creases, wrinkles, smile lines, jowls, and sagging skin adding years to your appearance.
A facelift resolves these issues – but should be performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon with top-level skills and advanced surgical techniques to achieve beautiful, natural-looking outcomes.
A result you will love.
If you are considering facial rejuvenation surgery, the result should be fresh, youthful, and look like you – not over-tight, pulled, or unnatural. To achieve a very natural look requires treatment from a top facial plastic surgeon who is familiar with the most advanced facial surgery techniques in performing a traditional facelift or a mini-facelift.
Facelift surgeon in Memphis: Dr. Robert Wallace
Dr. Robert Wallace is among the most acclaimed facelift surgeons practicing in the Memphis area, and a key member of the plastic surgery team at University Plastic Surgeons. He holds two board certifications, one in plastic and reconstructive surgery, and one in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery.
He is not only one of the area’s most respected facial plastic surgeons but serves as Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery, along with Program Director of Plastic Surgery, and a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.
Is a facelift right for me?
While there are many non-surgical treatments to smooth and rejuvenate skin, there is a point at which surgical treatment is appropriate. If you are unhappy with any of the following facial issues, you are probably a candidate for a custom facelift:
- Sagging facial skin
- Double chin
- Deep laugh lines
- Lack of definition at jawline
- Drooping cheeks
- Deep creases, lines, wrinkles
- Lines extending from mouth onto chin (marionette lines)
Highly-rated facial plastic surgeon in Memphis
To achieve a very natural look requires more than removing excess skin and fat – it requires lifting and repositioning the underlying facial muscles that have loosened over time. Excellent results from a facelift requires a deep understanding of facial anatomy, and an eye for balance. Dr. Wallace has a reputation for achieving excellent results with this complex surgery and has a 5-star rating on realself.com.
If you are considering undergoing a facelift, you want the results to be empowering, revitalizing, and natural. Find out more about University Plastic Surgeons, the premier plastic surgery clinic in Memphis, and schedule an appointment for a private consultation with Dr. Wallace.
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The Facelift Procedure
A facelift is a custom-tailored surgical procedure, with every aspect carefully planned and strategized to suit the individual patient. A general overview of the procedure steps includes:
The patient is put under general anesthesia or intravenous sedation.
Carefully placed incisions are made around the ear structure or hidden within the hairline, invisible once healed.
The underlying facial muscle structure and tissue on the face and upper neck zones are lifted to the position they had in your younger years. Any pockets of excess fat are removed. The facial skin is then placed over the newly tightened structure, and any excess stretched skin trimmed away.
The incisions are closed, with great attention and meticulous care to help limit the appearance of surgical scars.
A Facelift at University Plastic Surgeons in Memphis
Our plastic surgeons are recognized leaders in the fields of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. We use the cutting-edge surgical techniques to create a natural, fresh look, rather than pulled, stretched, or tight. The goal is to create an appearance that looks firm and youthful – and just like you in your younger years. Our high-level skills, along with our meticulous attention to detail has made our practice one of the most acclaimed plastic surgery centers in Memphis. Each of our surgeons also trains medical students entering the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
A Younger-Looking You.
Rather than living the years ahead looking older than your age, you have the opportunity to restore the look of youth with the help of our plastic surgeons. A facelift can resolve the following facial conditions that cannot be restored with non-surgical treatments:
- Sagging neck skin and tissue
- Drooping cheeks
- Deep smile lines
- Wrinkles, lines, creases
A Customized Approach to Facial Rejuvenation
Your face is unique, and the signs of age will vary from person to person. Every facelift procedure is planned with extreme attention to detail, and various treatments may be employed to produce the results we have become known to achieve. Ready for a fresh, more youthful face? We invite you to a consultation, so we can evaluate the signs of age on your skin and facial muscles and advise you of the type of surgical procedure we will use to produce a more vital, natural, and smooth facial appearance.
It is critical that any facial surgery is performed by a Memphis plastic surgeon who has exceptional skill – you will live with the outcome throughout the years ahead. We are proud of the professional skills of our surgical team and the natural-looking results we achieve on a consistent basis.