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The changes that come along with aging can be troubling to many people. For many women and men, sagging skin or lines on the face can be visible signs of aging that are difficult to overlook. While many people pursue skincare regimens and the use of fillers and other treatments to ameliorate sagging skin, a facelift can be an excellent option to fully restore your youthful verve and facial beauty.

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a popular aesthetic procedure that can restore the youthful appearance of your face. As an accomplished Manhattan board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Glasberg is also an artist. He is highly experienced in performing successful procedures that have won outstanding accolades from his satisfied clients. His results not only excel in their medical precision but also in their stunning artistic and aesthetic beauty.

Am I a Good Candidate?

An adult who wants to correct the signs of aging and is experiencing facial sagging is a good candidate for this procedure. A facelift is designed to correct mid-face sagging, deep creases under the eyes, sagging jowls and fat, loose skin under the chin or deep nasolabial folds. Dr. Glasberg is a highly accomplished New York City facelift plastic surgeon who can design a natural, artistic procedure that restores your own precious youthful beauty.

The best candidates do not smoke and are generally healthy. It’s important to have accurate expectations for the procedure. With aging, the upper face narrows as the lower face spreads; this procedure can help to restore the balance to your face. Dr. Glasberg is a facelift specialist who designs his procedures to produce a young, soft and gentle appearance that emphasizes your facial beauty.

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Planning Your Procedure in New York

You can restore youthful proportion and energy to your face that is showing the signs of aging with this procedure. This surgery repositions deeper facial tissue layers that have become to droop over time. This firm layer of connective tissue and the muscles of your face can be reset in order to rejuvenate your face and produce results that meet your personal goals.

There are several options for this procedure, depending on your desired outcomes and the extent of the tissue droop and laxity that is already present. As a Manhattan facelift specialist, Dr. Glasberg wil recommend the procedure to produce the best results for your individualized care and facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Glasberg will perform the procedure on an outpatient basis; it takes approximately two hours. The choice of technique depends on Dr. Glasberg’s expertise in combination with your facial structure and desired outcomes. In a traditional procedure, an incision is made that allows deep facial tissue to be repositioned and excess skin to be removed. Dr. Glasberg always uses his artistic eye to ensure that the results of your procedure are fully natural and flexible.

A limited-incision procedure is another option, which allows for deep tissue to be repositioned with smaller incisions. In both cases, Dr. Glasberg closes the incisions with stitches or glue and incisions are carefully placed in the hairline and around the natural contours of the face.

Seeking A Consultation

Dr. Glasberg will meet with you one-on-one to discuss the rhytidectomy procedure. This meeting will include a full review of your medical history and your desired outcomes for facial rejuvenation. He will go over photos, present computer models and review before-and-after examples in order to develop an individualized, customized plan for your surgical procedure.

As an experienced Manhattan facelift plastic surgeon, Dr. Glasberg takes an artistic approach to this procedure, emphasizing your goals and desires. He will present realistic outcomes as well as providing a comprehensive overview of the procedure itself, recovery period and relevant risks.

Results of Your Procedure

Acclaimed, board-certified New York City facelift plastic surgeon Dr. Glasberg will plan your surgery in order to restore the natural, youthful beauty and appeal of your face. While the results of the procedure are not permanent, your appearance will always be more youthful than if you had never completed the procedure; it is also very safe to receive another surgical treatment in five or ten years. Dr. Glasberg’s surgery will restore balance and verve to your facial appearance and give you a new confidence in your youthfulness, appearance and attractiveness.

Your Recovery

Immediately after your procedure, you may experience swelling, numbness, bruising and a feel of tension in the face and neck. Your face may initially not reflect the results of your procedure. This type of swelling can last for 7-10 days, and you can generally return to work and social life within two weeks. In a week after the surgery, you can resume light exercise, while more intensive physical activity can be resumed after four weeks.

In a few months after your procedure, you can expect to experience a full return of sensation and enjoy the beautiful, natural results of your procedure. Dr. Glasberg will provide individualized instructions for your care and recovery following your procedure.

Request a Consultation

As a New York City facelift specialist, Dr. Glasberg provides private consultations and performs procedures daily for his clients from across the United States and around the world. Please phone our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Glasberg.

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