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Facelift & Neck Lift

Facelift & Neck Lift Surgery Information

Improving sagging facial skin, jowls and loose neck skin by removing excess fat, tightening muscles, redraping skin. Most often done on men and women over 40.
Several hours.
Local with sedation, or general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient. Some patients may require short inpatient stay.
Side Effects
Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness and tenderness of skin; tight feeling, dry skin.
Injury to the nerves that control facial muscles or feeling (usually temporary but may be permanent). Infection, bleeding. Poor healing; excessive scarring. Asymmetry or change in hairline.
Back to work: 10 to 14 days. More strenuous activity: 2 weeks or more. Bruising: 2 to 3 weeks. Must limit exposure to sun for several months.
Usually 5 to 10 years.

ACCSM Face & Neck Lift Registry: List of Doctors who are trained in Face & Neck Lift

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Zacharia, Michael 02 9192 1600    Website
  NSW, Kogarah Dr. Zurek, Longin 02 9553 6237
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John 1300 88 1388    Website