One surgical procedure has set the gold standard for decades when it comes to anti-aging treatments. The facelift is still one of the most commonly requested plastic surgeries. Have you ever considered getting a lift? Many of our patients opt for this surgery to reshape the delicate tissue of the face and neck. This one surgery can take years of aging off of your face and neck.
However, no surgery comes without risks. Many patients are turned off of the idea of a facelift because it comes with a few drawbacks, most notably, its invasiveness and prolonged recovery time. Although the results of this procedure can be so impressive, we still have lots of patients lining up each year to schedule a lift.
If you’d considered getting a lift, this article is for you! We’re going to present you with the pros and cons of facelifts and present you with some excellent non-surgical alternatives so you can find the best treatment for you!
Benefits of a Surgical Facelift
You aren’t the first person to ask, “Is it worth it?” Realself.com ran a poll asking patients who received a facelift to answer those very questions, and the results were an overwhelming 92% stating it was indeed worth it. The popularity of the surgery also speaks to the results of this procedure. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, even in 2020 (when many people were avoiding surgeries and medical environments), there were still more than 200,000 facelifts performed.
You might be more interested in how this surgery could affect you than in reading statistics. Fair enough, here are some reasons patients love facelifts.