Facelift

Alternative Names

Rhytidectomy; Cosmetic surgery of the face

Definition of Facelift

A facelift is a surgical procedure to repair sagging, drooping, and wrinkled skin of the face and neck.

Review

David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 10/15/2009

Facelift - series

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