A facelift is a surgical procedure that addresses signs of facial aging by lifting and tightening the skin and underlying tissues. Many people have explored non surgical options prior to committing to surgery. They serve an important role in the maintenance of your skin quality and texture, but you may find that ultimately surgical correction is required to fully reverse the clock. The facelift is an excellent operation to address loose facial skin, jowls and neck contour problems. It is not the ideal operation for patients whose primary goal is to improve nasolabial lines. Most patients who are good candidates for a facelift have some degree of facial volume loss usually in the central and lateral cheek region. Volume restoration using fat grafting is an important part of facial rejuvenation.

Our Preferences:

We will do either a SMAS plication or a deep plane SMAS lift. There are advantages and disadvantages of each. Almost always, we perform the facelift in conjunction with fat grafting for volume restoration. There are several other procedures that will enhance the overall aesthetic result and can be done at the same time. Some examples would be skin resurfacing, upper blepharoplasty, upper lip lift, and chin augmentation. Each patient will have their unique set of needs, we will have a comprehensive discussion and assessment in your consultation.

Facelift - Plastic Surgery Vancouver, Rejuvenation Coal Harbour, Dr. Diana Forbes


High Invasiveness.

Long-lasting, can vary based on lifestyle and aging.

Most patients can resume normal activities after two weeks, with full healing taking several months.

Improved facial appearance with tighter skin, reduced wrinkles, and a more defined jawline.

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Edmonton South

Such a kind and friendly atmosphere, everyone is so helpful and goes beyond to make you feel cared for. I had all my questions answered all my questions and procedures were well performed.
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Edmonton Downtown

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Calgary North

My experience so far has been amazing! The clinic is very modern and Dr Guo is very professional and explains things clearly. Special thanks to Marissa and the nursing team for being awesome! Highly recommended!
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Calgary South

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Coal Harbour

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