Welcome to the plastic surgery practice of Alfred Cohen M.D., located in Beverly Hills. We invite you to spend the next few minutes with us while we explore the world of cosmetic facelift surgery. As a leading authority in the field of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Cohen provides answers to essential questions regarding different types of facelift procedures.
What Type of Facelift Surgery Method is Best for Natural Looking Results?
The type of facelift surgery method that is best for achieving natural-looking results depends not only on the techniques used but also on the skill of the surgeon performing the procedure. It’s essential to recognize that it is the surgeon’s expertise, artistic sensibility, and understanding of facial anatomy that ultimately translate these techniques into natural-looking outcomes.
Customized Facelift: Highly skilled facial plastic surgeons customize facelift procedures with a combination that may include traditional and the advanced techniques of deep plane, vertical and SMAS methods to address specific concerns and anatomical features of each patient. By tailoring the surgery to the individual, natural results can be achieved.
Deep Plane Facelifts: Deep plane facelifts are known for producing natural and enduring results. By repositioning and tightening the deeper layers of facial tissues, these facelifts can create a more natural and harmonious appearance.
Vertical Facelifts: Vertical facelifts emphasize lifting the facial tissues in a more vertical direction, reducing tension on the skin. This approach can create a subtler, more natural outcome.
SMAS Facelift (Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System): The SMAS facelift is a technique that targets the SMAS layer, which lies beneath the skin. By lifting and repositioning the SMAS, this approach can provide a natural-looking rejuvenation without a “pulled” appearance.
Who Are Candidates for Facelift Surgery?
Candidates for facelift surgery are seeking to address sagging skin, wrinkles, or a loss of facial volume due to the natural aging process. It’s essential for a candidate to be in good general health and have realistic expectations about the outcomes of facial plastic surgery.
A comprehensive consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon who has specialized training and certifications in facial and reconstructive plastic surgery is crucial to ensure patient safety and a successful outcome.
How Do I Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon for a Facelift?
Surgeons with board certifications from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) and the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS) are considered superior choices for facial plastic surgery for several important reasons.
Specialization in Facial Surgery: Surgeons certified by the ABFPRS, and the ABOHSN have chosen to specialize in facial plastic surgery. Surgeons with these board certifications have had extensive training and experience specifically in procedures related to the face, head, and neck. Their focused expertise in this area can lead to superior outcomes and a deeper understanding of facial anatomy.
Board Certification Process: Surgeons who are certified by the ABFPRS and ABOHNS have undergone thorough rigorous examinations and peer evaluations to demonstrate their qualifications and competence in facial plastic surgery.
Dual Certification: Some facial plastic surgeons hold dual certification from both the ABFPRS and ABOHNS, which signifies a comprehensive understanding of facial surgery and a broader range of skills.
Innovation and Research: Facial plastic surgeons certified by these boards are often at the forefront of advancements in the field and their dedication to ongoing education and research ensures that their patients benefit from the latest techniques, technology and materials for improved outcomes.
Artistry and Aesthetic Sensibility: Facial plastic surgery requires not only technical skill but also a keen aesthetic sense. Surgeons certified by these boards are trained to enhance a patient’s natural beauty and create harmonious, balanced results that complement their unique features.
Patient Safety: Surgeons certified by these boards prioritize patient safety and follow the highest medical and ethical standards. Their commitment to safety includes thorough pre-operative evaluations, adherence to surgical protocols, and close post-operative care to minimize risks and complications.
Thank you for visiting our practice today! The decision to undergo facial plastic surgery should be a well-considered one and we hope that we have provided some valuable insights into cosmetic facial surgery. Please visit our practice again in the future for more information on topics related to surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
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Dr. Alfred Cohen holds dual board certifications from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) and the American Board of Otolaryngology, specializing in head and neck surgery (ABOHNS). Additionally, Dr. Cohen is fellowship member of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
We invite you to learn more by arranging a consultation for facelift surgery at our Beverly Hills office. With an impressive track record spanning more than three decades in the field of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Cohen is renowned for performing facelift surgery that creates enduring results of natural-looking and youthful refreshment.