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Facelift Procedure

Renowned facial plastic surgeon Alfred Cohen, M.D., is an expert provider of facelift surgery in Beverly Hills, CA. The doctor’s mastery of traditional and modern facelift techniques and nuanced understanding of facial anatomy, deliver results that are not only stunning but harmoniously balanced. With over thirty years of facial plastic surgery experience, a facelift procedure with Dr. Cohen ensures a stunning outcome that restores a more youthful appearance.

Before & After

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What Is a Facelift?

A facelift, medically known as rhytidectomy, is a transformative cosmetic surgery designed to rejuvenate the face by reducing the visible signs of aging. This procedure meticulously lifts and tightens facial skin, smooths deep folds, and repositions underlying tissues to restore a youthful, refreshed appearance. Dr. Cohen’s approach is rooted in the belief that achieving an optimal outcome from facelift surgery means a result that does not appear artificial.

Facelift Procedures

Dr. Cohen’s expertise in facial plastic surgery is highlighted by the full range of facelift techniques he employs. The doctor performs the following facelift procedures:

SMAS Facelift (Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System) – This advanced procedure targets the SMAS layer of the face, which is composed of muscle and fibrous tissues that sag with age, contributing significantly to jowls, deep creases beside the mouth, and loose skin around the neck.

Vertical Facelifts – This approach contrasts with traditional methods that primarily reposition skin and tissues in a backward direction, which can sometimes result in an unnatural, “pulled” appearance. This technique reduces tension on the skin by lifting the facial tissues in a more vertical direction for a natural-looking result.

Deep Plane Facelifts – A Deep Plane Facelift is a highly advanced and technical facial rejuvenation procedure that goes beyond the superficial layers to reposition the deeper structures of the face. This technique targets the area beneath the SMAS layer (Superficial Musculo-Aponeurotic System), allowing for the comprehensive repositioning of facial tissues, muscles, and fat.

Customized Facelift – Dr. Cohen utilizes a combination of facelift procedures to address specific concerns that may integrate the precision of the SMAS facelift, the comprehensive rejuvenation of the deep plane technique, or the subtlety of the vertical facelift. among others.

Candidates for a Facelift

Ideal candidates for a facelift are those experiencing visible signs of aging, such as sagging skin, deep wrinkles, the appearance of jowls, and nasolabial folds. Additionally, surgical candidates should be in good general health and without medical conditions that could impede healing or elevate surgical risks. Facelift candidates should be non-smokers or be willing to quit before the surgery and throughout the recovery period. Dr. Cohen places a high priority on ensuring his patients are fully prepared not only physically, but emotionally as well by having realistic expectations and confidence in their decision to undergo facial surgery.

Fantastic Surgeon!

Dr. Cohen is an absolutely fantastic surgeon, after two successful rhinoplasty’s done on both of my daughters I took the plunge and had a facelift. He is the most caring and skilled artist when it comes to facelifts and rhinoplasties. I cannot even imagine having any better of an outcome. He is an amazing amazing plastic surgeon!

Cori D.

What to Expect During a Facelift

Once you have undergone anesthesia, Dr. Cohen will make the incisions needed to perform the facelift surgery outlined in your procedure plan. The doctor will artfully conceal incisions in the hairline and contours of your face. Special attention is given to preserving your natural facial expressions and features, ensuring results are not only beautiful but also authentically you.

What to Expect After a Facelift

While recovery periods can vary among patients, you can anticipate two to three weeks of downtime following facelift surgery. Mild to moderate bruising, swelling, and discomfort are common after facial surgery, and will gradually subside. Dr. Cohen and his team will provide comprehensive aftercare instructions and support, guiding you through a smooth recovery. The full results of your facelift bloom gradually as the healing process continues and swelling subsides.

Facelift Consultation

A facelift consultation is the first step towards achieving your aesthetic goals. During this initial meeting, Dr. Cohen will engage in a thorough discussion about your desires, evaluate your facial structure and medical history, and address any concerns you might have regarding the facelift process. Based on this detailed assessment, Dr. Cohen will develop a customized surgical plan tailored to achieve your aesthetic goals.

What Is the Cost of a Facelift?

Facelift surgery is highly customized to align with each patient’s unique facial anatomy and aesthetic goals, so the cost varies and is influenced by the techniques employed and the complexity of the procedure. The surgical plan created by Dr. Cohen at your consultation will include detailed price information for your procedure.

Why Choose Dr. Cohen for Facelift Surgery?

Choosing Dr. Alfred Cohen for your facelift procedure means entrusting your face to a highly experienced surgeon whose credentials underscore a commitment to excellence in facial plastic surgery. With dual board certifications from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS), Dr. Cohen brings an unparalleled depth of knowledge and expertise to each facelift procedure. Dr. Cohen’s status as a fellowship member of the American College of Surgeons and active membership in the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery further highlight his dedication to staying at the forefront of facial surgery techniques and innovations.

Contact Us for More Information

To learn more about facial rejuvenation surgery we invite you to schedule a consultation. Our dedicated team can also arrange transportation and recovery support following your surgery. Turn back the hands of time by contacting the office of Alfred Cohen M.D., today to get started on your path to a customized facelift in Beverly Hills.

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Meet The Doctor

Dr. Alfred Cohen holds board certifications from both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology (head and neck). With over three decades of experience in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Cohen provides his patients with the highest level of surgical expertise. He offers the finest care, the safest surgical techniques, and the most advanced knowledge in the field.