What is a facelift ?
A 'facelift' is a relatively generic term that describes a set of procedures designed to rejuvenate the appearance of the face and neck. There are a variety of 'styles' of facelift procedures- some simple and others quite complex.
The basic idea behind a good facelift operation is to reposition facial soft tissues (fat) in a more youthful position, and correct laxity of the soft tissues that support facial and neck skin. While it might make sense intuitively to just tighten the skin, such a 'skin only' facelift does not have the lifting 'power' and longevity of a good bi-planar facelift.
What is a bi-planar facelift ?
In a quality facelift, the skin is ..