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The loss of youthful contours in the face can be due to a variety of factors, including heredity, gravity, environmental factors, dramatic weight loss and stress. You may wish to improve the appearance with a face or a neck lift.
A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck. You may consider a facelift when you notice changes in your appearance such as:
Some people feel they are not ready for a full facelift because the upper face is still pleasing, yet many will note excess wrinkling of the neck skin, a “turkey wattle” or double chin, and jowl lines. When the neck area doesn't match the upper facial appearance, a neck lift may be a good solution. A neck lift, or lower rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the jawline and neck, such as:
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