Face & Neck Procedures

Male Facelift

A male facelift is surgical rejuvenation procedure that tightens the facial muscles, improves sagging skin, repositions facial volume to the desired areas, and restores the youthful appearance of the face while maintaining its inherent masculinity.

This procedure is similar to the traditional facelift. However, since excessive alterations can end up feminizing the face, a male facelift uses techniques that ensure the most natural-looking results. When done properly, the outcome is highly natural, retains the patient’s masculine features, and has little to no visible scarring.

Reasons to undergo this procedure

Male patients undergo facelifts to eliminate sagging skin, wrinkles, jowling, and other signs of aging that can make the face look tired and worn. It is the ideal procedure to achieve optimum facial rejuvenation, which includes improved skin smoothness and more defined facial contours.

In the hands of an expert plastic surgeon, patients can expect results that do not appear as if they have had any plastic surgery, with significant improvement on the following issues:

  1. Sagging facial skin and muscles
  2. Excess fat in the lower face
  3. Wrinkles and fine lines

What are the benefits?

Plastic surgery used to be taboo for men. But these days, cutting-edge techniques have made it possible to achieve a natural outcome with subtle, aesthetically pleasing changes. There are many special considerations involved in a male facelift, and as a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon with extensive experience in performing cosmetic and reconstructive surgery on male patients, Dr. Jacob Sedgh fully understands this.

Due to the delicacy of male rejuvenation procedures, he uses the utmost precision and artistry to successfully produce the following results:

  1. Smoother, firmer skin
  2. A more contoured jawline
  3. Slimmer appearance
  4. More attractive facial profile
  5. Subtle overall rejuvenation

The

Initial Consultation

Dr. Sedgh is known among his patients as one of the most approachable, accommodating, and highly professional plastic surgeons in his field. During the initial consultation, he will patiently listen to your concerns and explain the entire procedure to you. He may also show you before and after pictures of other male facelift patients so you can see the quality of his work.

The doctor will conduct the following to assess your eligibility for the procedure and to determine the best surgical approach for your needs:

  1. A thorough physical examination
  2. An assessment of your medical history
  3. Discussion and assessment of problem areas

Those who do not live in the Los Angeles area can avail of a consultation through video conferencing. If you need to travel to undergo the procedure, Dr. Sedgh’s office can also assist you with travel and accommodation arrangements, as well as provide aftercare and concierge services.

MALE FACELIFT PROCEDURE

Before the procedure begins, you will be sedated with either local or general anesthesia. Small incisions will then be created to access the connective tissues and muscles underneath the face. The placement of the incisions will depend on several factors, such as the patient’s facial hair, sideburn placement, height of the hairline, and more. Every patient is different, which is why Dr. Sedgh will carefully plan out the most strategic incision locations to avoid a significant beard or hairline shift, as well as to eliminate visible scars.

Incision depth will also depend on the technique to be used for your specific case. Dr. Sedgh uses advanced facelift techniques to reposition the skin and underlying facial tissues to achieve the desired facelift results. He may also redistribute facial fat or use fillers, implants, or fat injections to add volume to areas that need it to create a more youthful look.

Skin-only pulling is highly avoided as it can result in a very unnatural outcome. Therefore, Dr. Sedgh will make sure that sagging facial skin, muscles, and fat are all manipulated and sutured into place to ensure highly natural, long-lasting results.

Dr. Sedgh will then remove any excess facial tissues, close the incisions, and apply bandages or dressings to the treated area.

A male facelift takes about three to four hours, but can extend up to six hours when performed with other cosmetic procedures such as a neck lift, facial implants, resurfacing techniques, or injection of fat or fillers.

RECOVERY

A facelift is an outpatient procedure, so you will be able to go home on the same day of the surgery. However, make sure to have someone with you for the first 24 hours to ensure your safety.

Most patients may notice swelling, bruising, and even mild to moderate discomfort or pain in the first days following the procedure, but these should diminish in the next 10 to 14 days and can be managed through special medications and aftercare instructions.

The first follow-up meeting will take place one day after the surgery, followed by several additional meetings throughout the first week. If the patient cannot do a clinic visit, Dr. Sedgh can also conduct these follow-ups through phone or Skype.

In the interest of a fast, comfortable, and healthy recovery, Dr. Sedgh will personally monitor and assess your healing and recovery progress for up to a year following the procedure.

Patient Reviews

“I seriously would like to thank Dr Sedgh. Such an honest caring person. My surgery time was not the perfect moment to do it I had a family loss four days before my sugery and he made everything so easy and comforting. My nose look natural and perfect I could breath so much better and I couldn’t be any more happy with the work he did. Once again thank you.”

C. Chavez

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