The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that cosmetic procedures involving lifts are among the most popular surgeries in the United States. Since 2000, there has been an increase in the popularity of breast lifts, buttock lifts, lower body lifts, and upper arm lifts. Also, more men and women are undergoing facelifts to rejuvenate their youthful and energetic appearance.

As the ASPS explains, the medical term for a facelift is a rhytidectomy, which is a surgical procedure that reduces signs of aging in the neck and face by addressing sags and folds in the skin. It is natural to develop fine lines and wrinkles as you age, but a facelift can minimize their appearance while simultaneously addressing sagging jowls and excess fat in your neck.

If your face has lost its defined contours and you are considering a facelift, contact Fountain of Youth Plastic Surgery. Dr. C. Randall Harrell, M.D. is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has been doing facelifts for 25 years and is highly experiences to help you achieve your ultimate beauty goals. Call 800-781-0818 to schedule an appointment with this Palm Harbor facelift surgeon.

Read on to learn about four primary benefits of undergoing a facelift:

1. Minimal Scarring

Although a facelift is technically a surgical procedure, it will not leave any noticeable scars. Dr. Harrell personalizes every procedure for each patient, so you can rest assured that the final outcome with look natural.

2. More Confidence

Aging is inevitable, but looking old doesn’t have to be. If you are self-conscious about sagging skin on your face or excess fat around your neck, a facelift may help. Many patients who undergo facelift surgery report a boost in confidence that has a profoundly positive effect on their careers, relationships, and other aspects of life.

3. More Defined Contours

There is a lot you can do with makeup when it comes to creating the illusion of contours; however, if you have wrinkled or sagging skin, you are going to end up spending a fortune on beauty products because your foundation will settle in the folds of your skin, forcing you to use excessive amounts of it.

After undergoing a facelift, you will have tighter skin with more defined contours. In fact, you may feel so beautiful following the procedure that you will start wearing less makeup in general and even skip it entirely on some days.

4. Lasting Results

Before removing any sagging skin, your facelift surgeon, Dr. Harrell will tighten the facial muscles which sag over time.  Dr. Harrell can rearrange and tighten the muscles and skin to help reverse the signs of aging. Reconfiguring these facial muscles will reduce the tension pulling on your skin following the procedure and ultimately will help the results last longer.

If you would like to experience all the benefits of getting a facelift, turn to Fountain of Youth Plastic Surgery. Dr. Harrell has seen more than 40,000 patients in private practice, so you know you will be in good, experienced hands. Call 800-781-0818 to schedule an appointment with a Palm Harbor facelift surgeon.