Facelift Surgeon and Surgery in Tampa

When you trust your face to a surgeon, not only should you choose a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon but, one whom has years of experience doing face lift surgeries.

Choose C. Randall Harrell M.D. as your face lift surgeon because of his experience and because he is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Harrell 25 years experience in making faces more beautiful and turning back the clock so that you still look like you but a younger well-rested version. He specializes in Natural looking face lifts.  Being too pulled or odd looking is not the goal.

Good Candidates for Facelift Surgery are those who are concerned about loose skin on the lower face and neck.

If you are bothered by sagging jowls, a “turkey neck gobbler”, the hanging skin on your neck, or loss of muscle or volume in the mid-face you are probably a good candidate for a facelift/neck lift.  A face lift is a surgical procedure that allows Dr. Harrell to uplift your mid-face and tighten your jowls and neck. He can also help the deep creases along the nose and extending to the corners of the mouth.  Sometimes he uses fat transfer along with the facelift/neck lift to correct the loss of volume in your facial structure.  Dr. Harrell will determine if you are a good candidate for these procedures.

A face lift is an individualized procedure.  One size does not fit all. You should consider facial rejuvenation for yourself not to fulfill someone else’s wishes or their image of you.

Facelift Consultations are a Way to Visualize your Possible Results

When you come for a consultation here at the Fountain of Youth Institute you will meet one of our image consultants who will go over the procedure and what to expect.  Then Dr. Harrell will come in to examine you and talk with you about your expectations.  It is important that you be completely honest about your health, lifestyle and previous medical procedures and what you are wanting from the surgery results.

For example:

  • What are you considering to have the surgery, and what do you expect from the outcome?
  • Do you have any drug allergies, or medical conditions?  What are your past surgeries?
  • What medications are you taking currently?  What about vitamins or herbal supplements?  Do you smoke?  How much alcohol do you have per week?
  • If you are over the age of 40 you will need a cardiac clearance, but we will help you schedule this appointment.

Recovery Time Can Vary, but is 7-10 Days on Average

Dr. Harrell and his nurse will also evaluate your general health and any risk factors you may have prior to surgery. Dr. Harrell will examine your face and discuss all the options with you depending on what outcome you are expecting. He will talk about recovery time and what to expect during your recuperation.

Dr. Harrell’s Face lift Results are Long Lasting

Our image consultant can do digital photo imaging on your face so you can see what kind of results Dr. Harrell can produce for you. Many people ask how long these results will last. While it may take several weeks for the complete swelling to go down and up to 6 months for the incision lines to mature, your results are long lasting. If you wear sun protection, and maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle it will extend the results of your more youthful appearance. Many patients tell us that their face lift and neck-lift lasts more than a decade.

Prior to surgery, you will have a pre-op where the nurse will go over every thing you will need to know before your surgery and so you are comfortable and ready.

Dr. Harrell has thousands of satisfied patients, patients who feel more confident and more beautiful after surgery with him.

Are You a Facelift Candidate?

Typically, patients over the age of 18 who are exhibiting signs of aging are candidates for a Face Lift. It is important to discuss your health history candidly with Dr. Harrell as this is an important part of the consultation process. Dr Harrell has been providing cosmetic surgeries and face lifts in Tampa for years, and offers both professionalism and experience to ensure your procedures go smoothly.

In order to determine if you are a candidate for a Face Lift you should schedule a consultation with Dr. Harrell, a board certified plastic surgeon, for a comprehensive evaluation or Call us today and find out how we can make your dream come true at

800-781-0818 (800-781-0818).

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Your Consultation in Palm Harbor

When you arrive at the Fountain of Youth Institute®, you will be greeted by our friendly staff. During your face lift consultation, you will have an opportunity to meet with Dr. Harrell in order to discuss your specific areas of concern and together develop a treatment plan that will provide you with your desired results. You will also be able to view our before and after photos of actual patients who have had a Face Lift performed by Dr. Harrell. The consultation is a great time to ask any questions about the procedure, recovery period and to address any concerns you might have.