As the most expressive part of your body, your face provides the world with insights into your personality. When aging causes the skin of your face to wrinkle, sag, or crease, expressing yourself becomes a little more difficult. A face lift is a procedure that can counteract these effects of age. Years of facial aging can be reversed in a single operation.
Dr. Leif Nordberg performs face lift procedures at his office in Stamford and is known for providing his patients with incredibly satisfying results. Combining his highly acclaimed surgical skills and his keen artistic eye, Dr. Nordberg has mastered the ability to renew the youth of your face in the most natural way possible. Please contact our office for more information about what these techniques can do for you.
Understanding the Procedure
The incision will begin just above the ear, extend along the hairline down toward the front of the ear, and end behind the ear above the hairline. An additional incision will be made under the chin. The muscles on the surface of the neck and the tissues of the cheeks with which they blend will be suspended and tightened through these incisions. Then, the skin of the face and neck will be repositioned, providing the long-lasting results of the layered face lift.
The face lift is performed in one day and you will leave our Stamford facility a few hours after you arrive with a gauze wrapping and a small drain tube. Mild bruising and swelling are to be expected for ten to fourteen days following the procedure.
Post-operative Day 1, Dr. Nordberg will remove dressings and drains. Post-operative Day 5 he will remove some sutures and all remaining sutures will be removed post-operative Day 12. Patients may also be instructed to wear a compression garment.
If you are experiencing any combination of the following, you may be a candidate for face lift:
- Deepening “smile lines”
- Sagging facial skin
- Deepening folds from the corners of the mouth to the jaw
- Progressive sagging of the skin under the chin and neck
- The appearance of jowls or parallel bands between the neck and jaw
The final determination of your candidacy for a face lift will be determined after an extensive examination by Dr. Nordberg.
What Sets Us Apart
Most cosmetic surgeons limit themselves to lifting and tightening the face, but it takes a true specialist like Dr. Nordberg to recognize the behaviors of the deep tissue of the face and take them into account when planning for a face lift. Fat transfer is one of the advanced techniques we use to ensure that your results are natural. Particularly noted in the way we revive beautiful, full, round cheeks, fat grafting eliminates the hollowing effect of age. Beyond the ability to add volume to the deep layers of the face, fat transfer also has the potential to improve the quality of the overlying skin.
Each one of our patients is treated with a highly customized care plan and is given personalized attention from Dr. Nordberg and our staff to ensure that their goals are met.
Learn More about Face Lift Surgery
We invite you to bring any questions or concerns you may have about the face lift procedure we perform at our Stamford office to our staff. We recognize the power of patient education and want you to be as informed as possible when making the decision to undergo cosmetic surgery. Please contact us by calling or emailing.