Facelift

Joel  A. Aronowitz, MD -  - Plastic Surgeon

Joel A. Aronowitz, MD

Plastic Surgeon located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA

Facelift Specialist
Dr. Aronowitz helps patients from in and around Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, California to look their best with services such as facelifts to reduce the visible signs of aging and help patients look younger and healthier.

Facelift Q & A

by Joel A. Aronowitz, MD

Facelift Beverly HillsWhat is a facelift?

Several factors including sun damage, lifestyle habits such as diet and smoking, heredity, gravity, and stress can affect the condition of a person’s skin and make it more susceptible to displaying early signs of aging. A facelift is a surgical procedure used to reduce the visible signs of aging on a patient’s neck and face. Some of the concerns that can be addressed with a facelift include:

  • Loss of fat
  • Lost skin tone
  • Drooping or sagging skin
  • Deep creases beneath eyelids
  • Excess fatty deposits
  • Deep creases which run from alongside the nose down to the corner of the mouth


Are there different types of facelifts?

There are a few different types of facelifts which will achieve different results. They include:

  • Mini facelift- This is ideal to reduce sagging in the lower portion of the face such as the lower cheeks, jawline, and neck.
  • Temporal facelift- A temporal facelift is the opposite of the mini facelift. This procedure is aimed at the eyebrow region and the upper half of the person’s face.
  • Full facelift- The full facelift improves the appearance of the entire face.
  • PRP and PPP Injections- Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and Platelet-poor plasma (PPP) injections are made from the patient’s blood. PPP stimulates the body’s natural healing abilities and improves skin health. PRP has a high concentration of fibrinogen which can add volume. The can be performed alongside any lift.
  • Autologous Stem cell injections- Stem cells encourage healthy cellular growth. Also, obtained from the patient, these can be used to increase healing, add volume, and reduce the appearance scarring.
  • Hyperbaric therapy- Before and/or after surgery, patients sit in a pressurized room which helps to boost healing and provide excellent results.


What can I expect for results?

Patients will notice an improvement in their appearance as soon as they have recovered fully from the procedure. Dr. Aronowitz helps his patients to achieve a natural and more youthful appearance with his facelift procedures. Patients should protect their renewed youthful appearance by following a daily routine of sun protection and a healthy lifestyle to prolong the results. Dr. Aronowitz will provide specific instructions to ensure a smooth and effective recovery.

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Joel Aronowitz, MD
8635 West 3rd Street
Suite 1090W
Los Angeles, CA 90048