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Procedures You Can Combine With a Facelift

A facelift is many people’s ideal plastic surgery procedure because it can take years off your appearance, remove sagging skin, refine wrinkles, and leave you feeling more confident about yourself. However, if you have multiple cosmetic concerns to address simultaneously, you may want to think about adding the following procedures to your facelift surgery.

Eyelid Lift

An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, is a relatively straightforward procedure that can help revitalize the skin around your eyes. In an upper eyelid lift, Dr. Desman will remove loose skin that may be impeding your peripheral vision and making you look older than your real age. With a lower eyelid lift, Dr. Desman can improve the appearance of drooping undereye bags that cause you to appear constantly tired, sad, or angry. After a blepharoplasty, your eyes will look vibrant, alert, and approachable.

Brow Lift

While an expertly performed facelift can do wonders for the neck and lower portion of your face, a brow lift can tighten the sagging muscles under the forehead, revitalizing the upper third of your face. Deep furrows between your eyebrows – or eyebrows that have begun to sag due to gravity – can give you a permanent frown, even when you’re feeling happy and relaxed. Brow lift surgery is a popular technique for helping restore a brighter and naturally refreshed appearance.


If you’re looking to enhance your facelift results without getting another surgery, injectable products such as neuromodulators and dermal fillers are excellent add-on treatments. At the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, we also offer Kybella® – a one-of-a-kind innovation for permanently eliminating a double chin without stitches, anesthesia, or downtime.

Benefits of Combining Procedures

Advancements in the field of cosmetic medicine have given you more options than ever before. During a facelift consultation, Dr. Desman may suggest complementary procedures that can help further enhance your appearance and enable you to make the most of your facelift results. Here are some advantages to consider.

  • Only One Recovery Period: You’ll need to plan to take a couple of weeks off work for resting and healing after a facelift. By combinig surgeries such as a facelift and eyelid lift, you won’t have to disrupt your busy schedule with two separate recovery periods. Instead, you can have one restful experience of giving your body the time it needs to heal.
  • Cost Savings: Various fees accompany plastic surgery, such as operating room costs and anesthesiologist fees. If you opt to have two or more procedures done at the same time, you can save yourself money in the long run.
  • More Dramatic Results: Once you’ve made a full recovery, you can expect to rack up the compliments from friends, family, and co-workers. You will be able to enjoy a full-face rejuvenation with long-lasting effects.

Northern Virginia’s Leading Facelift Surgeon

As a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Northern Virginia, Maryland, and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Dr. Eric Desman has been helping women and men achieve their aesthetic goals for two decades. If you’re looking for an expert surgeon to provide a personalized facelift experience, please contact us online for your no-obligation consultation.