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What Is a Male Facelift?

Like women, men will face the impacts aging, genetics, sun expose, and lifestyle choices have on their faces. As such, many men look to the facelift procedure to reduce wrinkles and restore a firm, handsome, and youthful appearance. However, the external and internal structures of a man’s face are very different from those of a woman. For this reason, a male facelift needs to be specifically tailored to meet a man’s unique needs.

The placement of the incisions will be the primary difference in a facelift customized for a man. For this procedure, board-certified Virginia plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman, will place the incisions along the crease where your ear meets the side of your face, around your earlobe, and underneath your hairline along your lower scalp. This placement allows for less visible scarring while also reducing instances of excessive bleeding.

Through your incisions, Dr. Desman will remove excess fat and skin before tightening your facial muscles and firming remaining skin around your facial features. This can provide you with a much more youthful and attractive appearance, restoring feelings of appeal as well as well-defined facial features.

Depending on your unique needs, Dr. Desman may recommend combining your male facelift with eyelid surgery or a brow lift. This will be discussed with you during your initial consultation.

If you are a man living in or around Washington D.C. or Northern Virginia, including Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Fairfax County and Springfield, Virginia and would like more information about the male facelift procedure, please contact the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery to schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Desman today.