If you feel like you look tired and old every time you look in the mirror, a facelift may be a good option. It can resolve hanging jowls and a “turkey neck,” tighten up sagging skin, get rid of deep creases, and leave you looking and feeling amazing.

Although a traditional facelift does offer many benefits, it also comes with some drawbacks. Because it is a surgical procedure, there may be “side effects,” including scarring. The good news, however, is that you can reap the benefit of a traditional facelift while reducing its drawbacks by undergoing an  ExpresS-Lift.

An ExpresS-Lift is less invasive than a traditional facelift and can reduce the appearance of scars. Keep reading to learn how it works.

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What is an ExpresS-Lift?

The ExpresS-Lift facelift is performed under local anesthesia to eliminate any pain and to reduce post-operative bruising. Because it requires only a short skin incision, which is carefully placed around the hairline and ears, post-operative scarring is also minimized. Most significantly, unlike with a traditional facelift, the Express-Lift incision ends just behind the ear lobe and does not extend into the hairline behind the ear. The longer, traditional incision can result in significant scarring that may be visible if the patient wears their hair “up.”

If you choose to undergo an ExpresS-Lift, you can expect the incision to become inconspicuous after it heals. When you’re interacting with people, they are unlikely to detect any scarring.

Benefits of an ExpresS-Lift

There are a number of benefits of undergoing an ExpresS-Lift instead of a traditional facelift. It can leave you with reduced jowls, a smoother neck, contoured jawline and overall younger look. In addition, its recovery period is far shorter because this procedure comes with minimal bruising and swelling. The ExpresS-Lift may be just what you need to restore your confidence without the lengthy recovery period and scarring associated with a traditional facelift.

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Good Candidates for an ExpresS-Lift

If you are looking for a way to resolve the signs of aging in your face and/or neck yet are turned off by the drawbacks of a traditional facelift, the ExpresS-Lift may be right for you. It can provide you with beautiful, natural-looking results with minimal downtime and discomfort. Scheduling a consultation at our office is the best way to determine whether you could benefit from an ExpresS-Lift.

I was very pleased with my procedure. I had a blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) and a facelift. Very pleased with both procedures as mentioned earlier. Dr. Langdon and staff were there for before and after surgery and all so nice. They answer any question you might have. I am age 66 and so glad I dId this.


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Take the Next Step

If you have further questions about the ExpresS-Lift or are wondering if you’re a good candidate for this treatment, we encourage you to schedule a consultation at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT. Call us at 203-453-8625 or fill out our convenient online contact form.