Facelift in Fredericksburg, VA

What Is a Facelift?

Plastic surgeons Dr. Howard Heppe, Dr. Harold Bautista, and Dr. Pejman Aflaki provide a full spectrum of facial cosmetic surgeries in Fredericksburg, VA. A facelift is one of our most sought-after procedures at Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg. This treatment concentrates on specific areas of the face to reduce drooping features and wrinkles to obtain a refreshed, firmer appearance. Based upon your unique concerns, a facelift can focus on the areas around the eyes, the mid-face area and cheeks, the bottom portion including the jowls, mouth, neck, and more for an all-encompassing youthful look. The facelift technique used depends on your desired outcome, skin condition, degree of skin laxity, age, lifestyle, and other factors. Some individuals want a full facelift while others may only be ready for a mid-facelift. Drs. Heppe, Bautista, and Aflaki are skilled surgeons who thoroughly understand the complex anatomy of facelift surgery. The overall goal is to create a natural appearance that's soft and beautiful.

How Is a Facelift Performed?

Regardless of your aesthetic concerns, there are numerous facelifts to consider. Some facelifts rejuvenate the upper portion of the face while others focus on the lower two-thirds. In addition, some techniques are slightly more invasive than others. It's very common for some individuals to have a brow lift or fillers and BOTOX® to complement their results. A few of the more common facelift methods include:

  • Full Facelift
    Considered the gold standard, the full facelift usually uses an incision near the hairline, extending down to the temple region and reaching the base of the ears. The underlying facial muscles are carefully pulled and tightened to produce a lifted outcome, which reduces excessive lines and wrinkles. The traditional facelift is reserved for patients who have signs of advanced aging. With this lift, several facial rejuvenation methods may be combined, including upper or lower blepharoplasty to enhance the eyes or neck reduction for the lower region.
  • Mini Facelift
    When undergoing a mini facelift, a tiny incision is made near the ears to elevate the skin, which helps the mouth and jawline. This process creates nice and subtle enhancements that look natural.
  • Mid-Facelift
    Incorporating a similar technique to the mini facelift, the mid-facelift (cheeks) addresses the hollow and lax areas around the cheekbones and the upper jaw. This lift works well for those who desire enhancement in the lower two-thirds of the face and improves the look of the jowls.
  • Lower Facelift
    This particular facelift addresses the neck region, chin, and in many cases, the jowls. Methods of a nonsurgical nature, such as laser skin tightening or KYBELLA®, can also be used for chin reduction to attain a younger-looking neck.

What Are the Benefits of A Facelift?

An individualized facelift treatment carried out at Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, VA is an excellent cosmetic solution for patients affected by wrinkles and sagging and seeking to improve the appearance of their complexion. The cosmetic and practical benefits of this procedure involve:

  • Tightening hanging cheeks and double chins
  • Good for women and men alike
  • Reducing multiple signs of aging
  • Enhancing comprehensive facial contours
  • Restoring lost fullness throughout the mid-face and beneath the eyes
  • Leaves a minimal amount of scarring that may be smoothly concealed
  • Benefits are long-lasting
  • Firming lax, sagging skin
  • Efficient at improving mild to severe lines and folds
  • Lessening the appearance of smile lines and wrinkles around your eyes and lips

Saw Dr. Bautista for breast augmentation and extremely pleased with my experience. He was patient with my questions and educated me on realistic results. I’m overwhelmingly happy with the outcome and without hesitation recommend him!

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I had such a great experience here. Everyone in the office is so helpful and professional. I’ve had 5 large babies and had quite the muffin top situation going on. I can’t believe the difference the tummy tuck made. I’ve heard of other people traveling far away to get procedures done, but I’m super grateful we have such a high caliber plastic surgery office here in Fredericksburg!

K.B. Google

I had a breast augmentation done in May and I could not be happier. Dr Heppe and his staff were very professional, helpful and supportive in making sure that what I wanted is what I got. I’ve waited my entire adult life for this surgery and would do it again with this team in a second. A+ all the way around!

K.L. Google

I recently underwent a transformative journey with Dr. Aflaki, a highly skilled plastic surgeon, on March 15th. I opted for a tummy tuck and breast augmentation, and I must say that my experience exceeded all expectations. From start to finish, Dr. Aflaki’s commitment to precision and the compassionate care provided by his team made my surgical experience truly remarkable. Dr. Aflaki’s attention to detail was evident from the moment we began discussing the procedure. He took the time to understand my aesthetic goals and concerns, ensuring that I felt comfortable and informed throughout the entire process. His expertise in the field of plastic surgery was apparent, and he skillfully guided me towards the best approach for achieving my desired results. On the day of the surgery, Dr. Aflaki’s expertise shone through as he performed the tummy tuck and breast augmentation with incredible precision. His surgical skills combined with his meticulous attention to detail resulted in outcomes that surpassed my expectations. Specifically since he had to correct errors made in my breast augmentation years 15 years ago. His ability to adapt to the unexpected was outstanding. The results were natural and beautifully enhanced my figure, leaving me feeling confident and delighted with the transformation. I must also commend Dr. Aflaki’s team of nurses who were kind, attentive, and exceptionally supportive during my recovery period. They ensured that I received the utmost care and comfort, promptly addressing any concerns or questions that arose. Their empathy and dedication made a significant difference in my recovery journey, and I am incredibly grateful for their presence. Overall, I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Aflaki as a plastic surgeon. His attention to detail, expertise, and genuine care for his patients set him apart. As you can see on his great collection of before and after pictures on instagram. My tummy tuck and breast augmentation experience was truly exceptional, and I am thrilled with the results. If you are seeking a highly skilled surgeon who prioritizes patient satisfaction and surrounds themselves with a compassionate team, Dr. Aflaki is undoubtedly an excellent choice.

J.E. Google

The whole staff was amazing. I had a breast lift with augmentation and I love the results. I am no longer embarrassed about my chest. I also had filler under my eyes and everyone at work has commented on how rested I look. My only regret is I wish I would have done this procedure years ago.

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The Right Facelift for You

Cosmetic facial surgery can take years off your face and give you a fresh look. Today, there are a wide range of choices for surgery, depending on your unique goals. This procedure is meant to make you look younger but still natural. To hear more about this treatment, we invite you to call Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, VA to schedule your consult with Drs. Heppe, Bautista, and Aflaki.

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