What are some of the limitations associated with facelift surgery?

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July 12, 2013

There are pre-existing conditions that can adversely influence the outcome of facial surgery. These include thin skin, poor skin elasticity, heavy wrinkling and sun damage, fat atrophy with generalized facial hollowing, unfavorable underlying bone structure, poor healing tendencies, prior facial surgery not well done, and previous injections of silicone and other substances into the face. The best surgical effort will likely achieve a more modest result in the presence of one or more of these factors.


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