Atlanta Facelift Surgery – the Natural Facelift Surgery
Atlanta Facelift Surgery – the Natural Facelift
Our Natural Facelift surgery, created by Atlanta double board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Mike Majmundar, was developed to address many of the concerns patients have in regards to a facelift. These are 1) looking pulled, 2) having thick scars that show, 3) not lasting more than 3-4 years, 4) looking weird or odd, and 5) having a painful recovery.
Our Natural Facelift Surgery addresses these concerns by directly addressing each of these and still providing a result that looks natural. How does it differ from traditional facelift surgery? It differs in 3 major ways.
1. Unlike traditional facelift surgery in Atlanta that rely on pulling the skin to obtain the lift, in our Natural Facelift Surgery, tissues underneath the skin are tightened instead followed by a gentle redraping of the facial and neck skin over the tightened tissues. Excess skin is still removed, but because we don’t rely on pulling the skin to get the lift, we can avoid a pulled or overdone appearance everytime.
2. Because the skin isn’t pulled tightly, there is less tension on the incision when sutured back together. When skin is pulled too tightly, it can not only give a person a pulled look but it also causes the scars to widen and become unsightly. This is a problem for women who wear their hair up when working out or for men who have short hair. By avoiding this stress on the skin with the Natural Facelift surgery, the incisions of the Natural Facelift heal almost invisibly allowing the person to wear their hair any way they want.
3. Greater than 90% of patients undergoing the Natural Facelift surgery do not complain about pain. Every person has a different pain tolerance and, as such, pain medicine is provided to every patient; however, greater than 90% of patients undergoing this procedure use nothing more than Tylenol.
These characteristics are also shared by our Natural Mini-facelift, Natural Revision Facelift, and Natural Male Facelift. Natural Facelift surgery candidates are usually women in their 50s-90s who are healthy, social, and active individuals but feel they look older on the outside than they feel on the inside. Because of the Natural Facelift technique, it is extremely popular not only in the Caucasian skin type but also among darker skin types including ethnic skin as the technique minimizes the stress on the incision and, as a result, minimizes the chance of scarring, including keloid scarring, and pigmentation.
The downtime with the procedure averages 12 days. The first week, we ask our patients not to perform any heavy lifting, bending over, or strenous activities. On day 7, we let our patients resume those activities but bruising and swelling usually takes, on average, 12 days from the date of surgery to resolve. Patients do not complain about pain with this procedure and most individuals will use Tylenol for pain relief if needed.
For more information on our different facelifts, visit our facelift website: www.atlantaminifacelift.com.