brandbedandbreakfast SAID:

How long does a facelift last?

Is it safe to have more than one?

Is there an age when you should stop having cosmetic surgery (except for Joan Rivers who never stops.)

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On: December 28, 2012
To doctors from: NY

3 Answers

  1. Dr. William Rosenblatt wrote on :

    It usually lasts 6 to 10 years, although the older you are when you have the first one, you may need a touch up before 5 years. It is safe to have more than one. If your general health is good, there is no top age.

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  2. Dr. Kevin Tehrani wrote on :

    Dear Harriet,
    While there are many opinions about this, I believe that one needs to have a facelift once in their lifetime. There isn’t a chronological time when this is performed that could be in the 60s or even the 70s. With the advent of fillers and nonsurgical tightening procedures like Ultherapy, Facelift is commonly performed in patients in their 60s In my practice. Just looking at the posted picture, barring your full physical examination you seem like a good candidate for eyelid rejuvenation prior to a facelift.

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