Face lift or rhytidectomy is a procedure that improve or remove visible signs of aging in the face and neck, such as,
Relaxation of the skin of the face causing sagging.
Deepening of the folds lines between the nose and corner of the mouth which is called nasolabial folds.
Fat that has fallen or has disappeared.
Loose skin and excess fat of the neck that can appear as double chin or turkey neck.
The loss of youthful appearance in the face can be due to variety of factors including thinning of the skin, loss of facial fats, gravity, sun damage, smoking as well as hereditary and stress.
Other procedures that may be performed in conjunction with face lift are Brow lift and eye lid surgeries to rejuvenate aging eyes and enhance overall facial appearance. Fat transfer or fillers may be sugested to replace the lost volume of the face.