In this video, you will learn about facelifts. Facelifts have been around for more than a century. It has evolved a lot over time. Presently, there exist multiple types of facelifts, which can differ greatly in how they handle the face.
Some techniques are best for younger faces, while other more advanced techniques are better for achieving natural results in the older face. Dr. Soares briefly reviews the history of the facelift and some of the most popular techniques in existence today. Some other facelifts not included in this video include those that essentially play around with short incisions and different methods. A SMAS Plication is used today, still. It can be done rather rapidly. It does not require any cutting. The SMAS Plication is a bit outdated, however, still used. There are more up-to-date methods. In an attempt to make this procedure quicker was developed in 1994. A strip of skin is removed and the edges are shortened. The earlier techniques were labeled as too time-consuming. They also did not address the aging of the cheeks. If you are interested in learning more about facelifts, keep watching this video for more information, tips, and best practices.