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As we age, many aspects of our appearance change, including our skin. Over time, the skin begins to lose tone and elasticity, leading to sagging, fine lines, and wrinkles. Fortunately, there are solutions to these common problems that can help increase your confidence and restore a more youthful appearance.

A facelift in Indiana can rejuvenate your look for healthier, younger-looking skin. Following the procedure, most people cannot tell that there was any surgery that took place, as the areas of incision can be hidden by the hairline, jawline, or behind the ears. The benefits of this surgery can last up to ten years, with even longer-lasting effects on a person’s confidence.

Benefits of a Facelift

Most people experience changes in the shape of their faces and the appearance of their skin as they age due to lost elasticity and additional fat deposits below the skin’s surface. A facelift at The Centre, P.C.’s Indiana clinic, also called a rhytidectomy, can provide the following benefits to counteract the effects of aging:

  • Reduced appearance of sagging or wrinkled skin
  • Removal of excess skin at the lower jawline
  • Smoothing of skin folds and lines around the nose and mouth area

A facelift typically involves removing excess skin, smoothing out folds and deep wrinkles, and tightening the facial skin tissues. As a result, a facelift can counteract age-related changes in your skin and face for a revitalized appearance.

What to Expect Before and After a Facelift Procedure

Despite being an outpatient procedure, a facelift is considered major medical surgery, so it is vital to consult with a board-certified surgeon at our Indiana clinic. Before surgery, you will meet with your plastic surgeon to discuss past medical history, goals for getting a facelift, and expectations for the procedure, including prep and recovery guidelines. The doctor will usually take measurements and pictures during the consultation and before surgical intervention.

Recovery for Facial Tightening Surgery

Barring any health complications, the patient can usually go home after the procedure without an overnight stay in the hospital. Most facelift surgeries take anywhere from two to five hours, depending on the specific patient and their goals. Recovery usually takes up to a few weeks for the incision site to heal and swelling to fully decrease.

Our Indiana facelift surgeons will also schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your healing process and remove stitches from the incision site. As swelling decreases, the patient can expect to see tighter, smoother, and more youthful-looking facial skin.

Rejuvenate Your Appearance with a Facelift in Indiana at The Centre, P.C.

Age-related changes to your face and skin are often unavoidable, and sagging, fine lines, and wrinkles are all part of the normal aging process. However, a facelift in Indiana provides a way to combat the negative effects of aging and rejuvenate your look. With a more youthful appearance and healthier-looking skin, you can live your life with greater confidence.

If you wish to attain smoother, younger-looking skin and turn back the clock on your appearance, consider the benefits of a facelift procedure. At The Centre, P.C., our experienced, board-certified surgeons are here to discuss your goals and create a plan to achieve them. Give us a call today to set up a consultation and learn more about the physical and mental benefits of revitalizing your facial appearance.

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Meet the Doctors
Dr. Downs
Dr. Downs

Ronald K. Downs, M.D., F.A.C.S. founded The Centre, P.C. in Elkhart, Indiana in 1992. He is an active member in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Downs is also a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Medical Association, The Ohio Valley Plastic Surgery Society, The Rush Surgical Society, and The Indiana State Medical Association where he serves on the board of directors and has served as the president from 2003 to 2004.

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Dr. Macias

Dr. Macias completed her plastic and reconstructive surgery residency training at Spectrum Health/Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is currently Board-Eligible with the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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Dr. Viscardi
Dr. Viscardi

Patrick J. Viscardi, M.D. has been part of the surgical team at The Centre, P.C. since 1998. Dr. Viscardi graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, as a summa cum laude. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Rochester in New York. Dr. Viscardi completed his internship and general surgery residency at the University of Louisville, where he served as chief resident from 1994 to 1995.

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