There are many factors that can impact the longevity of your facelift. Facelift surgery is considered permanent and does offer longer-lasting benefits than non-surgical, minimally invasive skin-tightening procedures such as Ultherapy, fillers, or laser treatments. Your skin quality, genes, and skincare maintenance and routine are certainly important factors in the quality and durability of your facelift. Other external factors such as smoking and stress can add years to our appearance and affect the results. However, overall, a facelift is considered to be the gold standard in the facial rejuvenation category with the longest-lasting results of any cosmetic treatment.