Answers to Your Top 6 Toronto FaceLift Questions
Year after year, Toronto facelifts remain very popular among cosmetic surgery clients.
One of the primary reasons for their popularity is the fact that the results are typically far longer-lasting than those achieved with non-invasive procedures.
How to Achieve the Best Results
For people contemplating a facelift, there are a few questions that come up frequently. Here are the answers to your top 6 Toronto facelift questions:
1. Who is a good candidate for a facelift?
An ideal candidate for a Toronto facelift is typically around 45 to 50 years of age. This is because the results are usually more natural-looking and effective if visible signs of aging are tackled sooner rather than later. Although this is the optimal age, there is no set age or profile for a facelift candidate. Following a consultation, the procedure is typically individualized to account for factors such as age, body type, skin type, etc.
It is also necessary for the candidate to be in good overall health and be emotionally prepared to undergo this life-changing surgery. The ideal candidate should also be prepared to follow post-operative advice closely and be able to get at least 2 or 3 weeks of downtime from work.
2. What kind of facelift is best?
A facelift is not a one-size-fits-all procedure. The best results are achieved when the surgery is customized to individual conditions. Therefore, there is no single type of facelift that is the best for everyone.
The most important factor is to find a highly skilled and experienced facial plastic surgeon who is able to identify which kind of facelift will work best for you. At Dr. Torgerson’s Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic in downtown Toronto, he uses a highly advanced 3D imaging system to generate possible post-op results for patients to preview before undergoing the procedure. After an in-depth evaluation where the amount of sagging and laxity of the skin is assessed and your skin quality and age are taken into account, Dr. Torgerson is able to recommend the best type of facelift to achieve the results you are looking for.
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3. How long does the surgery take, and what is the recovery time?
This will depend on the extent of the procedure. With a mini facelift, most patients are done in around 2 hours, whereas a full Toronto facelift usually takes 3 to 4 hours or even longer if combined with another procedure.
Recovery time also varies, but swelling typically goes down in 10 to 14 days, and patients are often able to return to work in 2 weeks.
4. What are the risks?
When performed at the hands of a skilled and experienced surgeon, facelifts are typically a safe procedure. However, as with any surgery, there are some inherent risks. Infection, although rare, is possible as well as bleeding in the post-operative period, resulting in hematomas.
5. How will I look different following a facelift?
Once the swelling has subsided and the healing process is well underway, most patients find that they look “refreshed” following a Toronto facelift. Dr. Torgerson places great importance on natural-looking results versus a “pulled” or “done” look.
6. What should I look for in a plastic surgeon?
It is extremely important to choose a well-known surgeon who is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. They should not be a general plastic surgeon, but one who specializes in facial plastic surgery of the head and neck. Since a facial cosmetic surgeon is an expert in the anatomy of the face, they are best equipped to perform a successful and natural-looking facelift.
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