What is Facelift?

  • The repositioning of underlying facial tissues to help you regain a youthful appearance
  • Can help improve skin tone
  • Adjusts the facial fat to prevent sagging
  • Tightens cheeks, lips, and mouth
  • Other features like eyes and brows can be added to the facelift treatment

Some of the benefits of a facelift include:

    • Facelift creates and boosts self-confidence if done properly
    • Facelift does not carry harmful side effects after the surgery
    • Facelift reduces the effects and signs of aging and stress
    • Facelift surgery allows for quick and convincing results

What are the Facelift Options?

The following are the options for facelift patients:

  • Short scar facelift
  • Deep plane facelift
  • Superficial musculoaponeurotic system facelift (SMAS)
  • Endoscopic facelift

Facelift solutions can vary from patient to patient depending on their current facial condition.

What Patients Need to Know About Facelift Surgery

Our professional surgeon walks the extra mile to satisfy the facelift surgery needs of patients. Some common questions asked by patients include:

  • Is the institute/center performing facelift surgery for Bellevue, a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  • Who will perform my facelift surgery?
  • Can I have facelift surgery?
  • What precautions are taken during facelift surgery?
  • What changes can I expect after facelift surgery?
  • How much is the recovery time after facelift surgery?
  • What is the cost of facelift surgery?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with my facelift surgery?

We have over 25 years of experience in the facelift industry, which enables us to offer honest and professional advice to residents planning to have a facelift.

Facelift FAQ’s

How long is recovery from a facelift?

Each patient will heal a bit differently and the recovery lengths will vary. Most patients will start notice swelling subside within 10 to 14 days. After two weeks, patients usually return to work.

What is best age for facelift?

Candidates for a Facelift fall between the ages of 35 and 65. The optimal age to get a facelift procedure done is between 45 and 50.

Does a Facelift Get Rid of Wrinkles?

As we age, lines and wrinkles start to show on the face. A facelift can lift and smooth the skin to make you appear younger and get rid of the wrinkles and lines.

When Can You Wash Your Hair After a Facelift?

You may shower or bathe about three days following your surgery.

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at

Dr. Marshall T. Partington MD, F.A.C.S. is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving patients in the Seattle, Bellevue and Kirkland areas. Dr. Partington is known for his cutting edge surgical techniques to deliver natural-looking results to his patients. Dr. Partington views each person and their story as a new journey with a very specific and unique objective. The happiness and gratitude of our patients is his greatest reward of all.

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