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Is There a Best Age for a Facelift?

Can you be too old or too young for a facelift? Since most facelift surgeries are performed between the ages of 40–60, should you consider your procedure in your early 40s, or wait until your late 50s? As conversation on shows, there are many opinions on the subject.
However, most cosmetic surgeons agree: there is no such thing as a “best age” for everyone’s facelift surgery. There can only be a best age for your individual facelift surgery. This depends on a number of factors, including your genes, lifestyle, and priorities.

What to Consider Before Your Facelift Surgery

  • Are the serious signs of aging beginning to appear on your face? (This includes sagging skin, deep folds, and significant wrinkling.)
  • When do these signs of aging tend to appear in your family?
  • What are your priorities when it comes to facelift surgery? (For example, do you want to appear young and refreshed at work? Do you want others to be aware of your procedure?)

Benefits of Earlier Facelifts

Many surgeons believe that having a facelift earlier is often better than waiting until the signs of aging have made significant changes to the face.

  • You can undergo a smaller procedure, such as a facelift with shorter incisions and shorter recovery time.
  • Your results will appear subtle, rather than the dramatic change that comes with a more extensive procedure.

Benefits of Later Facelifts

Some patients may also benefit from waiting until later in their life to have a facelift.

  • You may be one of those lucky people who don’t experience significant signs of aging until their 50s.
  • You will be closer to retirement age, with greater financial stability and a better ability to take time off for the procedure.
  • You may want a more dramatic change with long-lasting results.

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