The Temporal Lift, sometimes known as an Upper Face Lift, moves the facial tissues diagonally outward and upward toward the upper corners of the face. It can relieve folds and small wrinkles in the forehead, the area between the brows, and crow's feet. A temporal lift also lifts the cheek skin and can restore a more chiseled look to the cheekbones. There are variations on this lift that include staples, internal suture material, suspension, and underlying muscle tightening.
How quickly will I see a difference?
There is an immediately difference, but you will be swollen. Patience during the healing period is suggested and the full results should be visible within 4 to 6 weeks
When can I return to my normal schedule?
Most people can return to a normal schedule in three to four days.
How long does it last?
This procedure will last roughly three to five years, depending on how you maintain it. Topical cellular creams and a healthy vitamin and antioxidant routine. As we continue to age, our skin may droop -- it is a fact of life, unfortunately.
Will I experience pain?
We administer a local anesthetic and may also administer an oral sedation. We generally provide a prescription for minimal pain after the procedure.
Will I have visible scars?
There will be a small scar hidden behind the hair line which is not normally visible.
Facial Plastic Surgery
Medical Director - Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon