When a man is considering a facelift, they want all the facts about the procedure – and our ability to visually show the expected results with our digital system makes it easier to come to a decision. A facelift is an extremely delicate surgery and absolutely must be performed by a facial plastic surgeon with experience, high level surgical skills, and who employs advanced surgical techniques.
A correctly-performed facelift looks natural, not pulled or tight. Your face should look like you – just a younger, more vital version! Our male patients tend to have concerns about avoiding looking “worked on,” and we agree. Our approach results in a very natural look.
Dr. Ditesheim has garnered a reputation for surgical excellence in performing male facial surgery.
With over two decades of experience, he employs the most advanced facelift technique to produce a rejuvenated male facial appearance appears looks natural, vital, and youthful.
As a premier plastic surgeon, Dr. Ditesheim is worth knowing. Learn more about his background and practice, and please call us with any questions.Read Full Bio
The SMAS facelift technique is a groundbreaking technique that lifts the underlying muscular structure separately from the skin. The SMAS (Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System) is a layer of smooth connective tissue. This surgical technique produces remarkably natural-looking results – not a tight or pulled look – a real concern for men.
The procedure is an appropriate treatment for the following facial issues:
As a man, if you have become annoyed with the signs of facial aging, you may be a good candidate for our advanced male facelift surgery. A candidate for this procedure is experiencing saggy face and neck skin and tissue, and has lost the firm, defined jawline that signals youth and vitality. You should be in good general health and able to safely undergo surgery. You should be at a healthy weight and have maintained some degree of skin elasticity.
Your medical history will be reviewed to ensure you are a good candidate for the procedure. A SMAS facelift for men addresses the lower portion of the face, from cheeks to upper neck. For issues such as droopy eyelids or deep brow creases, other procedures such as an eyelid lift or brow lift can be performed in the same surgical appointment.
The goal of the surgery is to restore your facial appearance, so it looks younger, more vital, and more appealing, free from the sagging skin, tissue, and wrinkles associated with the aging male face. The skills with which the procedure is performed has everything to do with the result – always choose your plastic surgeon with great care.
Dr. Ditesheim is highly respected in his field, has published research on his techniques, and is often called upon to present his techniques at local, regional, and national plastic surgery meetings. His focus upon achieving exceptional results in male facelift surgery, along with his meticulous surgical techniques, has made him one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons for men in the Charlotte, NC area.
The procedure requires several hours, typically between two to five. It is performed at our accredited surgical suite, where we adhere to the most stringent patient safety standards. As the patient is under general anesthetic, there is no discomfort involved.
When you awaken after surgery, your face will be bandaged to keep the incisions safe and the area firmly protected, to help limit bruising or swelling. The sutures are removed after about five to ten days, depending upon the rate at which you heal. Recovery requires a few weeks, but the facial rejuvenation improves even more over the following months. The result will look like you – as you were in your earlier years. We invite you to find out more about facelift surgery for men.
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