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Facelift

An Introduction to Facelift Surgery

Published on January 18, 2016 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Facelift surgery is becoming more and more popular as society puts a greater premium on a youthful, attractive appearance. Patients are requesting facelifts at a younger age to maintain their looks. Stories abound in the media of the need to maintain a youthful appearance to prevent age discrimination in the workplace. Studies have shown that […]

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ULTHERAPY – NON-INVASIVE FACELIFT – WAYNE

Published on July 18, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Have you been looking for a way to rejuvenate your appearance and reduce the signs of aging but are wary of the demands of surgery? If this is the case, then Ultherapy may be right for you. This cutting-edge anti-aging treatment tightens the skin and lifts sagging on the face without a single incision! Ultherapy […]

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FACELIFT – RHYTIDECTOMY PROCEDURE – PHILADELPHIA

Published on July 03, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

As the skin loses its elasticity over time, sagging, wrinkling and other signs of aging develop in different areas of the face. For many people, creases, wrinkling and sagging can be damaging to their self-confidence and leave them looking much older than they may feel. A facelift can dramatically reduce the signs of aging and […]

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FACELIFT VS. MINI-FACELIFT

Published on August 13, 2011 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: Could you please explain to me the similarities and differences of a facelift and a mini-facelift? Answer: The mini-facelift is a much smaller procedure then the traditional facelift. I do many mini-facelifts in my office under local anesthesia whereas traditional facelifts are done in the hospital under sedation or general anesthesia. Both procedures tighten […]

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BEST FACELIFT TECHNIQUE FOR IMPROVING JOWLS.

Published on August 12, 2011 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: What’s the best facelift technique for improving jowls? Answer: I do mini-facelifts and traditional facelifts. Each of these techniques is very effective for improving the jowls because I tighten the muscle layer in each which lifts the jowls. In patients with very heavy/severe jowls, the traditional technique is better because it provides exposure to […]

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I GOT THE FRAXEL TO HELP CAMOUFLAGE MY ACNE SCARS.

Published on June 13, 2011 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: It has been almost 2 years since my fraxel treatment and it appears as if the effects are wearing off. I got the fraxel to help camouflage my acne scars, but I am beginning to see them again. Is it normal for the effects to wear off like this? I thought the results would […]

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I AM ALLERGIC TO LIDOCAINE. ARE THERE ANY OTHER ALTERNATIVES FOR MY UPCOMING FACELIFT PROCEDURE

Published on June 08, 2011 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I am allergic to lidocaine.  Are there any other alternatives I can use for my upcoming facelift procedure besides general anesthesia? Answer: Yes, there are 2 classes of local anesthetics-amides and esthers.  Lidocaine is an amide and if you are allergic to it, you can have your procedure with an ester type.  You can […]

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I’M A 64 YEAR OLD MAN LOOKING FOR A NATURAL LOOKING FACELIFT.

Published on September 09, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I’m a 64 year old man looking for a natural looking facelift. I don’t want to appear as if my skin has been pulled taught. How can I avoid this and achieve natural looking results? Answer: Hi and thanks for your interest in a facelift. The key to getting natural results is to have […]

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I AM A 62 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO IS CONSIDERING A FACELIFT.

Published on September 07, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I am a 62 year old woman who is considering a facelift. I’m curious as to how many stitches (approximately) I can expect to have if I had the procedure. Do the stitches have to be removed or are they the type that will fall out on their own? Answer: Hi and thanks for […]

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