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Give Your Face A Fresh Start

with a Facelift from Belmont Plastic Surgery

You’ve noticed the sagging skin around your face, the increase in wrinkles. Of course, they are natural to the aging process, but you still want to look like your best self. A facelift is one of the best ways to rejuvenate your appearance. It is a surgical procedure that is used to resolve the tell-tale signs of aging, such as droopiness of the jaw, neck, and lower face. If you're looking for a facelift in Washington DC, our Chevy Chase office has been serving patients for over a decade. Our patients consistently state the procedure performed by the award-winning, board-certified Dr. Jules Feledy and Dr. Eric Maiorino is the best facelift in Washington DC. Schedule your facelift consultation at Belmont Plastic Surgery today!

Restoring a More Youthful Appearance

What is a facelift?

What is commonly known as a facelift is a cosmetic surgical procedure aimed to address the results of aging in the face. It removes facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fatty deposits, and other visible signs of aging. Some common reasons for a facelift are to help resolve:

  • Sagging jowls
  • Excess skin in the lower face
  • Folds of skin on the neck
  • Loose underlying tissues on the lower face

Drs. Feledy and Maiorino, your board-certified plastic surgeons, will explain all of your options thoroughly during your consultation. If you are looking for the best facelift Washington DC has available, contact Belmont Plastic Surgery for more information and to schedule a consultation.

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Love Your Look

What are the benefits of a facelift?

Optimal results from a facelift can create a change in your appearance, which may cause you to look more than ten years younger, leading to an improved quality of life and self-confidence. It is not uncommon for a facelift to be combined with facial fat grafting, brow lift and eyelid surgery. These can be performed simultaneously for even better results. If you want to improve your appearance and boost your self-confidence, it is worth considering undergoing cosmetic surgery. Washington DC face lift experts, Dr. Jules Feledy and Dr. Eric Maiorino, have combined more than 20 years of experience performing facelift surgery.

Look Up To Ten Years Younger

Am I a good candidate for a facelift?

People of all ages benefit from facelifts. However, most candidates for facelift surgery are between 40 and 60 years old with good skin elasticity. Whether you have sagging skin due to weight loss or if you’re concerned about gravity, a facelift can help restore your youthful appearance. If you're considering this procedure, you should be healthy, a non-smoker, and not taking any blood thinning medications. Notify Belmont Plastic Surgery if you have high blood pressure, blood-clotting issues, or tend to form excessive scars. It is also important to have realistic expectations for the outcome of your procedure.

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"Coming to see Dr. Feledy for a facelift changed my life. I think I look ten years younger. The care and explanations he gave me about the procedure were so thorough. It was truly a life-changing experience.”

— B.R.*

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What to expect during your facelift consultation

If you have thought about getting a facelift, we recommend you come in for a consultation with Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino in our Washington DC area office or Northern Virginia office located in Stafford. You can expect your initial consultation to take at least an hour. During your consultation, the doctor will:

  • Discuss what you would like to achieve with a facelift
  • Conduct a thorough examination
  • Explain exactly what his recommendations are and why

The caring staff of Belmont Plastic Surgery will make sure that any questions you have about insurance and financing are answered completely. Dr. Feledy and Dr. Maiorino will also be able to provide you with before and after photographs of his patients so you can look at his earlier facelift work and see for yourself what to expect if he performs a surgery. It is important that you and the doctor agree on the cosmetic details of your surgery in order to obtain the facelift results that you want.

A Fearless Experience

Your Facelift Procedure

Receiving a facelift surgery can take several hours and usually requires a general anesthetic. The surgery is performed as an out-patient or same-day surgery in which you will go home once the operation is complete and you have recovered from the anesthesia. For most facelift procedures, an incision in front of the ear is made and extends to the hairline. After separating the skin from the underlying tissues, the underlying tissue is elevated/tightened and the excess skin carefully trimmed. The remaining skin is then sutured together. A small drain is often placed to prevent the accumulation of fluid underneath the skin.

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The Right Plan for After Surgery

Facelift Recovery

After your facelift, you will be provided with detailed instructions on how to care for yourself during recovery. Your recovery will likely take between 10-14 days, although some patients need up to three weeks. During this time, you will need to get plenty of rest and limit your activity. Swelling, numbness, tenderness, and a feeling of tightness are common but will subside over time. Patients should avoid strenuous activity for six weeks and exposure to the sun for several months.

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A Younger You

Facelift Results

Facelift surgery cannot fundamentally change your appearance and will not stop the forces of aging or gravity. The result you want will be discussed with Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino in your consultation before receiving the procedure. Incisions are strategically placed so that any scarring that may occur will not normally be visible.

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You Deserve to Look Your Best

Schedule your Washington DC facelift consultation with Belmont Plastic Surgery today

More than just a facelift, you’ll get a lift in your confidence. With a more contoured, smoother face, you’ll feel like a rejuvenated person. Call us today and schedule your consultation with one of the best Washington DC plastic surgeons, Drs. Jules Feledy and Eric Maiorino, as ranked by Washingtonian magazine. Through over a combined 20 years of practice, they have earned a reputation by performing industry-leading facelifts.

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"The key to a successful facelift is finding out exactly what the patient wants and really looking at all aspects of how to achieve this. I strive to perform an industry-leading facelift Washington DC area patients can be thrilled with. I look forward to helping each new patient that walks in my doors.”

— Dr. Jules Feledy

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Facelift In Washington DC

See Belmont Plastic Surgery's facelift before and after results. It is important to look at before and after images to get an idea of what can be achieved with a surgery and to help guide the process with the doctor of determining the outcome you are going for.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When your regular lotions and serums, or perhaps even nonsurgical treatment alternatives, no longer seem to be working, it may be time to consider a facelift procedure. A facelift is the sole therapeutic option for drooping skin that pulls away from the face and neck or hangs freely. This excess skin is removed during the facelift operation, resulting in a firm, young appearance.

Most people who have had facelifts say that it was not particularly painful. However, there is always some discomfort, especially during recovery and immediately following surgery. After being completely numb for about an hour after surgery, many patients describe feeling some soreness or tightness around their ears, cheeks, and neck—which feels similar to having a stiff neck. This usually subsides in about two days.

All surgeries carry some risk of complications that can be minimized by a qualified surgeon. The risks associated with facelift surgery include injury to the facial nerves, infection, bleeding, and excessive scarring. All efforts are taken to ensure any risks are mitigated. Be sure to ask your doctor about these risks during your consultation.

A face lift is considered a cosmetic procedure and is not covered by insurance. Our patient care coordinators will help you navigate payment and credit options so that you can be on your way to a new, rejuvenated you!

Schedule your consultation today

The surgeons at Belmont Plastic Surgery are here to help you take the next step on your aesthetic journey. Whether you want to restore what has been lost or improve upon what you already have, our surgeons will help you make the best possible choices for your care and deliver excellent results. Every day is an opportunity to live a more beautiful life. Seize your opportunity today with a consultation at Belmont Plastic Surgery.

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