A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is used to improve the visible signs of aging in the face and neck. Sagging in the midface can create deep creases that make you appear tired and sad, especially around the lower eyelid and the area between the nose and mouth (nasolabial fold). Fat that has fallen or is displaced and loss of muscle tone in the lower face may create jowls, and loose skn and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw can make even a person of normal weight appear to have a double chin. A facelift can correct all of these and restore a more youthful, rested appearance with uplifted contours and improved facial tone.
Lower Rhytidectomy (NECK LIFT):
A lower facelift, or rhytidectomy, is for people who feel they are not ready for a full facelift. Many patients notice a double chin, or excess wrinkling of the neck skin and jowl lines. Muscle banding in the neck, which creates abnormal contours can also be treated by a neck lift procedure. When the neck area doesn't match the pleasing appearance of the upper face, Dr. Holland may determine a neck lift is a good solution.
Forehead Lift (Brow Lift):
A brow lift is a surgical procedure used to improve the appearance of the facial region between the upper eyelids and the scalp, extending to the temples. The procedure is used to improve the low placement or sagging of the brows, and minimizes appearance of lines and creases in the forehead. These conditions may be due to heredity or can be attributed to the natural aging process and repeated facial expressions. Limited incisions are hidden in the hairline or through a single incision in the natural crease of each upper eyelid.
fat transfer (grafting, injection):
A fat transfer, also know as fat grafting or fat injection, takes a person's own viable fat cells and injects them into other areas of the body to increase volume. Dr. Holland offers in-office treatments with no anesthesia for parts of the face (cheeks, lips, and chin) and the back of hands. During the procedure, fat must be harvested as to preserve the integrity of the fat cells. Fat will be transferred from areas in which you have excess fat, such as the outer thighs, and then will be injected into areas that may be lacking in volume. These results can be long-lasting, but should not be considered permanent. As you age and lose volume, the fat-grafting procedure may have to be repeated. Results will vary by person.
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty and suction lipectomy, is the surgical reduction of localized or regional excess fatty tissue. There are common variations to the procedure, and Dr. Holland will determine which is right for you. Localized fat deposits of the cheeks, face and neck can be reduced with this procedure. This procedure may be performed alone or in combination with other procedures.
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery):
Cosmetic eyelid surgery is known as blepheroplasty and is used to improve the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. This surgery can treat loose or sagging skin which can sometimes impair vision, excess fatty deposits, bags under the eyes, droopiness of eyelids, and excess skin and wrinkles of the lower lid.
Ear surgery, or otoplasty, can help treat multiple concerns including overly large ears (macrotia), protruding ears occurring on one or both sides in varying degrees and adult dissatisfaction with a previous ear surgery. Dr. Holland can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. Otoplasty is commonly performed on teenagers due to the profound benefits to appearance and self-esteem.
Earlobe surgery, or repair, is an in-office procedure performed to restore the appearance of earlobes. Repair is needed on earlobes that have been damaged through stretching, gauging, earring use, deformity or injury.