I would like my neck, face and eyes lifted. Can this be completed all in one operation?

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Face and neck lift with eye lid surgery - all at one time?

Thank you for asking about your face and neck lift and eye lid lifts.

Yes, these operations are commonly done at the same time - allowing you to go through only one recovery and to have your face look better - all over instead of just one area. Great idea!

Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes. Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

Facelift, Neck Lift, And Eye Lift All At Once

Yes, these can be completed in one operation -- but only if you are in good health, have received proper medical clearance, and are going to a reputable, board certified surgeon with good reviews and a proper educational background. Please do your research. I can state that at top surgical facilities such as the one I founded in New York City, we have the highest standards in terms of equipment, staff, education, and experience, so that at a facility such as mine (and with your theoretically getting medical clearance and being healthy), multiple procedures are not only possible, but often the norm, as patients recognize the savings financially, and in terms of recovery overlap, when doing more than one procedure. In regard specifically to the face, neck, and eyes:  the face and neck when done together produce a more confluent, elegant result. It is also important that your end result look "believable" and natural, so that if your neck and face are lifted yet your eyes, for example, would not be addressed in the surgery, it might not produce facial harmony. 

Concurrent surgical procedures

It is reasonable and common to perform the procedures listed concurrently in my practice.  Given a healthy person with little risk for general anesthesia, the procedures above generally require 3-4 hours of surgery time.  Having several procedures at the same time generally cuts down on anesthetic and operating room costs, and results in one recovery time.  There is no right or wrong answer in terms of having more than one elective performed at a time, but in terms of safety, the risks of doing neck and face lifting along with eyelid lifting concurrently are low.  Good luck with treatment!

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Hi buster1969.  Yes, it is common to have face & neck lifting at the same times as having upper & lower eyelid lifts.  Provided you are healthy enough, you will reap the benefits of only one anesthetic and one recovery period, time off work, time away from your social schedule, etc with the only disadvantages being a longer surgery, possibly more areas of bruising & discomfort.  Best wishes, 

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Yes, the face, neck, and eyelids can all be treated at the same time and will produce a more harmonious result when treated together. You should seek a consultation with a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery to discuss these options with you,

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I would like my next, face and eyes lifted in one operation?

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