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Who is a good candidate for facelift surgery?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Good facelift candidates are healthy men and women with skin laxity from the jowls, neck and and prominent facial folds. Patients should be cleared by the internist with laboratories and ekg as necessary prior to the surgery. Facelifts help to reduce skin laxity of the middle and lower third of the face. The jowls, nasolabial folds, and submental skin laxity can be addressed. 

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