How long does facelift surgery take?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Facelift surgery times depends on the extent of the procedure. Times can vary from 1 hour to up to 7 or 8 hours. Mini-lifts can be performed in less than 2 hours. On the other hand, full extensive facelifts (rhytidectomy) with a neck lift and tightening (platysmal plication) may take 8 hours.

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