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How long will the results from my facelift last?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Depending on the type of a facelift, results may last from 2-15 years. Extensive facelifts with subperiosteal dissection and extensive skin removal with tightening of the secondary SMAS (a deeper layer lift) will last longer than a skin only tightening with less dissection. A well done facelift and neck lift will last at least 10 years. 

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