Category Archives: Facelift

Facelift vs Mini Facelift- What’s the difference?

Dr. David Stoker a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. Facial rejuvenation patients frequently ask, "What is a facelift versus a mini facelift?" The procedures are similar, but a facelift is more extensive. A mini facelift is a shorter operation; the incisions are going to be shorter, but the improvement is also going to be …

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How Many Types of Facelifts Are There?

Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. A question I frequently receive in my practice is, "How many types of facelifts are there?" There's almost an infinite number of facelifts. People have different appearances, different shaped heads, and different amounts of skin elasticity; some have more aging on their eyelids, others in …

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What is the Right Age for a Traceless Facelift?

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. A question I frequently receive in my practice is, "What is the right age for a facelift?" Of course, that answer varies, and it's broad. Typically, patients who are seeking facelifts in my practice are in their 40s or older, and we do it …

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Surprising truths about the male facelift

Surprising Truths About the Male Facelift

With Zoom conference calls replacing in-person meetings during the pandemic, many men discovered they didn't project as active and youthful an appearance as they thought. Staring at yourself for several hours a day can reveal some uncomfortable truths. That's one of the reasons we're seeing more men come in for treatments such as BOTOX®, fillers, …

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Woman touching her face after recovering from a face lift in Los Angeles, CA

Beyond the Facelift: Total Facial Rejuvenation

Before-and-after photos showcasing the results of facelift surgery are often stunning because the improvements are so dramatic. Many patients appear 10 to 20 years younger in their “after” photos. Can a facelift really produce such significant outcomes? The answer is yes when combined with other procedures—an approach I use at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice called …

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Man smiling and showing the results of his facelift

Why Facelift Surgery is Different for Men

Without question, men in Southern California feel pressure to maintain a youthful appearance that communicates masculinity. Aging takes its toll on the face, etching wrinkles and creating jowls that can make you look much older than you feel. Facelift surgery is one answer for Los Angeles men when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon who …

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