What a Facelift Can Do for the Aging Face


The facelift is one of the most frequent procedures that Fort Myers area cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Mandraccia performs. Most facelift procedures are carried out under IV sedation in the comfort of Dr. Mandraccia’s office—a facility certified by the Florida Board of Health’s rigorous requirements. Dr. Mandraccia’s facelift technique involves using a series of incisions concealed by the hairline near the temple; the incisions continue down toward the ears. Using these incision sites, Dr. Mandraccia:

• Carefully separates the muscle and tissue from the skin
• Removes excessive fat
• Tightens the tissue and muscle underneath
• Pulls sagging facial skin until it is smooth
• Incises away excess skin before closing the incisions

Dr. Mandraccia skillfully closes the incisions so that in the future, scars will be virtually undetectable. A youthful, refreshed appearance will follow three to four weeks of recovery and healing, but typically, you can resume your normal activities or return to work in about two weeks.

If you live in the Fort Myers, Florida area and are considering a facelift procedure, please contact Dr. Mandraccia’s office at 239.482.1900 today to schedule an appointment.