No one wants wrinkles, jowls, sagging skin, or other inevitable signs of aging – and that's why facelift in New York City and Staten Island has become increasingly popular. Dr. Cutolo specializes in achieving naturally beautiful results that make you look and feel more attractive.
Take the first step to a smooth, youthful face that reflects your vibrant personality. Request a complimentary consultation online, or call us today at (718) 720-9400 to schedule a visit.
A board-certified plastic surgeon in Staten Island, Dr. Louis Cutolo, Jr. is an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College... read on
Who is a Good Candidate?
You may benefit from a facelift if you want to:
- Eliminate sagging skin or excess fat on your face and neck
- Improve creases around your mouth and nose
- Restore a firm, defined jaw line
Dr. Cutolo also frequently combines a facelift with another procedure, such as eyelid lift, brow lift, or non-surgical options such as fat injections, dermal fillers or BOTOX® Cosmetic in Staten Island. He has performed such combined procedures for many patients, achieving a more complete aesthetic solution.
To view the results of some of our satisfied facelift patients, visit our Photo Gallery.
Known for his ability to customize each facelift so that it achieves your unique goals, Dr. Cutolo offers both traditional facelifts and his innovative procedure: the Rejuvelift™, which can restore your youthful beauty with minimal downtime.
An in-office procedure, which uses local anesthesia with oral sedation to keep you comfortable, the Rejuvelift focuses on the lower third of your face. Dr. Cutolo removes excess skin and fat deposits to correct concerns such as sagging jowls, skin wrinkling, and other signs of aging. The jaw line is tightened as well during the 1½ to 2-hour surgery. Fat injections can be done with this procedure as well in order to improve creases from the nose to the mouth and sunken hollowed cheeks. Dr. Cutolo will discuss these options with you during your consultation.
Performed usually under general anesthesia, the traditional facelift procedure involves incisions just inside the hairline, in front of your ear down to the back of the ear and lower scalp. After removing excess skin and fat deposits, Dr. Cutolo lifts your skin and underlying tissues to alleviate sagging. He uses tiny stitches to close your incisions, thereby minimizing the appearance of scars. The surgery usually takes several hours, depending on the extent of correction to the lower face and neck.
The recovery period depends on the type of procedure:
- Rejuvelift: You'll need to rest and limit your movements to help the healing process. Recovery typically takes about a week to ten days and most people can resume normal activity after this time.
- Traditional facelift: After your surgery, Dr. Cutolo bandages your face. He recommends resting and limiting your movements to facilitate healing. After a week, you can return to his office where he will remove your stitches and check your progress. Healing is typically longer for the traditional facelift than it is for the Rejuvelift.
Results and Benefits
Imagine looking in the mirror – and seeing your face restored to its youthful beauty. That is how many of Dr. Cutolo's patients describe their pleasure with their revitalized facial skin. In addition, both men and women often say that they feel more confident professionally and personally. They look as young as they feel!