The Past, Present and Future of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Facelift

Facelift or rhytidectomy has been performed in some form for over 100 years

Elizabeth Floyd; Stephen W. Perkins

2019

Scholarcy highlights

  • Facelift or rhytidectomy has been performed in some form for over 100 years
  • This article seeks to explore the evolution of this surgical procedure, focusing on the advances of the most recent 40 years
  • From minimal intervention to aggressive techniques and back to the minimally invasive again, the authors follow the journey of surgical intervention for facial rejuvenation and discuss some thoughts for the future

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