• Aaron S. Farberg
  • Daniel Bernstein
  • Gian Vinelli
  • Hooman KhorasaniEmail author


The goal of the facelift , or rhytidectomy, is to restore the anatomical changes which occur through the natural process of aging. There are a variety of surgical techniques the cosmetic surgeon can utilize to accomplish this restoration. These rejuvenating procedures can be performed in the ambulatory, office-based setting with local anesthesia and optional sedation.


Rhytidectomy Facelift Suspension suture SMAS Indications Technique Safety Efficacy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaron S. Farberg
    • 1
  • Daniel Bernstein
    • 1
  • Gian Vinelli
    • 1
  • Hooman Khorasani
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Division of Dermatologic and Cosmetic SurgeryMount Sinai Health SystemNew YorkUSA

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