Facelift in Tucson, AZ

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Dr. James Rough, a board-certified plastic surgeon, offers a full spectrum of facial plastic surgery procedures in Tucson, AZ. One of the most common surgeries is a facelift, which concentrates on precise regions of the face to combat skin laxity and lines to produce a refreshed, firmer appearance. Depending on your cosmetic goals, a facelift can focus on the lines and wrinkles near the eyes, cheeks, mouth, jowls, and neck for an all-encompassing younger look. The facelift method used depends on your desired outcome, the condition of your skin, the degree of skin laxity, lifestyle, age, and other factors. Some patients prefer a full facelift while others may only want a mid-facelift. Call James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation for a facelift today.

Depending on your individual needs, there are various types of facelifts to consider. Some facelifts rejuvenate the upper portion of the face, and others focus on the lower two-thirds. In addition, some methods are a bit more invasive than others. It's very common for some individuals to have BOTOX® and fillers to enhance their outcomes. A few of the more known facelift options include:

  • Full facelift: A common surgery for older adults, the full facelift generally puts an incision along the hairline, extending down to the temple region, stopping near the base of the ears. The deeper layer of facial muscles is carefully stretched and tightened to produce a lifted look, which softens excessive wrinkles and sagging. This facelift is reserved for men and women who have signs of aggressive aging. With this lift, various procedures may be used, including upper or lower blepharoplasty to enhance the eyes or a neck lift for the lower region.
  • Mid-facelift: Incorporating a similar method to the mini lift, the mid-facelift (cheeks) addresses the hollow and lax areas near the cheekbones and the upper jaw. The mid-facelift works well for those who seek improvement in the middle to lower region of the face, which also improves the look of the jowls.
  • Lower facelift: This particular facelift addresses the neck and chin and, in many cases, the jowls.
  • Mini facelift: When undergoing a mini facelift, a tiny incision is placed near the ears to lift the skin to a higher position, which helps the mouth and jawline. This process creates nice and subtle enhancements that look natural.

Dr Rough is the best!! He wants the best for all of his patients and is super thoughtful and caring throughout the entire process! My results also came out perfect! Thank you so much Dr Rough!

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Dr. Rough and his entire staff are incredible. From start to finish, they are compassionate, empathetic, and thorough. From the consult to the operation I felt I was taken care of by professional, genuinely caring people. I’ve had a few cosmetic surgeries and I always get sick from the anesthesia, Dr. Rough’s anesthesiologist is the most wonderful sweet human being I’ve ever met. Everyone that is on his team is amazing and just as sweet. You will be in good hands with anything Dr. Rough does. I am writing this review day of surgery and I am feeling great. I highly recommend Dr. James Rough if you are looking for a skilled and caring surgeon with a team that will take care of you from start to finish. I cannot wait for my results!

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I had a mommy Makeover on October 7th performed by Dr. Rough,. After visiting 4 Plastic Surgeons in Tucson and Scottdale I decided to go with Dr. Rough. He and his staff are,hands down, the best! Not only I am beyond happy with the results he is a very compassionate person. I called him with a few questions after my surgery and he always answered in a timely manner. He listened to me and validate my feelings. I highly recommend Dr Rough when it comes to Plastic surgery.

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I would highly recommend Dr. Rough to my family and closest friends. I had breast augmentation done about two years after having a baby. I am so incredibly happy with the results. They look exactly the way I hoped they would. Dr. Rough was kind, caring, and ensured I felt comfortable throughout the entire process. I felt like he listened to me and truly cared about what I wanted. I was worried about how breast augmentation might affect running and working out, and Dr. Rough answered all of my questions. Anissa was also wonderful- she is very friendly and always available to answer questions. The day of surgery was easy, and I felt well taken care of by the entire team. I am so grateful for the confidence that Dr. Rough gave me.

J.G. Google

Dr. Rough and his staff were amazing: professional, compassionate, and knowledgeable! He let me know what would work best for me and my body, and following his recommendation, the results from my elective surgery far exceeded any expectation I could imagine! I am absolutely in love with the results and I have Dr. Rough and his staff to thank! Thanks this team, for the first time in my life, I am in love with my body!! Highly recommended!!

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Facelift surgery can turn back the hands of time for your face and help create a vibrant look. Thankfully, there are many options for surgery, depending on your individual needs and goals. This surgery is designed to give you a younger, natural appearance. To hear more about this treatment, we invite you to call James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery in Tucson, AZ to schedule your appointment with Dr. Rough.

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