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Facelift in Sun City, AZ

Doctor Certifications

Dr. Angelchik was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) in 1996 and successfully completed a rigorous recertification process in 2006 and 2016. He participates in the Maintenance of Certification program through the ABPS. He is a member in good standing of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has also been named to Castle & Connolly’s Top Doctors in America every year since 1996.

Dr. Paul Angelchik is a Phoenix plastic surgeon who is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Angelchik is well-trained and experienced in all forms of plastic surgery, namely breast enhancement and facial rejuvenation. He has been serving patients for over 20 years. Dr. Angelchik brings his surgical experience, expertise, and quality care to patients in and around Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Angelchik in Arizona offers customized care to his patients with a wide range of surgical, non-surgical and minimally invasive procedures. These procedures help us eliminate any cosmetic concern that you may have, and we strive to enhance your overall wellbeing with each procedure. Our team spends a significant amount of time with you to understand your lifestyle, exercise routine, and unique nutritional habits. We know that every patient who consults us is unique with individual needs and different cosmetic goals, which is why every procedure at Angelchik is highly customizable. Our tailor-made treatments ensure all individual needs and goals are met.

Dr. Paul Angelchik remains personally involved in every aspect of your procedure and guides you right from the initial consultation through your complete recovery. He makes sure that you are aware of the benefits and risks of every procedure so that you make a confident decision and have realistic expectations. We do not merely strive to give you beautiful results, but it is our aim to help you lead a healthier life. Our patients from Sun City enjoy a combination of stunning results and exceptional aftercare. Dr. Angelchik is reputed for offering unsurpassed personal care to his patients in addition to results that are dramatic yet appear natural.

With thousands experiencing early signs of aging today, a facelift is a common procedure. Dr. Angelchik can help you take years off your appearance with his unique surgical skills and expertise so that you can enjoy results that last a long time.

Understanding a Facelift

The Facelift procedure is used for lifting and tightening the tissue in your midface region with the use of different incisions and techniques. The added advantage to getting your Facelift at Angelchik is that we combine it with other procedures such as a brow lift or Botox injectable to give you overall facial rejuvenation.

Who is a good candidate for a Facelift?

Everybody’s face ages in a different way and when you begin to experience aging signs in your face which bother, a facelift can be a good option. As long as you are in good emotional and physical health and still have some elasticity in your skin, you are a good candidate for the facelift. Dr. Angelchik recommends that if you are a smoker, you stop smoking a few months before your surgery so that it does not interfere with your healing. You must discuss all your concerns as well as cosmetic goals with us so that we can determine the best facelift technique to be used for your procedure.

What can you expect from your Facelift surgery?

The Facelift procedure at Angelchik is a highly customizable procedure and we use different kinds of incisions and techniques to help you achieve your desired rejuvenation. Depending on the kind of results you expect, your procedure can also be less or more extensive. When you require a substantial amount of correction, Dr. Angelchik uses the traditional full facelift, which involves tightening and lifting of the skin and underlying tissue. The incision during this technique allows the most access to your underlying facial muscles. It involves the gentle lifting and tightening of your facial muscles, also known as SMAS or the superficial musculo-aponeurotic system.

If you are in your early 40s and are struggling with mild signs of aging, you can opt for the Mini Facelift, which will only target your lower facial area and offer a small improvement. This technique uses the short scar incision, which goes around the ear and gives your cheeks and jawline a reasonable amount of improvement. We can combine an additional incision under your chin during this procedure to give you a neck lift or for chin liposuction to enhance the chin area as well.

Your facelift surgery will be performed under general anesthesia and Dr. Angelchik will make the predetermined incisions to lift your facial skin. The underlying fat can also be manipulated to give you enhanced contours, and the underlying muscles are lifted and tightened to a more youthful position. The skin will then be replaced over the tightened muscles and Dr. Angelchik will remove any excess skin before suturing your incisions.

What is the recovery like?

Every patient experiences a unique recovery period depending on their body’s healing, but most of our patients are able to return to their jobs within two to three weeks post-surgery. There might be some bruising during the recovery, as well as some swelling and pain. We will prescribe medication to control the swelling and pain or discomfort and you must avoid rigorous exercises for the first two weeks. You are also advised to protect yourself from exposure to the sun, use sun protection when you step out. When you follow the aftercare instructions carefully, you can enjoy a smooth and easy recovery. As you continue to heal, you will begin to enjoy your rejuvenated and youthful appearance.

About Sun City, AZ

Sun City is a census-designated place and an unincorporated community in the Maricopa County of Arizona. It is within the Phoenix metropolitan area and is a retirement community popular with snowbirds. The community is well known to law students, because it is used in the first-year property law courses to illustrate nuisance law. It is home to the Sun Bowl Amphitheater and features eight golf courses and seven recreational centers. The Sun City Sundial is also one of the largest horizontal sundials in the country.

The Angelchik Difference

Learn more about our philosophy and follow the patient journey to see what
makes us different and what to expect before, during and after your procedure.

  • Surgeon Consultation

    All patient consultations are conducted with Board Certified surgeon Dr. Angelchik and full medical history is discussed.

  • Custom Procedure

    Recommendations are based on the patient's expressed interests, health history and physical examination.

  • Personalized Experience

    Our staff offers a personalized experience for each patient with an educational and reassuring environment.

  • Highly Rated

    Consistenly on RealSelf, HealthGrades and Google. In Best Doctors and Castle & Connolly's Best Doctors.

Contact Us

If you're interested, please contact us today at 602-375-8888 to schedule your consultation. Our office provides excellent plastic surgery to clients in the Glendale, Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Mesa, Surprise and Peoria areas of Arizona.