A Newport Facelift is a cosmetic surgical procedure to create a younger appearance for your face. The procedure can reduce the sagging or folds of skin on the cheeks and jawline and other changes to your face that occur with age. During the procedure, carefully planned incisions are made under the chin and hidden along the natural contours around the ear to access the tissues below the skin. The deeper tissues are surgically altered and repositioned to a more youthful shape. The procedure includes “Smart-lipo” laser and liposuction to contour fat and stimulate collagen in the skin. The platysma muscle bands are then firmed under the chin and softened in the lower neck for a smoother attractive neckline. From each side, the muscle is firmed in a vertical and posterior direction to further define the jawline and neck using a SMAS plication technique. Finally the skin is lifted in a naturally appearing direction to reveal the new contour. Excess skin is then removed and tailored to a natural appearance around the ears. Dr. Fink has refined his technique over the years using primarily local anesthesia with oral sedation, which facilitates a safer procedure and a faster recovery. IV sedation or general anesthesia are also options. Your results and experience are second only to your safety.