MacLeod Trail Plastic Surgery Offers Expert Services in the Facelift Procedure

MacLeod Trail Plastic Surgery offers patients the chance to improve their appearance and confidence with facelift surgery

Calgary, Alberta (I-Newswire) February 2, 2014 - Facelifts are among the most common procedures in cosmetic plastic surgery today. The facelift procedure is designed to treat the appearance of wrinkles, sagging skin, and create a more youthful, refreshed appearance for the patient.

Dr. Douglas Humphreys of MacLeod Plastic Surgery in Calgary says that patients normally seek facelifts because they are bothered by visible signs of aging in the face or neck area. Some of the signs of aging corrected by a facelift include deep creases in the lower eyelids, loss of muscle tone in the lower face that creates the appearance of jowls, and loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw, which can cause the appearance of a double chin. Facelift surgery targets the mid-to-lower face, including the cheeks, mouth, neck, or chin.

Dr. Humphreys explains that, during the facelift procedure, an incision is made around the ear. In some cases, the incision may extend into the scalp. The surgical techniques used will depend on the structure of each patient's face, as well as their desired goals of surgery. Most techniques, according to Dr. Humphreys, will include sculpting or relocating the underlying fat, muscles, and deep tissues. Facelifts are usually performed under general anesthesia, and take 2 to 4 hours to complete. Dr. Humphries adds results of a facelift can be seen immediately.

According to Dr. Humphreys, the main goal of a facelift is to trim and reshape skin to create results that look natural. He adds that facelifts will enhance a patient's appearance, but will not drastically change one's appearance. Following a facelift procedure, patients may experience side-effects such as mild discomfort, bruising, and swelling. These side-effects are normally temporary, and can be treated with over-the-counter painkillers. Patients are usually advised to avoid strenuous activity for several weeks after surgery.

Dr. Humphreys says that the best candidates for facelift surgery are adults who are in their 40s, 50s, or 60s, who want to improve their appearance. It is also important that patients have realistic expectations of the surgery, since a facelift cannot reverse the aging process. Ideal candidates for facelift surgery should be in good physical health, and non-smokers, Dr. Humphreys adds.

Dr. Douglas Humphreys practices at MacLeod Trail Plastic Surgery in Calgary, Alberta. Interested parties are encouraged to contact Dr. Humphreys directly at 403.242.5080, or visit

About Dr. Douglas Humphreys

Dr. Douglas Humphreys has built his practice on his ability to carefully listen to patients, and customize cosmetic surgery procedures to meet the individual's desires and goals.

Dr. Humphreys attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he received his Medical Degree, with great distinction in 1997. He then completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2002 and subsequently completed fellowship training in hand, peripheral nerve and microsurgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Humphreys started his surgical practice in Calgary, Alberta following his extensive training and cofounded Macleod Trail Plastic surgery in 2011.

Dr. Humphreys recognizes the many reasons that may be motivating you to consider a cosmetic or reconstructive surgery for your face or body. He understands the strong connection between how you look and how you feel and he will share his expertise with you to ensure that you look and feel your best.

Dr. Humphreys' professional memberships include the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Humphreys can be reached directly at 403.242.5080, or at


About Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery

Dr. Douglas Humphreys has built his practice on his ability to carefully listen to patients, and cus   More..tomize cosmetic surgery procedures to meet the individual's desires and goals.Less..

Contact Information

Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery
Dr. Douglas Humphreys
7425 MacLeod Trail SW
T2H 0L8
Phone : 403-452-7953

Published in:

Health & Fitness

Published On:

February 2, 2014

Print Release:

Print Release

If you have questions regarding information in this press release contact the company listed above. is a press release service and not the author of this press release.The information that is on or available through this site is for informational purposes only and speaks only as of the particular date or dates of that information. As some companies and PR Agencies submit their press releases once per week,month or quarter, make sure to check the official company website for accurate release dates as our site displays the press release distribution date only.We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.

Related Releases

Social Media Brings The Return Of Transcendental Meditation
Transcendental meditation burst onto the scene in the 1960's before fading away. Now, thanks to online discussions that bring people together, it is finding a whole new host of devotees.

Professional Dental Care at 'The American Dental Clinic' in Dubai
The best dental clinics in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with a multinational team of qualified dentists

Just Goodness Launches All-natural Forskolin Supplement for Healthy Weight Loss
The new Just Goodness Forskolin contains Coleus Forskohlii Extract, a proven fat buster and natural weight loss aid, that also increases lean muscle mass and bone density.

Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic in Houston
Center for Pain Recovery in Houston operates one of the most well-respected comprehensive pain recovery programs in the United States.

Kardiolita Makes It Easier To Prevent Cardio Diseases With Full Cardiac Screening Package
For most people, it's not always easy to figure out what tests one would need performed in order to have the heart fully checked and make certain that it is in its best possible condition.