Facelift in Greenwich, CT & Westchester, NY

With age comes wisdom. But along with this insight, we may also find our skin begins to sag, adding additional years to our appearance. A facelift, or rhytidectomy, can help to erase some of those years, leaving you with a younger, more refreshed appearance while maintaining the integrity of your natural facial contours.

Known for carefully considering her patients’ aesthetic desires, Dr. Sandra Margoles never leaves a patient with that frozen or surprised look. Too often, we’ve all come to identify this appearance as the result of too much surgery. Instead, you’ll enjoy a youthful, refreshed look. A facelift with Dr. Margoles will help enhance your natural beauty with little to no visible scarring. Facelift results can last for many years. To achieve the most desirable benefits, some patients also choose to have a neck lift or eyelid surgery.

Ready to receive the best facelift results and experience in Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT? Reach out to board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Margoles and her team by calling (203) 869-2939. You can also contact us by completing our online form today.

Dr. Margoles is a wonderful surgeon. After visiting a few surgeons that I was not happy with their bedside manner, a friend of a friend recommended Dr. Margoles. She did an amazing job. She is very patient, polite and kind. I look great and feel wonderful.

Am I a candidate for a facelift?

When you meet with Dr. Margoles for your consultation, she will discuss your procedure in detail, including cost, recovery time, follow-up appointments, and medications. She will also show you before and after pictures to help you understand what to expect from your procedure. In addition, Dr. Margoles and her staff are always available to answer any questions you may have.

The Best Candidates For Facelift Have:

  • Excess fat deposits
  • Hanging jowls
  • Excess skin

Facelift Surgery Details

Patients who smoke will have to stop for up to two weeks before and after the procedure.

Your facelift surgery is an outpatient procedure that will last for two to three hours. You will receive local anesthesia combined with sedatives or general anesthesia. You will be in the recovery room for one hour following surgery, after which you will be sent home. All patients must have a responsible adult with them to return home and should have a responsible adult to stay the night.

Following your procedure, a compression dressing will be applied and removed within 24 hours.

Length: Two to three  hours

Anesthesia: IV Sedation

In/outpatient: Outpatient

Recovery: Swelling, bruising, minimal – moderate discomfort; Back to work three days, strenuous activity two to three weeks

Results: six to eight weeks lasting eight to ten years

Risks: Bleeding, infection, rare cases of nerve injury

Best Facelift Surgeon in Greenwich and Westchester

It is crucial to partner with a surgeon who has your best interest in mind, has many positive reviews, has performed countless facelift procedures, and is board-certified. By choosing Dr. Margoles, you have checked each of these boxes— and much more.

  • She has studied and worked at Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, and the World Health Organization (WHO). 
  • She is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 
  • She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • She dedicates her time to ensure your experience is pleasant, positive, and rewarding.
  • Strives to provide her patients with optimal results in the safest way possible.

Patients frequently comment on the compassion, integrity, attention to detail, and down-to-earth demeanor Dr. Margoles brings to every case.

Expert Care. Natural Results.

Dr. Sandra Margoles

Dr. Sandra Margoles is a board-certified female plastic surgeon operating a private practice in Greenwich, CT. Dr. Margoles’s specialties include breast augmentation, breast reduction, liposuction, facelift, eyelid surgery, and more. Having trained extensively at some of the world’s most esteemed institutions, including Harvard Medical School and Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Margoles is well-equipped to provide her patients with outstanding plastic surgery results. Above all, Dr. Margoles values her patients’ safety, well-being, and happiness. Learn more about Dr. Margoles’s philosophy, training, and qualifications here.

Facelift Aftercare & Recovery

You will receive detailed post-surgery care instructions and Dr. Margoles and her staff will be available to answer any questions or concerns. It is important to follow Dr. Margoles’ instructions carefully to ensure the best results and an easy recovery.

Recovery times vary. Most patients are up and about within two days and look and feel much better within the first three weeks. Many return to work within 10 days. Any initial scarring can be covered with concealer. Scarring will fade and flatten as you heal.


Your Facelift Consultation with Dr. Margoles

During your consultation, Dr. Margoles will listen to your needs that will provide the most beautiful and natural results. 

You and Dr. Margoles will discuss your procedure in detail, covering topics such as:

•Pre- and post-operative instructions

Treatment cost

•Recovery time

•Follow up appointments 


Dr. Margoles will also show you Facelift before and after pictures, which will offer a clearer picture of what to expect from the procedure. In addition, she and her Greenwich staff are always available to answer any questions you may have.

Contact Us To Learn More About Facelift Surgery & Schedule A Consultation

To learn more about facelift surgery and schedule your consultation with Dr. Margoles, call (203) 869-2939. Our office is conveniently located minutes from I-95 and the Merritt Parkway, easily accessible for those traveling from Fairfield County, Connecticut, and Westchester County, New York.



A typical facelift surgery lasts between two to three hours. The duration may vary depending on the complexity of the individual case and whether additional procedures are performed simultaneously.

Most patients are up and about within two days and look and feel much better within the first three weeks. Many return to work within 10 days. Full recovery, including the fading and flattening of scars, can take several months.

While a facelift can provide long-lasting results, it does not stop the aging process. The benefits of a facelift can last for many years, but factors such as gravity, lifestyle, and genetics will continue to affect your skin over time.

Dr. Margoles takes great care to minimize scarring. Incisions are typically made in inconspicuous locations, such as the hairline and natural creases of the face. Any initial scarring can usually be concealed with makeup and will fade over time.

Patients are under anesthesia during the procedure and typically experience minimal pain afterward. Any discomfort can be managed with prescribed pain medications. Most patients report feeling tightness rather than pain.

Yes, a facelift is often combined with other procedures such as a neck lift, eyelid surgery, or brow lift to achieve comprehensive facial rejuvenation. Combining procedures can also be more cost-effective and convenient.

Before your consultation, consider your aesthetic goals and any concerns you may have. Be prepared to discuss your medical history, including previous surgeries, medications, and lifestyle factors. Dr. Margoles will provide detailed information about the procedure, recovery, and expected outcomes.