Facelift Scottsdale, AZ – Dr. William Jacobsen

If you are considering having a facelift, we can help you. Our team is here to answer any questions and queries that you may have about facelifts. They’re also here to ensure that you are happy with your facelift, every step of the way. 

With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. William Jacobsen can help you to achieve that look you’ve always wanted. We understand how important it is that you’re happy with the way you look. This is why we are here to help you. We can sculpt your face and make a few other changes so you feel more self-confident. We can offer you what we think is the best facelift scottsdale offers. Please contact us today for a facelift consultation. 


What Is A Facelift?

A facelift, otherwise known as a “Rhytidectomy” is a cosmetic procedure that involves surgery to help the patient look younger. With the ability to reduce skin folds and sagging, most changes are noticed around the jawline and cheeks. Other changes will make a difference in the shape of your face. Many people like to undergo a facelift as a result of aging. 

During the procedure, your surgeon will pull back a flap of skin on either side of your face. The tissues that are located below your skin are then altered. These alterations help your face to look more youthful. Excess skin is then removed before the flaps of skin are sutured closed. 

Some people undergo a neck lift (also known as a “Platysmaplasty”) at the same time as a facelift. This procedure helps to reduce sagging and some fat deposits on the neck. Again, these alterations can help you to look more youthful. 

Please note, a facelift will not decrease any wrinkles or fine lines on your face, neither will it reduce sun damage. Other procedures can deal with these issues. A facelift can help you to have a more youthful appearance as the skin on the face will be tighter. 


Are You A Good Candidate For A Facelift?

If you are considering undergoing a facelift, your surgeon will advise you as to who is a good candidate. The following factors might be taken into account when you’re considering having a facelift: 

  • Your physical health 

Your physical health is very important. Being in good health means that you are less likely to have any problems recovering from surgery. If you have pre-existing medical conditions, it could mean you might need to have less invasive procedures. The healthier you are, the faster you will recover, and the better your results will be. 

  • The condition of your skin 

Your face should ideally still have some elasticity and flexibility. When it is pinched, your skin should still be able to bounce back a little. If your skin has some sun damage or you’re a smoker, there’s always a chance that your facelift might not be as successful as you’d hoped. Please speak to your surgeon about how your lifestyle could impact the success of your facelift. 

  • Your face’s bone structure 

If your face is already quite balanced, any facelift results are likely to be good. If you have a small chin, for example, you might want to undergo chin surgery (also known as “genioplasty”) before you have a facelift. This is because a facelift might not give you the results you desire. 

Remember, a facelift is there to make you look younger, it can’t change the shape of your face very much. 

  • Your expectations

It’s important that you have some realistic expectations. While many people wish to look young again, it’s not always possible to achieve this. This is because a facelift can take up to 10 years off your face. If you want to look a lot younger, you might have to undergo other cosmetic procedures first. 

Ideally, it should not be immediately obvious that you have had a facelift. A facelift should make you look like a slightly younger version of yourself. 


About Our Facelift Procedure

We want you to be fully aware of every step of the procedure. This is why we will talk with you about the procedure, what’s involved, and what risks there are. 

Before the procedure you might have: 

  • A medical examination – This is to ensure that you are healthy enough to undergo the procedure. The surgeon will also ask you about your medical history, and your drug, alcohol, and tobacco use. 
  • A review of your medication – This is important as some medications can affect your recovery time and the anesthesia. 
  • A facial examination – A facial examination will involve your surgeon taking photographs of your face. Photographs will be taken from a range of angles. You might also have some close-up photographs taken. This is to ensure that the surgeon can determine the best possible options for your surgery. For example, you might need more tissue tightened in one area of your face than another. 

During the procedure:

The procedure will involve elevating your skin and tightening some of the underlying muscles and tissues. The fat around your face and neck could be redistributed, removed, or sculpted. This will be performed under local or general anesthesia. 

Once this stage of the procedure has taken place, any excess skin will be removed, and the wound will be taped or stitched closed. 

After the procedure: 

You might be in some pain and discomfort, this is perfectly normal. You could also experience some numbness, bruising, and swelling, again, this is perfectly normal. Your surgeon will make sure you know what to expect when you’re recovering from surgery. They will also tell you what you need to look out for. 


You will need to recover for at least 2 days after the surgery. You should rest while ensuring your head is elevated. Please make sure you also take any pain medication that has been prescribed to you. If you wish, you can also use cool packs to help reduce swelling and ease any pain. 

Follow up appointments:

You will be required to attend follow up appointments. These appointments take place to make sure you’re recovering properly. You can expect to see your surgeon the day after surgery, two to three days later, and in the next seven days. You might also need additional appointments so that your progress can be monitored. 

It can take a month or two for you to fully recover from your facelift procedure. However, if you follow your surgeon’s instructions, you are more likely to recover quickly and with fewer complications. 

Your surgeon will also tell you how you can protect the incision area and hide it from others, should you wish to. 


Contact Us Today For A Facelift Consultation

If you’re looking for the best facelift scottsdale has to offer, we can help you. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. William Jacobsen is here for you. Please contact us today for a facelift consultation. We want to make sure you know what to expect. We also want you to be completely happy with the outcome of your facelift procedure. Contact us today for a facelift consultation so you too can look younger. 

Dr J and his staff look forward to understanding the details of your unique case, desires and aspirations, and to providing you with realistic, safe and attainable results that leave you looking beautiful, and truly feeling like yourself. Take the first step toward your healing or rejuvenating procedure with Dr J by filling out our contact form to request a consultation, or to inquire about any of the services we offer. We look forward to treating you!

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  • Dr. J has an amazing personality and the surgery was quick, painless, and perfect. I didn’t even need to take any painkillers after I woke up. I look and feel so much better. Would highly recommend him to anyone considering surgery. The staff was also incredibly easy to work with. All around great office energy and the medical staff at the surgery center are so sweet.

    Crystal Greer Avatar Crystal Greer
    July 12, 2021
  • I’m 9 days post op and I’m very happy with the results so far (still healing). Dr. J is easy to talk to. I went in for a consult and was able to schedule the procedure for the very next week. All went very well. I was so afraid to remove the bandages - I was expecting a bloody/bruised mess. I was pleasantly surprised to see tiny incisions with no scabbing or bruising. I’m very impressed.

    Olimpia Garner Avatar Olimpia Garner
    April 24, 2021
  • Enjoyed meeting and working with Dr. J. I had an eye lift and it was a pleasant experience from start to finish. Dr. J’s bed side manner is very personable and genuine. He explained everything step by step and made the procedure very painless. Even though I’m from Minnesota - I will be coming to Dr. J for any future cosmetic surgical needs. I cannot recommend Dr. J enough.

    Trudy Hart Petersen Avatar Trudy Hart Petersen
    April 24, 2021
  • What a brilliant human! I’m so thankful for finding this amazing genius. I’ve struggled with skin sagging since my weight loss surgery. My arms were my nemesis, I have other skin removal surgeries to have in the future but my arms were really my starting point and I had went to try to freeze the remaining stubborn fat and skin to hopefully shrink. Yeah that didn’t work. Then I found this guy, he’s awesome, his staff is awesome and professional and I cannot say thank you enough to this life changing leap into the rest of my journey. I truly and blessed to have had the opportunity to be able to experience the joy he has for his craft. He has truly changed my life. Thank you Dr. J.

    Sholeena Gable Avatar Sholeena Gable
    January 8, 2021
  • I, Theresa Buschbacher, prepared this review and submitted it on my husband,s account. Superb, Excellent, Caring, Compassionate, Knowledgeable, Experienced, these are all descriptive terms that one must earn. Dr.J has completely filled the requirements of each and every of these terms and they can all equally be applied to him. His knowledge immediately puts you at ease (and when what he says will happen does actually happen, you get a big smile inside and you know you have a relationship with an excellent doctor)! Now for the support staff, they relate to you and express a genuine concern for what you are going through. They work with you and put you at ease while accomplishing what is needed for the “business end” of the doctor’s office. This is a WINNER!!

    Mike Buschbacher Avatar Mike Buschbacher
    December 16, 2020
  • Dr. Jacobsen and his staff did such an amazing job taking care of me. Went in for my consultation on Tuesday and they were able to get me in surgery by Thursday. By far the best prices in the valley after searching everywhere! Incredible care! I have referred all my friends to Dr. Jacobsen!

    C D Avatar C D
    November 13, 2020
  • I got in right away. I felt very reassured that I was in very professional caring hands. I highly recommend Dr. Jacobsen. The staff was very friendly. The office was very nice and comfortable. My experience was beautiful. I’m very thankful to have been his patient today. ❤️

    Aimee Beth Avatar Aimee Beth
    November 6, 2020
  • This will be a long review but worth the read! I'm beyond impressed with the overall quality, cleanliness, prices, customer service and results. First impressions, their branding of their classy theme provided an elegance that I felt right at home. I felt like a king who was going to get the best treatment! Secondly, very clean... I mean this place was immaculate! You can tell these folks worked hard to build their business and put in the work to upkeep it! As a business owner myself I applaud the way they conduct their business and never loose their family values, that caring, compassionate, family oriented value that most businesses start off with but loose over time. I can tell that money is not their passion. Their customers results are, the smiles and cries one has when they see their results. I was terrified of anesthesia, and when I expressed my concerns about my PTSD the surgeon, anesthesiologist and staff all took the time to sit with me and listen to me then proceed with a break down of how well they were going to take care of me and make sure I have the best experience possible. In which I certainly did! And best part I didn't wake up out of it, scared, panicking or anything like that. I was a little tired of course, but I went live for my fans soon as I got in the car. I felt comfortable the entire time I was waiting and when my nerves were really high I was honest and told them. They put in the extra love to make sure I was ok. When I went back and they gave me whatever magical cocktail, I felt as my procedure was 4 seconds. I didn't wake up during surgery, didn't hear anything nor wake up in pain! Everything they could have possibly done right they absolutely did! I felt safe too. And when I had questions after they were great about responding and following up. The cleanliness was great, and they took all precautions during this time of COVID-19. I knew the day I met Dr. Jacobson during my consultation that he had to be my surgeon! I hope this review helps viewers make that final decision on choosing Dr. Jacobson as their surgeon and if anyone has questions you are more then welcome to ask and I will answer to the best of my abilities? Thank you Dr. Jacobson and your staff?? my results are incredible! And I'm not even fully healed yet and I can't stop staring at my chest! It's a dream come true and it wouldn't have be possible without you and your staff. God bless!

    Darian Terrell Avatar Darian Terrell
    October 12, 2020
  • Got my breast augmentation and lift done here so amazed and pleased with the results hands down a wonderful surgeon and gentleman 5stars all the way around

    Jessica Shipman Avatar Jessica Shipman
    October 3, 2020
  • Dr J is absolutely brilliant. His office and staff are out of this world and his demeanor is so friendly and up beat. He makes you feel like you are in the best possible hands... And you are! The Surgeon I met with before I saw Dr J told me I would need a general anesthetic for my surgery and likely a skin graft. I was terrified. Went to Dr J for a second opinion and he was totally nonchalant about what needed to be done. He did it a week later in his office with just some local freezing and it was amazing! No problems at all. I would never see another Dr for surgery. Dr J is truly above the rest! Even his peers give him awards. His office is full of them! Big hugs to him and his staff for turning this in a happy ending from a scary start.

    Michelle Suzuki Avatar Michelle Suzuki
    October 2, 2020

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Dr J and his staff are committed to providing you with exceptional and compassionate care. On behalf of our entire team, we invite you to request a consultation to talk to Dr J about your goals, expectations and aspirations. We can’t wait to find out how our 20-plus years of experience in cosmetic and functional plastic surgery can help change your life, and make you a happier, healthier person.

Dr. William Jacobsen
Plastic Surgery
2525 East Arizona
Biltmore Circle, Suite C236
Phoenix, AZ  85016

Phone: 602-212-0100
Fax: 602.279.1701
[email protected]

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Dr J considers every surgery an opportunity to express his vision with his patients, and believes in natural, beautiful results that leave you feeling confident and beautiful, but most importantly, feeling like yourself. From extremely rare and complex surgical cases, to cosmetic surgery, Dr J has the experience, compassion and understanding to help you achieve your surgical goals.

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