Ethnic Facelift

Also Serving Mclean, Alexandria, Loudoun County and Arlington


Skilled and experienced surgeon Dr. Ariel Rad meticulously blends artistry and surgical expertise when performing ethnic facelifts in Washington DC. An ethnic facelift is a transformative endeavor that delicately refines facial contours while honoring the distinct heritage of each candidate. To celebrate the uniqueness that is associated with specific ethnicities, an ethnic facelift preserves the cultural nuances of each individual to achieve a natural look.

What Is an Ethnic Facelift?

Ethnic facelift is a specialized facelift procedure that takes into consideration the differences of each ethnic group. Beauty ideals, facial structures, skin tone and texture, as well as scarring tendencies all vary widely depending on an individual’s heritage. Maintaining the cultural identity of an individual is the primary surgical goal of this cosmetic procedure. There is no single standard applied across all ethnicities, as a European ideal may not look proportional or attractive on an individual of Asian descent.

Ideal Candidates for an Ethnic Facelift

Candidates for the ethnic facelift encompass a broad spectrum of individuals who seek to harmoniously align their outward appearance with their cultural heritage, including clients of Asian, African, Hispanic, and Middle Eastern descent. In order to be eligible for this procedure, you must be in good overall health and must not have any underlying medical conditions that could impair healing. You are an ideal candidate if you have developed facial wrinkles and lax skin but still have a fair amount of skin elasticity.

Your Consultation

During a personalized consultation, Dr. Rad will perform a physical examination to assess your bone structure and skin integrity. Candidates are encouraged to express their desires and expectations openly, allowing Dr. Rad to meticulously craft a personalized surgical plan. Your surgical plan will manifest the desired transformation while respecting and preserving the beauty intrinsic to your heritage. Dr. Rad will conduct a review of your medical to evaluate your risk factors, which will involve a discussion of any pre-existing conditions and your current medications.

What Is an Ethnic Facelift Like?

Ethnic facelift is a custom-tailored and complex procedure that requires blending surgical expertise with an appreciation of cultural nuances. Dr. Rad is well-suited for this procedure, employing a bespoke approach with each individual client.

Dr. Rad performs the procedure under anesthesia for optimal comfort. The client will be informed about their optimal anesthesia option during their consultation. Precise incisions will be made around the hairline, around the ears, or under the chin.

Skin, fat, and/or other underlying tissues will be removed or repositioned to create a more youthful and defined facial appearance. The incisions will be closed with stitches, and a light bandage may be placed.

The Recovery Process

After your ethnic facelift procedure, you may require a few weeks of recovery before you are able to return to work. The length of your downtime depends on the complexity of your ethnic facelift surgery. Swelling, bruising, and temporary discomfort may be experienced for several days. Keep your head elevated when sleeping, and avoid applying pressure on your face.

There may be some tightness and numbness, but these should subside in a couple of weeks. Avoid heavy lifting and other strenuous activities until you are given clearance by Dr. Rad.

How Much Does an Ethnic Facelift Cost?

The cost of an ethnic facelift largely depends on a number of factors, including the exact techniques utilized and the extent of the procedure. The overall price may be impacted by any additional considerations specific to your personal cosmetic goals.

Arrange a Consultation

Through artistry and surgical finesse, an ethnic facelift in Washington DC celebrates the diverse beauty woven into the fabric of each ethnic group. Contact Sherber + Rad today to schedule your personalized consultation with Dr. Ariel Rad.

Dr. Rad’s technique, called “Aesthetic Facial Sculpture” (HDF) is based on his philosophy that small changes throughout the face can have profound yet natural results. When changes work synergistically (harmoniously and not against each other) the overall transformation is much more than each individual component. As the saying goes, the “whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. Dr. Rad’s goal is not to completely change identity or to look like a different person, but rather to subtly sculpt the face in ways that make it look like the best possible version. This requires meticulous artistry to know how to optimally balance 4 components: