Dr. David Rodwell, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon located in Charleston, South Carolina again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. He is the Founder of Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery and is here to talk to us about facelifts.
- What is a facelift? How is a facelift different from a mini-facelift of midface lift?
- What is the best age for a facelift? How long does a facelift last?
- What does the facelift procedure and recovery entail?
- What other procedures can I combine with a facelift for a younger look?
- What are the potential side effects of a facelift?
Dr. David Rodwell is Board Certified to perform facial plastic surgery, focusing as a specialist exclusively within the face and neck. He combines his surgical technique and skill with the ability to intuitively understand the motivations of each patient and develop the sense of trust that serves as the foundation of a personalized approach to facial plastic surgery. Expertly trained with a wealth of experience, Dr. Rodwell had a clear focus for the type of practice that would provide patients with personalized service and consistently outstanding results. These principles were the reasons that Dr. Rodwell opened Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery and Charleston Sinus Center.
His undergraduate years were spent at Hampden-Sydney College where he graduated with honors. An interest in medicine and experience in surgical research at MUSC led to his enrollment at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Rodwell then moved to Memphis to complete a surgical residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, where he personally performed over 3,000 surgical procedures and assisted on countless others.
Following the completion of his surgical residency, Dr. Rodwell was selected out of a nationwide pool of applicants for one of the most coveted positions to work directly with Dr. Calvin M. Johnson, Jr. for a full year in a fellowship position sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Johnson is truly a leader in the field. He is considered one of the top facial plastic surgeons in the world and is widely recognized for his work as a pioneer of modern rhinoplasty techniques and a leading expert in facelift surgery.