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What is an Awake Facelift?

Awake Facelift Before & After

Dr. Koch has performed different types of facelifts (including SMAS, Deep Plane, and Mini/Short-Scar) over his 29-year career so knows what works best for his patients.  For the past 17 years, Dr. Koch has preferred an Awake Facelift in the vast majority of patients.

Awake Facelifts (also known as In-Office or Twilight Facelifts) offer several benefits compared to traditional facelifts performed under general anesthesia. Let’s explore these advantages:

  1. Enhanced Safety and Comfort:
  1. Quicker, Easier Recovery:
  1. Cost-Effectiveness:
  1. What Makes an Awake Facelift with Dr. Koch Different from Others:

 Experience: Koch has trained the most physicians in the Awake Facelift in the country, has performed thousands of them himself, and has an impeccable safety record.

In summary, Awake Facelifts (also known as In-Office or Twilight Facelifts) provide a safer, more comfortable experience, cost savings, and comparable results to traditional facelifts.

R James Koch MD R James Koch MD Dr. R. James Koch is a Stanford-trained, double Board-Certified facial plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. Dr. Koch completed a fellowship in Advanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University, where he subsequently became Director of that same fellowship and also held the positions of Associate Professor, Director of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, and Director of the Wound Healing Laboratory. Best known for minimally invasive procedures such as the in-office facelift, eyelift, and laser procedures, he has trained the most physicians in the in-office facelift in the country.

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