face lift

Definitions of face lift

n plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised

“some actresses have more than one face lift
cosmetic surgery, face lifting, facelift, lift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty
nose job, rhinoplasty
cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose
Type of:
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery
surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue

n a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes

face lifting, facelift
Type of:
overhaul, redevelopment, renovation
the act of improving by renewing and restoring

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