face lifting

Definitions of face lifting
  1. noun
    a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
    synonyms: face lift, facelift
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    type of:
    overhaul, redevelopment, renovation
    the act of improving by renewing and restoring
  2. noun
    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
    synonyms: cosmetic surgery, face lift, facelift, lift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty
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    types:
    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
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