But even a facelift itself, if carried out on the suitable individual, is likely to increase your self-confidence & self-esteem. The results of a properly performed facelift should last many years, but remember that the procedure cannot stop the ageing process. The clock can be set back, but you cannot stop it running. Nevertheless, we daresay that the delay in the ageing process in the facial & neck area attainable through a facelift, is sufficient for the patient to put ameliorate various social & personal pressures! Therefore it can be recommended as a solution to many signs of ageing that some people find undesirable.