A face lift surgery is tailored to each patient’s needs and may include laser skin resurfacing. A face lift begins with carefully placed incisions. These incisions are made in most cases just inside the hairline at the temple, extending down along the natural curve of the ear, back behind the ear and horizontally to the hairline. These incisions allow the plastic surgeons to visualize the underlying facial structure and fat as well as to repositioning muscle and redistribute fat during face lifting surgery.