How can I find the best Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Columbia, SC?

I am a 49 yr old female, non smoker who is considering a facelift. I want to be happy with the results and want to know who has had the best reviews. Help!

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon for a Facelift can be a difficult and confusing process. To start with look for someone who has the background, training and experience to perform your surgery. Are they a member of the ASAPS? Do they have Hospital privileges to perform the surgery you desire? Is their facility inspected or accredited so, your surgery can be safely performed? Does your facelift surgeon have their actual patients photographs who have had the procedure you desire available for your review? These are some simple background questions about your surgeon and their practice that will guide you to make an informed decision.

More importantly at 49 years of age is what you do not like about your face and what you expect to be accomplished. Consider writing down the three most important things you do not like ranking them in order of importance. It can be as simple as neck/ neck/ neck. Also, consider taking some old pictures of yourself when you where young with you to the consultation. Often in older patients the goal is to move back the clock. Knowing the features that made them attractive when they where younger can be of great assistance. In younger patients in can be facial features they have always had but want them changed. For example a small chin or small check bones.

Hope this is of assistance.


Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS

Sumter, SC

Gary R. Culbertson, MD, FACS
Gary R. Culbertson, MD, FACS
18 Miller RdSumterSC29150US

Gary R. Culbertson, MD, FACS

18 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC, UNITED STATES,