Dr. Retana performs cosmetic surgery procedures with advanced technical skill combined with artistry, providing his patients with stunning results. Dr. Retana has the knowledge, skill and passion to help you look and feel your best. Facelift surgery is a procedure designed to restore a more youthful look by tightening the skin in the lower face and neck and removing major wrinkles. The procedure is performed with very discrete incisions around the ear. It involves tightening of facial and neck muscles and removal of any excess skin.