Have lines and wrinkles on your face? Want to get rid of saggy facial skin? Want a youthful facial appearance once again? If your answer to these questions is yes, facelift might be the option for you. It is the cosmetic procedure that tightens the loose facial skin, reverses aging process and helps you restore youthful appearance and look ten years younger than you really are.
Facelift – also known as rhytidectomy – is the surgical procedure that can be done using various techniques to eradicate visible signs of aging on face such as loose skin, deep wrinkles and lost fat. The procedure involves removing excess skin and repositioning of fat and underlying tissues to improve facial appearance.
Facelift surgery is highly effective procedure but it may not be suitable for everyone. It is usually performed on the individuals between 40 and 70 but younger ones can also be facelift candidates. You may be an ideal facelift candidate if:
Facelift surgery aims at:
Facelift is divided into various types depending on the techniques used for performing surgery. The best type is selected according to the improvements required and patient’s desire. The types include:
How to prepare for the procedure?
During consultation, before surgery, our plastic surgeon will give you a customized list of pre-op instructions. Following these instructions will help you make you reduce discomfort and make recovery fast. Some common pre-op instructions for facelift are:
How the procedure is done?
Facelift is surgical procedure that is done under general anesthesia. Listed below are the steps involved:
Recovery from facelift surgery
Facelift recovery varies from patient to patient depending on the extent of surgery, the technique used and patient’s healing capability.
Post-op care is important to avoid unnecessary pain and complications. Here are some common guidelines that our surgeon usually gives to our patients.
Like other cosmetic procedures, facelift surgery has also a number of benefits. Have a look on some of them.
The final results of facelift will start to show up few weeks after surgery. You will get refreshed and youthful appearance that will be long lasting.