Facelift (rhytidectomy) is the ideal solution for those who want to have a youthful look – which cannot be achieved non-invasively. Its results last for about 10 years. Surgery is performed in a fully-equipped private clinic, and the recovery time as well as postoperative pain is minimal. On bandage removal 3-5 days later, you shall be able to continue your activities normally using makeup to cover any bruises. Sutures are removed 6-7 days later.
Over time, the normal aging process, gravity and damage caused by sun radiation become evident on our face and neck.
The cheekbones are flattened and the youthful face is lost. The jawline gets sag and deep wrinkles appear periorally. The neck exhibits sagging as well.
Facelift is often accompanied by a neck lift and is one of the most effective treatments for retarding the natural face and neck aging process.
During your visit to the clinic, the physician shall discuss with you your goals and expectations and recommend the best treatment or combination of treatments for you. Our aim is you feel and look relaxed, refreshed and natural.
Ideal facelift candidates are subjects wishing to improve the following:
- Face skin sagging
- Deep wrinkles (nasolabial folds) on either side of the mouth that extend from the edge of the nose to the mouth’s outer corners
- Neck sagging
What exactly is Facelift?
Facelift is a surgical operation that reduces excess skin making the subject look younger.
With face aging, not only the skin turgor is lost (dehydration), but also face bone mass is reduced.
Additional operations that may be required to achieve the best possible results include: neck lift, blepharoplasty, liposuction, autologous fat injection, as well as forehead and brow lift. Furthermore, facelift can be combined with non-invasive methods improving skin appearance.
Surgery is performed in a fully equipped private clinic. Depending on the case, the facelift technique preoperatively discussed between the physician and the subject is applied.
Facelift duration depends on the combination of the processes performed.
Traditional facelift begins with an incision from the scalp on the forehead, extending around the ears, to the scalp behind them. Mini-facelift incision is usually performed only around the ears. If combined with a neck lift, a small incision shall be made under the chin.
Through these incisions, the underlying face and neck muscles are supported. Fat is repositioned or transported where necessary and any excess skin is removed and reshaped to re-create the outline and regain a youthful look.