What is Facelift?
Facelift surgery rejuvenates and improves facial contours and overall appearance through the tightening of facial tissue and muscles, and the re positioning of skin. This helps remove wrinkles and droopiness from the eyes, face and neck, creating a more defined facial structure and overall rejuvenated appearance.
For all of us who age and want to age looking young, facelift is definitely an option to be considered. As in any cosmetic surgery, anyone pursuing facelift surgery should have realistic expectations for surgery.
The results of facelift surgery will vary depending on a number of factors that include: The amount of excess skin around the eyes and neck, the patients’s bone structure (how strong or defined it is), the overall quality of skin tone and suppleness.
It can, tighten the skin around the eyes and mouth to get rid of the sagging appearance. It can be combined with blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) to get rid of excess skin and fat under the eyes and on the eyelids.
How much time is Required for Facelift?
It usually takes at least 4-5 hours to perform facelift surgery. Time requirements can depend on the extent of work being done
Do I require admission or Is it an Outpatient procedure?
Admission is required for a couple of days.
What are the Side Effects of facelift?
Side effects can include temporary discomfort, swelling, bruising, numbness, or tightness of the facial skin.
How Long does Facelift results last?
Aging is constant. But with face lift you can relax for many years. Results , often last up to 10 years or more, but can vary depending on changes related to aging, weight gain and gravity.
What is the recovery time?
Protective wrappings worn for 2-3 days. Doctor will remove sutures within about 10-14 days of surgery.
Swelling and bruising slowly fade over 3-4 weeks of surgery. Final look will take shape over about 4-6 weeks. the full face settles by about 6-8 months.
How much discomfort is there after Facelift?
Mild discomfort and pain after the procedure.
What types of anesthesia is necessary?
What else can I combine with this procedure?
Doctor can combined this procedure with following procedures :
- Botox/Botulinum Toxin A.
- Chemical Peel.
- Derma Roller/Micro Needling/Skin Needling.
- Intense Pulsed Light (IPL).
- Microneedling RF (Radio Frequency).
- PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy.
- Radio Frequency Skin Tightening (RF).
- Thread Lift.
- Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery).
- Neck Lift, or Liposuction of the neck.
What Is A Necklift?
Depending on your individual concerns, there are a different types of Necklift procedures to choose from that can help improve the appearance of your neck:
- Mini-Neck Lift.
- Neck Liposuction.
- Combination Neck Lift.