Rhytidectomy (Face Lift)
Facial lifting surgery removes sagging of the facial and neck skin and soft tissues; If there is any excessive fat on the bottom of the jaw is eliminated. Ideal candidates for facelift surgery; men and women over 40 years of age, who have not yet lost their skin elasticity and have no other health problems. Face lifting surgery can be made for the face to look more beautiful and younger and nose, eyelids aesthetics, forehead correction, eyebrow lifting operations can be done. The person who is thinking about having face lift surgery should be sure about what he/she wants first. If he/she smokes, should leave it 1 month before the surgery. Face lift surgery is performed in hospital, under the supervision of anesthesiologist, in the operating room. Local anesthesia and intravenous sedation can also be performed besides the general anesthesia. Normally it takes 2-2.5 hours. It is possible to go home on the same day.
Stitches are taken after 5-7 days. The surgery gives good results. Rarely, second corrections may be necessary. After 1 week, the person can return to work. It is recommended to avoid heavy exercises and excessive sunlight for 2-months, and to protect against external impacts. Male patients should not be shaved for 3 weeks.