What is Face Lifting Surgery?

Age, lifestyle, bad nutrition, air pollution, inadequate skin care, gravity, and mimics cause drooping in eyebrows and eyelids, under-eye pouches and lines, deep lines around mouth and nose areas, cheek drooping, jowl becoming visible and facial structure to deteriorate.

In ‘face-lifting’ which is one of the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgical Surgeries, the drooping, excessive skin is removed through a cut on the uniting line of ear and cheek or from the back of the ear and on the hairy side whisker area, if necessary. Therefore, the face takes its new form. Marks are unclear while the cuts are stitched with special techniques.

Should I go under Face Lifting?

If you are unsatisfied with the marks created by time on your face and looking older than you are, YES, you are a suitable patient for “Face Lifting”.

What should be paid attention to before the surgery?

You had better share all your expectations and concerns with your doctor. During examination, you should reply to any questions to be asked about your general health condition in details and inform your doctor about your past diseases and medications you use.

How will the surgery proceed?

Your surgery to be performed in our hospital will be carried out with general anaesthesia as to the practice. Its approximate duration is 3-5 hours, you may need to stay at the hospital for an overnight.

What should be known about anesthesia?

You will be examined and informed by an anaesthesia doctor before face lifting surgery. Blood diluent medications, vitamins and factors affecting anaesthesia such as alcohol and smoking should be discontinued starting from the date foreseen by your doctor.

Period of returning to the social life after the surgery

At the early period after the surgery, you may have mild pain but this period is generally gone through easily with the prescribed painkillers. There may be a general oedema, purple spots, numbness and tenseness at the face. They distinguish spontaneously in 7-10 days. A head bandage which may be removed in 2-3 days is used.