Facelift is a surgical procedure that reduces the signs of wrinkles and creases in the face and neck and helps to appear younger.
How is facelift surgery performed?
Facelift surgery is performed under general anesthesia and takes approximatley 2 to 4 hours. The duration of surgery depends on the area of face intervended and which technique is used. There are many different procedures and techniques for facelift surgery. During the facelift surgery different procedures can be done regarding to area of the face that requires treatment.
Before the surgery
Before giving surgery decision you are advised to talk with your doctor about your expectations.The surgery could not avoid aging so it is important to have a realistic expectations. Before the surgery eating healthy diet, quiting smoking and some medications which are containing aspirin is required. Also your doctor have some additional recommendations and it is important to follow these recommendations.
After the surgery
After the surgery you may have a mild pain and you may stay one night in the hospital after the surgery. Dressings will be removed after approximately after 4 to 5 days. Recovery period takes approximately 2 to 3 weeks and during this period you are recommended to avoid extreme activities.