Face Lift

Face Lift in Istanbul

Due to the effect of aging, the skin and tissues naturally lose their elasticity, leading to sagging and wrinkles. In addition to the natural effect of aging, a face lift surgery, also called "Rhytidectomy", is performed for sagging that occurs in those who gain and lose weight frequently, and after that a youthful appearance is obtained.

On the basis of facelift operations, it is aimed to gain a younger and more pleasant contour of the face structure.To achieve the lifted youthful skin and fine lines the face skin is lifted up during the surgery

Who is Suitable for Face Lift Surgery?

Facelift surgery can be performed for men and women over the age of 40 who have wrinkles and sagging in the face area. In some cases, this surgery can be performed at younger ages.If there is a need, face lift surgery can accompany with neck lift surgery. At the same time, eyelid aesthetics, eyebrow lifting and forehead lifting operations can also be performed during this surgery.

How is Face Lift Surgery Performed?

Facelift surgeries can be performed as Mini Face Lift and Classic Face Lift. In addition, non-surgical face lift operations can also be performed.

Mini Face Lift

Mini facelift surgery can be preferred for patients with mild wrinkles and sagging. In mini facelift surgery, shorter cuts are made from the hairline above the ears or in the natural folds surrounding the ear. Through these opened points, the basic tissues around the cheeks are lifted, the jowl is removed, and the facial tissue is corrected and shaped.

Conventional Face Lift

Conventional face lift surgery is frequently performed at the age of 40 and above due to intense wrinkles and sagging. In the surgery, the focus is the correction of the sagging skin from the upper part of the mouth to the eyes. Entry points are opened, starting just behind the hairline, close to the temples and created by making use of the natural curves around the front of the ear. Incisions are made under the chin in order to lift lower face and eliminate sagging under the chin. Excess skin at the face is removed and the skin is sutured and bandaged by pulling it backwards and upwards to give it a youthful appearance. In some cases, facial fat and tissue are reshaped so that the skin can look younger. Thanks to this surgery, wrinkles are softened or eliminated.The skin gets a younger contour..

What Happens After Face Lift Surgery?

  • On face lift surgery general anesthesia is used.
  • The surgery can take between 2 to 5 hours.
  • After the operation, patient will stay at the hospital for one night.
  • Normally, recovery takes approximately 2 weeks.
  • Stitches are removed within 5 to 10 days after surgery.

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