Face lifting is one of the most popular procedure in plastic surgery. The main goal of the treatment is to improve the appearance of the face and remove signs of aging.
Face lifting surgery is helping to reduce the deep wrinkles and excess skin on face and neck.
Final results is depends on the age of patient, skin condition, structure of the bones and realistic expectations.
Procedure is performing from typical incisions in front and behind the ears. Together with removal of the excess skin , plastic surgeon is tightening the facial tissues – SMAS method.
Before the surgery:
Basic blood tests: morphology, creatinine, blood coagulation index, prothrombin index, ecg (electrocardiogram), blood type
Type of anaesthesia: local + sedation or general
Recovery time: immediately after surgery doctor is using 2 drains for 1- 2 nights , removal of the stitches after 7- 10 days from the treatment, wearing special post- surgery band for 2 weeks, swelling and bruises persist on face for 5-6 days, weakened sense of touch on the cheeks can stay for few weeks
Scars: Almost invisible (after a while) line near of hair line in front and behind the ears.
Patient will stay overnight in the clinic after treatment.
* CONTRAINDICATIONS: blood clotting disorders, vascular disease, unregulated hypertension, unregulated diabetes, skin infection.