Facelift operation, which is performed without surgery, aims to remove wrinkles resulting from aging or fatigue and obtaining distinctive results giving the face a more youthful appearance.
What is face lift?
It is a surgical operation, the purpose of which is to remove wrinkles caused by aging or fatigue.
Who fits? And what are its types? How do I decide that I need a facelift?
There are three types of face-lift operations: Small face lift: In this process, the surgeon targets only facial contours in the cheeks and around the mouth.
It is performed by opening a wound from the bottom of the ear through which the surgeon pulls the muscles and skin towards the ear, often performed by people with early aging symptoms.
Full face lift: This operation is the widest of its predecessors, which targets the slouching of the cheeks, forehead and lower jaw, as well as the neck.
It is done by wound from above the ear to the inside of the ear, and its results are better than the results of a small face lift.
Threaded face lift: is easier and simpler than surgical face lift, it is done without surgery.
It is performed within an hour and under local anesthesia, with threads used to tighten parts of the face, such as the cheeks, eyebrows, or lower neck.
There are several types of these threads, including permanent that lasts for about 5 years, and temporary ones that last from one to two years.
How long and healing period is needed for face lift?
A person needs to stay in the hospital for two nights after the operation, plus a minimum of 5 days in Istanbul for the necessary monitoring.
There may be some swelling in the area that lasts for a week to a month so the recovery period varies from person to person.
Smoking and drinking alcohol are factors affecting the healing period, it is important to stop taking them before and after the operation to get te desired result shortly, the patient also can start to practice normal life after 5 to 10 days, also can start exercising a month after the operation.