Candidates?

Activities such as smoking, sunbathing, outdoor activities, and stress can alter the appearance of the face. In addition, as we age, deep creases may form between the nose and mouth, the jawline may grow slack and sag, and folds and fat deposits may appear around the neck.
A face lift is best for patients who are without active diseases or serious, pre-existing medical conditions, have strong, well-defined bone structure and skin elasticity. There is no age limitations bur generally, face lift surgery is applied to patients who are between 40 to 60 years old. good results can seem for people even from 60 to 80.
If you are interested in having a firmer, fresher appearance, a face lift may be right for you.

Procedure

The location and extent of your skin laxity changes the type and size of your face lift. Plastic surgeries range from “mini” to “standard.” The operation has no life-threatening and lasts 2,5-5 hours.
In the surgery, an incision is made in the hair near the temple and it continues to the front of the ear, around the ear lobe, behind the ear and into the hair. A small incision may be made under the chin if a neck lift is needed. The surgeon decide the loca lor general anaesthesia.
Generally you don not have to stay in hospital but according to patients’ status s/he may stay for one day.

After Surgery

Your incisions will likely be covered with bandages that provide gentle pressure to minimize swelling and bruising. A small tube might be placed under the skin behind one or both of your ears to drain any excess blood or fluid. Even bruises ocur, they heal in a week. In the first few days after surgery there may be some pain so you should rest with your head elevated, take pain medication as recommended by your doctor and apply cool packs to the face to ease pain and reduce swelling.
Smoking is strictly forbidden, even just one. As it causes in occlusion incapillaries, incisions recovery latens or the operation may be redone.
Tubes are removed the following day.
Bandages are removed 2 days later.
In 3. day, you can have a bath.
Topagnosis may occur in scalp, it is temprorary. Hair grows again.
One week later, you can go bact to work.