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Day Treatment

Average Length of Stay in Istanbul

Depends on treatment

Average Session Required

Day Treatment

Length of Stay in Hospital

1-2 hours

Operation Duration

No Anaesthesia


Day Treatment

Recovery Time


What is a Face Lift?

A face lift, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure performed to correct sagging skin and wrinkles caused by aging. This procedure typically involves the face, neck, and sometimes the forehead.

Preliminary Evaluation: Determining Suitability

Candidates for face lift treatment undergo a detailed preliminary evaluation by a plastic surgeon. Factors such as skin condition, age, overall health, and expectations are assessed. Suitability is determined based on this evaluation.

Treatment Planning: Identifying Target Areas and Technique Selection

During face lift treatment, the areas to be addressed are determined. Different techniques such as lower face lift, mid face lift, or upper face lift may be used based on the patient's expectations and skin condition. A plan is created accordingly.

Surgery: Face Lift Procedure

The face lift procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and involves surgical incisions. Sagging skin is corrected, excess skin is removed, and the skin of the face and neck is reshaped. Muscles and other tissues may also be repositioned as needed.

Recovery Process: Care and Rest

During the recovery process, it's important for patients to get adequate rest and sleep. They should follow specific care instructions, and cold compresses may be used to reduce swelling and bruising.

Results and Long-Term Care

After a face lift procedure, initial results are immediately noticeable, but full recovery may take several weeks or months. To maintain long-term results, sun protection, a healthy lifestyle, and regular skincare are important.

Side Effects and Complications

Some temporary side effects and complications may occur after a face lift surgery. These may include swelling, bruising, temporary numbness, or infection. However, serious complications are rare.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Soon Can I Return to Normal Activities After a Face Lift?

This depends on the individual's recovery process, but typically normal activities can be resumed within a few weeks.

How Long Do Face Lift Results Last?

While face lift results are generally long-lasting, the aging process continues, and repeat procedures may be required.

Why Consider Face Lift Treatment?

A face lift is an effective option for reversing the effects of aging and achieving a younger, rejuvenated appearance. However, it's important to consult with a professional and clarify expectations before the procedure.

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