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face_lift_mainIf the signs of aging bother you in your face, a facelift surgery may be right choice for you. Technically known as rhytidectomy or lower rhytidectomy, facelift is surgical procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck so it is also known as face and neck surgery.

A face lift or neck lift is designed to correct all of these aging features, restoring a more youthful, rested appearance with uplifted contours and improved tone in facial skin and underlying muscle.

Sagging, Deep creases below the lower eyelids
Deep creases between the nose and mouth<br />
Fat that has fallen or is displaced
Loss of muscle tone in the lower face that may create jowls
Loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw.

1. PRE OPERATIVE-
Initially the pre operative instructions are given by face lift surgeon that not to drink alcohol before the procedure, not to have medications like aspirin or ibuprofen. Also the pros and cons of face lift surgery are told in prior.

2. ACTUAL PROCEDURE-
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Typical incisions are placed within the hairline, above the temple and continue along or just inside the ear, ending behind the ear .

This allows access to tighten underlying tissue, remove excess fat and reduce sagging skin. A second incision under the chin is sometimes necessary. If skin tone is good and only mid-face aging or excess fat in the neck will be corrected, other techniques with shorter incisions may be used.

Liposuction techniques may assist with removal of fat deposits under the chin.

3. POST ROCEDURE- Swelling and bruising will subside within 2-4 weeks. Final results may be apparent in 1-2 months. Incision lines will continue to refine and fade in 1 year. After the treatment bandage is applied and drainage tubes are also used if required. So in that case little bit of bruising and discomfort can be seen.

  • When can patient go in sun after face lift surgery?

    The patient is required to avoid the sun for several reasons as one of the reason being hyperpigmentation.

  • Is neck lift surgery painful?

    No it doesn’t hurt only little swelling in seen in starting.

  • What kind of sedation is given for face lift procedure?

    A certified anaesthesiologist uses general anaesthesia for face lift procedure.

  • Any limitations in the face lift surgery?

    Face lift is a solution to the wrinkles and aging lines, however it cannot stop the natural process of aging , it can just cure it not prevent it. It gives more youthful and freshened skin for longer time

  • Who can be considered as best candidate for face lift?

    Typically facelift done at younger age have better results , also people with appropriate medical clearance are considered as best candidate.

  • What is a mini face-lift?

    The older method known as rhytidectomy was much complicated compared to newer method used now a day known as mini face lift.

  • What is the cost of chemical peeling?

    Chemical cost varies including anaesthetic fees, doctors fees and medication costs.

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