Face Lift

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Conditions such as falling and volume reduction can be observed on the faces of people with aging. There are patients who need face lift because their facial features do not make them feel young and energetic. It is one of the methods that patients resort to in order to eliminate the signs of aging. Depending on the amount and location of the excess skin, an operation including neck stretching can be performed. Since special suture and dressing materials are used in the face lift operation, possible scars are minimized. Therefore, after the operation, the traces on the patient’s ear-face junction line are not clear.

Patients Who Need Face Lift Procedure

Conditions that can be corrected with a facelift operation are listed below:

  • Patients with sagging skin on their midface or chin can have a more taut skin with a facelift.
  • A facelift is suitable for patients with deep wrinkles, also called nasolabial folds, from the nose to the corners of the mouth.
  • Lines extending from each corner of the chin to the chin are called puppet lines. The dummy lines are; It can be corrected with a face lift procedure.
  • This situation of patients with fallen or displaced facial fat can be corrected with a face lift.
  • The problems of those who have sagging on the lower face, loss of muscle tone, sagging of the sub-chin tissue can be corrected with a face lift.

Considerations Before Face Lift Procedure

Patients who will have a facelift procedure should first have a physical examination with their doctor. The patient’s medical history should be learned in detail. A treatment plan should be made with the patient’s expectations and the doctor’s experience. In this process, the patient should stay away from some substances that may increase the possibility of bleeding during the facelift procedure. Aspirin, drugs containing vitamin E, herbal tea, smoking should not be consumed. The patient should not consume cigarettes for 3 weeks before the operation in order not to delay the healing process. It is possible to dye her hair up to 1 week before the operation. However, he should know that he cannot dye for 1 month after the operation. It is good for the patient who will have a facelift procedure to prefer long hair, in order to hide the dressing areas after the operation.

Face Lift Operation

During the facelift procedure, the patient is under the influence of general anesthesia. An incision is made at the point where the ear meets the cheek. In this way, it can be ensured that the incision area is hidden. Depending on the degree of the facelift procedure to be performed on the patient, the incision may extend from the hairline to the front of the ear and may even reach the back of the ear depending on the situation. It is a procedure based on the principle of lifting the skin and then accessing the muscles, tightening the muscles, and then removing the excess skin. After this operation, the patient’s face looks more natural rather than drawn.

Healing Process After Face Lift

After the facelift operation, the operation area of the patient is wrapped with a bandage. The patient should not remove this bandage for any reason in the first week. In addition, they should keep their heads dry for the first 2 weeks and adjust them to stay high. If there is swelling or bruising on the faces of the patients in this process; there is no need to worry. Swelling and bruises subside within 2 weeks. There is no harm in returning to their light activities 2 weeks after the operation. However, they should start their strenuous activities 6 weeks after the operation. In order to accelerate the healing process, it is recommended to take frequent walks during this process.

Very polite gestures should be used in actions such as putting on makeup and combing hair. Sexual activities and heavy exercises should be avoided for 2 weeks. A few months after the operation; Alcohol, steam bath and sauna should be avoided. The use of sunscreen cream; Extra attention is required.


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