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Face Lift

Face Lifting Surgery is the operation where the facial tissues that have succumbed to gravity have been recovered and reinstated over the years.

It is usually a procedure applied in patients over the age of 50 years. The operation lasts 2.5 to 3 hours under general anesthesia.

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What is Face Lifting?

Genetic factors, environmental factors, gravitation and age progression of the face and neck due to reasons such as wrinkles and sags begin to appear.

Face and neck wrinkles is the intervention to get rid of these wrinkles and sagging with all of them. It results in younger to 10 years with stretching.

Am I a good candidate for Face and Neck Lifting?

With a face lift surgery you can change your personal image. Of course, doctor won’t make you look different. However, you will have a younger and fresher look.

When the results are positive, those around you will realize that you look better or are rested, but they will not understand how.

The best candidates for face and neck stretching are healthy individuals at age 35 in their 40s, with signs of aging on their faces. Face Lifting can be done successfully in 70s and 80s, but loss of flexibility in the skin can limit the results of surgery.

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What are the risks?

The decision to make plastic surgery is extremely personal and you will need to measure the potential benefits you have achieved with the risks and possible complications of the face lift surgery in achieving your goals.

You will be asked to sign approval forms to make sure you fully understand the procedure and all the risks and possible complications.

Face lift risks are rare, but include:

  • Anesthesia risks
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Poor wound healing and skin loss
  • Liquid accumulation
  • Drowsiness or other skin sensations
  • Negative scarring
  • Long-term swelling
  • Skin irregularities and color change
  • Unsatisfactory results

These risks and others will be fully discussed before your consent is taken. It is important to discuss all your questions directly with your plastic surgeon.

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What should be done before surgery?

If you smoke or drink alcohol before face lifting surgery, it is recommended to quit it for two weeks. Avoid aspirin and herbal supplements if you use it, as this may increase the risk of bleeding and bruising.

Face and neck lifting is an operation that must be performed in the operating room. Don’t forget to arrange someone to stay with you in the hospital after the operation.

Step by Step Operation Process

As with all surgical procedures, there is a healing process after the facelift surgery to ensure that you can fully enjoy your recovery and the renewed appearance of your face.

1- Anesthesia

During the surgical procedure, medications are used for your comfort. Options include sedation and general anesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best selection for you.

2- Creation of incisions

Depending on the degree of change you want to see the face lift method is decided. Accordingly, incisions begin to be formed.

3- Closing the cuts

The cuts will be closed with stitches to be removed after a few days. Some surgeons use skin glues to close the incisions.

4- See Results

Visible improvements in a face lift result is appeared after swelling and bruising.

What to Expect?

After completion of a facelift, a bandage can be placed around your face to minimize swelling and bruising.

What should be done after surgery?

After two weeks of face lifting surgery, patients can return to normal work life.

You should be protected from the sun for a few months. As the swelling and bruising decrease, the results begin to become visible. Your doctor will give you detailed information about what to do after the surgery. All you need to do is comply with what the doctor says.


To learn more about, discuss options, or talk about the cost of face lifting, please call our +44 1442 780745 for an appointment. Please contact us with our experienced surgeons for a face-to-face meeting!


Good results are expected from facelift surgery. But this can never be guaranteed. Sometimes a single operation may not be enough. Thus, a second operation may be required.

With face and neck stretching surgery you can gain a more youthful appearance. Of course, these results are not permanent. As the age continues to progress, the sagging will continue. In general, the results can be expected to last for 10-15 years.


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Frequently Asked Questions About Face and Neck Stretching

Is Face Lifting Surgery Safe?

All surgical operations carry some risks. There are also potential risks in face lift. All these risks will be discussed in detail with your doctor before surgery.

What are the possible side effects?

Swelling and bruising may occur after facelift surgery. The face will temporarily become numb. This situation is inevitable. However, it will begin to return to normal with time.

How does face lifting in the long term?

When performed by an experienced plastic surgeon, a face lift operation will give you the results you want. It may take long-term to get full results. That’s why you have to be patient.


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