Face lift Surgery is the removal of fat, tightening the muscles and stretching the skin for a more youthful and smothering skin on the face.

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What is a Face Lift Treatment?

Though we all know aging is inevitable, sometimes its signs appear earlier than we want them to. A healthy lifestyle, nutritious diet and regular exercise help keep our body and skin young. However, it is almost inevitable to hold back the signs of aging from showing up.

Our skin loses its elasticity with age, due to which fine lines and wrinkles, saggy skin start to appear.

A Face Lift Surgery is a plastic surgerical procedure that corrects sagging and wrinkling skin on the face and reduces fine lines.

Plastic surgeons use several Facelift techniques, and the use of a technique will be determined by your facial condition, the severity of sagging and the results you desire.

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How Does the Procedure Work?

The plastic surgeon first makes an incision during a Facelift procedure, the excess skin is removed and the incision is closed with sutures and small clips. This tightens and lifts your skin.

The goal of a Facelift procedure is to:


Who Needs a Face Lift Surgery?

Facelift Surgery may be recommended for people who fulfill any of the following criteria:

A Facelift procedure is not recommended for signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and sun damage.

These conditions are usually treated with laser therapy or other cosmetic procedures, sometimes in combination Facelift.

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How Can You Prepare For Your Appointment?

If you are set to undergo a Facelift procedure, here’s how you can prepare for the same:

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What to expect

Expectations / Results after a Face Lift Treatment

Your Facelift procedure may take up to 2.5 hours. After the treatment, the surgeon will apply a dressing over the incision around the side of your head.

You may experience tightness and/or tenderness around your eyes, especially when the anesthesia wears off. However, you may only feel mild discomfort with the prescribed pain medications.

A few days after your Facelift procedure, your dressings will be replaced with a special elastic facial sling that supports the tissues and helps heal.

You can expect your sutures to come off five to ten days after the procedure

It is normal to feel a different sensation or tightness in your facial skin, soreness or mild numbness in the muscles after the treatment. These symptoms will subside in a few days.

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During the initial appointment with your surgeon, they will perform a thorough medical and clinical evaluation.

Before your Facelift procedure, discuss your expectations with your surgeon, as this will help them determine the most suitable treatment option for you.

It is good to prepare and make a list of questions that you may want to ask your doctor regarding your treatment.

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Recovering from a Facelift procedure may take one to two weeks. During this period, you must keep yourself mobile and walk around. However, avoid bending, exercise or any other strenuous activity for at least two weeks.

Cosmetic procedures like Facelifts at Hortman Clinics are a nearly painless experience. Our surgeons will ensure adequate anesthesia before beginning the procedure and prescribe effective painkillers to give you comfortable healing and recovery.

Here are some precautions to follow after a Facelift procedure:

  • Avoid wearing makeup or washing your hair for at least two weeks after the procedure.
  • Avoid exposing your incisions to the direct sun for at least three weeks of the procedure. Always wear sunscreen when you step out.
  • You can resume exercising and workouts six to eight weeks after the procedure.
  • You may notice some scarring that will take a few months to fade.

A Facelift procedure can take around two to 3 hours. Time for anesthesia will be additional. So, you must arrive for your appointment a good 2 to 2.5 hours before.

The results of a Facelift procedure are long-lasting but depend mainly on facial aging. It is important to remember that the results of this procedure also vary from person to person. You may require a combination of facial rejuvenation or plastic surgery treatment to maintain the effects of your Facelift treatment.

The cost of a Facelift procedure depends upon factors like the surgeon’s experience, the location of the clinic in the city and the facility chosen for the procedure. Discuss the cost of a Facelift procedure with your doctor.


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