A procedure that helps patients to have a younger looking face via removing excess skin from the face and smooth wrinkles. The aim of this surgery is remove the signs of aging. The age of the patient, analyzing and determining needed interventions are very crucial.
With current technology, it is possible to evulate face structure from the skin to the bone. Available options for facelift;
– Traditional Facelift / Ritidectomy
– MACS Lift / QuickLift
– SMAS Facelift
– Subperiosteal Facelift
– Endoscopic Facelift
– Thread Facelift
The purpose of all these techniques is to remove the sagging appearance on the face. Recently, facelift are combined with fat injections, stem cell enriched fat injection, laser resurfacing, peeling, and/or liposuction to attain fuller face on top of smooth face. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Suleyman TAS also use fat injections frequently to have natural and beautiful face. With the help of this surgery patient can reach 10-20 years younger look. During facelift, the risk of complications to skin and muscle should be minimized with an expert and professional plastic surgeon.
During detailed examination, the patient’s expectaions and concerns are listened and after analyzing the deformities, facelift can be planned. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Suleyman TAS asks patients to send or bring their pictures that belongs to younger ages. Because this allows to determine the optimum place of anatomical structures (eyebrows, nose, cheeks, upper eyelid line, forehead line) which is affected by aging and gravity. By this way more natural and beautiful look can be achieved. Facelift can be performed under local or general anesthesia, in-line with the patient’s deformities. The surgery lasts 2-2.5 hours depending on needed interventions.
To prevent swelling, cold facial mask is used after the surgery.
The patient need to save 1 quality week to heal faster, and can take a shower 2 days after the surgery. Persistence of the result varies between 5-10 years depending on the chosen option/technique.