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Usually men and women over 40, although some patients in their thirties maybenefit from this procedure.

To improve the deep fold from the nose to the corner mouth, the jowls, jaw lineand cheekbones. It can also help the loose skin, and “turkey gobbler” aspect ofthe neck by removing excess fat, tightening muscles, redraping skin. It can bedone in conjunction with the forehead lift and blepharoplasty to correct theeyebrows and eyelids.

Incisions and technique:
There are different variations of facelift procedure. The incision is usuallyplaced in front and behind the ear, and is hidden in the natural folds. Fromthe back of the ear the incision goes into the scalp and is hidden by the hair.The ear lobe has to be free and natural, avoiding a stretched appearance.Sometimes a small incision underneath the chin can be used to help with thetightening of the neck muscles. If necessary the deeper tissues of the face andneck may also need to be repositioned. The skin is pulled up and back and theexcess is removed. The aspect should look normal and not stretched. The fixingof the neck might involve liposuction or liposculpture to improve contour. Oneof the most important aspects of the facelift is the reposition of the lostvolume. This can be achieved either by folding and suturing the deeperstructures or by injection of fat, which is aspirated from another area.

Operating Time:
Two to four hours.

Local with sedation, or general.

Usually outpatient. Some patients may require a 24 hour stay.

Back to work: 10 to 14 days. More strenuous activity: 2 weeks or more.Bruising: 2 to 3 weeks. Must limit exposure to sun for several months.

Complications from facelifts are not frequent. Hematoma (the accumulation ofblood under the skin), infection, bleeding and reactions to anesthesia. Someincisions can be visible due to individual variations in healing and might haveto be revised. Temporary injury to the nerves that control facial muscles orfeeling are rarely permanent. Asymmetry or change in hairline.

A facelift does not correct wrinkles around the mouth. The choice of procedurewill depend on the thickness, texture and elasticity of the skin, the degree ofthe wrinkles and folds. Usually excessive sun exposure produces more wrinklesand the facelift might have to be combined with a skin resurfacing procedure toeliminate them. The placement of the incisions will depend on the hairlineAnother procedure commonly associated with the facelift is the rejuvenation ofthe nose (See Rhinoplasty.) Smokers should stop smoking before surgery. Aspirinshould be avoided to avoid increased bleeding. A bandage may be used to avoidbleeding and minimize swelling. Drains will be applied to avoid theaccumulation of fluids. Recovery varies greatly. Sleeping with the headelevated helps minimize swelling and bruising. Bandages and drains should beremoved in one or two days. Temporary asymmetry can be caused by the swellingand bruising and it is normal. Bruising should disappear in two or three weeks.Makeup can be applied after a few days. Numbness can last for several weeks.Sun exposure should be avoided for the first month. wait several weeks toevaluate the "new look." As the aging process continues, somepatients want to make additional improvements in their looks. Some men mighthave to shave behind ears, where beard-growing skin is replaced.

Duration of Results:
Usually 5 to 10 years.


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  • Aum Cosmetic Surgery Clinic
  • Dr. Arvind G Patel
  • 3rd Floor, Param Doctor House,
  • Nr. Resham Bhavan,
  • Station Lal Darwaja Road,
  • Surat-395003
  • +91-0261-2440 572
  • +91-98980 38191