Depending on the external factors such as facial structure, skin type, ethnicity and external factors such as sun damage, the ageing of the skin, the skin collagen is damaged, and the wrinkles increase and the skin sags due to decreased skin thickness. If you want a younger and livelier look, you can benefit from face and neck lifting operations.

Who is suitable for this operation?

Patients without a heavily supplemented systemic disease, with a median of over 50 years, with a realistic expectation, are the ideal patients for these operations. You should decide with your physician about the type of operation according to your skin condition after the interview, which you will do with your physician. Smoking is relatively an obstacle for these operations. You should not smoke for at least 3 weeks before the operation and at least 3 weeks after the operation.

Do These Operations Stop Aging?

Face and neck lifting operations do not stop aging, but after the operation it can provide you a younger look in the process. As a matter of fact, your aging process continues. In Face Lift operations, especially in the wrinkles around the lip, complete recovery may not be achieved. Additional treatments may be required for this area of wrinkles.

Do Operation marks Disappear?

No marks of surgery will be lost, but the marks decreases over time. Although there are very few differences in males and females, the marks start right in front of the side whiskers, continue from the front of the ear to the back of the ear, and end up in the scalp in the neck region. Marks can be hidden well in front of the ear and where the ear and face skin intersect.

How long does the operation lasts? What should be tended to after the operation?

Face and neck lifting operations must definitely be performed in full-fledged hospital. It is usually performed under General Anesthesia. The duration of the operation is approximately 3 hours. The skin and subcutaneous structure are stretched as two layers separately and the most natural result is targeted by taking out the excess tissue. Silicone drains may be inserted to reduce the risk of bleeding after operation even if bleeding is controlled during the operation. Drains are removed out when the outgoing blood is under a certain amount. Compressive dressings may be preferred to accelerate the facial texture. The average hospital stay is 1-2 days. Patients can return to their social lives with the bruising and swelling gone within about 7-10 days. At the end of 1-month time, the face receives 70-80% of the final shape. Full recovery may last 6 months on average.