Facelift Surgery in India

by Rishabh

Facelift surgery aims at eliminating the extra facial skin to give the face a younger look. With aging, a person develops droopy and loose skin and also loses muscle tone and fat. More procedures can also be done along with facelift surgery to get the maximum benefit. Procedures like Liposuction, removal of the buccal (cheek), neck lift, brow lift, autologous fat injection, Blepharoplasty, fat pad, forehead lift, laser or a chemical peel, chin implants and malar (cheek).

Procedure of Facelift

Surgical facelift procedures begin with incisions at the patient’s temples, just above the hairline. The incisions are made till the front of the ears, protruding beneath the ear lobe natural creases. The tissues and muscles are then separated and the fat is removed. The deep muscles are tightened and excess skin is pulled up to align with the newly positioned muscles. The surgeon then trims the outlying skin tissues and stitches the incisions. To ensure all scars are hidden either in the normal skin folds or the hairlines, all incisions are made along natural skin creases. An incision can also be made under your chin. Different incision options are –

  • S lift facelift- Stich lift
  • Soft tissue augmentation
  • Neck lift
  • Liposuction with facelift
  • Traditional facelift
  • SMAS facelift
  • Liposuction Mini facelift
  • Lipoinjection and facelift

Who should consider Facelift Surgery?

  • Wrinkles or loose and sagging skin in the cheeks or near the cheekbones
  • Candidates who do not have well-defined jawline
  • Candidates have lines starting from the edges of the nose following the edge of the mouth.
  • Candidates who have wrinkles or extra fat and loose skin in the area around the neck.

A good candidate in facelift surgery is one who is physically healthy and emotionally stable to undergo the surgery.

Benefits of Facelift

  • Pain and discomfort are usually minimal
  • The face will look younger and more vibrant
  • Results will last for around 10 years
  • Recovery may take 1 week and the daily activities can be started by the next day
  • Helps to get smooth and taut skin on the face and neck

Non-Surgical Face Lift

This non-surgical procedure uses radiofrequency waves that is gently applied through specially designed facial probes. The facial probes are applied in such a way so as to heat the deeper skin (dermis) slowly. This is done to prevent any damage to the superficial skin (epidermis). After a span of ten days, the patient can feel an immediate facelift along with tightening of the skin. The heat will cause the development of new collagen which will be visible after three months. This will lead to more effect of fat-dissolving along with muscle relaxation.

Thread Face Lift

It is a less invasive form of face lift and is suitable for rejuvenating and refreshing the face to turn back the signs of ageing. The thread facelift is ideal for people with a general saggy appearance of the skin which includes wrinkles, lines and loose skin. The results are very natural and the procedure will not reduce your facial expressions.

After Face Lift

The patient has to wear bandages on the face to avoid any clot formation and will be removed after a week along with the stitches. The patient can resume routine activities and light exercises in about two weeks, and strenuous exercises after six weeks.

Time and Cost of Face Lift Surgery in India

For the face lift surgery, the patient is required to stay in the hospital for 1-2 days after the procedure. The sutures will be taken out after the surgery. In total the face lift surgery takes 8 to 10 days. The cost of Facelift Surgery in India is around $1900. The cost of face lift surgery in India is very low and offers the best medical facilities along with the latest technologies.

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FAQs of Face Lift Surgery

Facelift surgery can be performed with other procedures like brow lift, liposuction, eyelid surgery, or nasal surgery, etc.

Non-Surgical Face Lift is a non-invasive technique for skin tightening. This procedure uses radiofrequency waves which are gently applied through specially designed facial probes. This procedure helps to lift the facial contours and add volume in specific areas of the face. This technique does not require large incisions and general anesthesia. After this procedure, the patient can feel an immediate facelift along with the tightening of the skin within 10 days.

Only a small amount of hair will be shaved to place the incisions behind the hairline.

Facelift surgery is different for each patient. Generally, those people whose face and neckline start to sag are the best candidates for facelift surgery.

For Facelift surgery, there is no typical age. People can undergo their facelifts in their 30s as well as in their 80s and every age in between.

A Facelift is a procedure that can reduce the sagging from the facial tissues of the cheek, jaw, and neck. It can give excellent results and will last for more than 10 years.

Whereas a Mini-Facelift is a limited procedure done under local anesthesia which only addresses the jowls. These procedures do not last for a long time and also this procedure leaves visible scars most of the time.

This is one more type of mini-facelift that uses a single suspension stitch through the hidden incision (mostly in the scalp) to pull up facial tissues. This entire lift depends on one stitch.

The duration of a facelift depends on many factors like the quality of the skin elasticity of the person. Smokers have poor skin quality because of chemicals in the smoke and tobacco. A proper facelift lasts more than 10 years.

Those patients who undergo full facelift mostly recovered in 7-10 days after the surgery.

Facelifts are generally performed with general anesthesia.

Mostly swelling should last for two weeks. Numbness can continue for several weeks specifically around the ear.

Lifts give the best results for firming neck and chin. Many devices deliver energy to heat the deeper part of the skin which provides results like skin tightening for 1-2 years.

In the healing period, the incisions leave a small and minimal scar and in many cases, these are entirely concealed. The incisions for surgery made behind the ear

It looks natural after your facelift procedure. It can only be noticeable to those who meet you frequently as there will be a change in your look. Otherwise, it cannot be visible as there is no visible scar or incision. However, this procedure makes you look more youthful.

Any energetic exercise should be avoided for 4-6 weeks after the surgery. Sun exposure should also be very limited for several months.

Every surgery has some risk involved. There is a chance of bleeding and infection which can be reduced by avoiding activities that raise blood pressure levels for at least a few weeks after the surgery. Infection is uncommon after a facelift and can be treated quite easily with antibiotics and this can only happen with those patients who smoke. Smokers are required to stop smoking before and after the procedure for at least two months to reduce the likelihood of complications.

Stem cell facelift is also known as a liquid facelift. This procedure is a facial rejuvenation procedure that involves fat grafting to the face to add volume and contour. During a stem cell facelift, fat cells are removed by liposuction, processed, and injected into the face. This procedure is currently controversial and doctors do not recommend their patients to do the same.

You will be able to swim or go to the beach after the 4 weeks of surgery or as long as your stitches have been removed or dissolved and your wounds have been fully healed. It is best to wait for 6 weeks before going in the water.

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