Although facelift is known as a medical procedure performed due to cosmetic concerns, it sometimes appears as a medical necessity. We cannot say that facelift operations, which are commonly performed due to cosmetic concerns, are preferred by women nowadays. It is also very popular among men these days; this procedure is mostly preferred to recover skin loosening and sagging on the face after a certain age.

There is no absolute minimum age for a facelift. Before considering facelift surgery the patient must have a significant amount of laxity in the skin for it to be worthwhile. After extreme weight loss after bariatric surgery, which has become extremely popular these days, the face now weighed down with folds of sagging skin. Many patients are choosing to remove the loose skin by doing facelift surgery.

How Facelift Surgery is Done?

In addition to non-surgical facelift, facelift tape or any other methods done using injections, facelift can also be done surgically. Facelift is a cosmetic surgical procedure to create a younger appearance in your face, reduce the sagging or folds of skin that may causes deformations, after the examination done by the doctor, and the steps of the procedure is discussed. It’s really easy to eliminate the excess skin during the surgery. With the progressing of technology, both the cost of such operations has decreased, and the operation and postoperative period have got much easier, increasing the preferences in this direction. During the examination, firstly, the doctor asks for the patient’s younger years pictures so they can examine and discuss the causes and how the operation will process.

Post-Operative Instructions for Facelift Surgery

Until recent years, there were concerns that the face would become very swollen, bruised, and the person would not be able to go back to their normal life for a long time after facelift surgery. However, today there is no need to bear these worries. Because the technology progressed in the field of plastic surgery and endoscopic surgical methods, the damage to the tissues during the surgery has been minimized, alongside this, the recovery time of the patients has significantly accelerated. The patient usually stays at the hospital for one or two days. The patient can go back to their normal life, by being careful, the day they are discharged.