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    What is a facelift/ Rhytidectomy ?

    A faceliftis a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck. The loss of youthful contours of face can be due to a various factors, like aging,heredity, gravity, environmental conditions, and stress.

    It is a restorative surgery, a facelift does not change your fundamental appearance and cannot stop the aging process.

    What are the indications of face lift surgery ?

    • Sagging in the middle of face
    • Deep creases below the lower eyelids, side of nose
    • Hollow looking face/ Fat has  has disappeared
    • Loss of skin tone in the lower face that creates jowls
    • Loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin or a double chin

    Who are the facelift ideal candidates ?

    • Healthy individuals with no medical illness which impair healing
    • Who has positive outlook and realistic expectations

    What are the facelift risks and complications ?

    • Bleeding, Infection, swelling, Fluid accumulation
    • Poor wound healing and skin loss, skin numbness, Unfavourable scarring
    • Unsatisfactory results may include: asymmetry, unacceptable visible deformities, may need an additional surgery to improve results.
    • Anaesthesia risks

    What is post operative protocol and recovery ?

    During your facelift recovery, a dressing might be placed around your face to minimize swelling and bruising once your procedure is completed.

    Thin tubes may be present to drain any excess blood or fluid that may collect under the skin. Medication to be taken to relieve pain, swelling and prevent infection.

    When Facelift results are finally appreciated ?

    It may take a few months for swelling to fully subside and for incision lines to mature. Then visible improvements of a facelift appear and your face give a more youthful and rested appearance, but also help you feel more confident about yourself.

    What is nonsurgical face lift/ thread lift ?

    This is office procedure or day care procedure done under local and regional anaesthesia. In this procedure Barbed threads are used under skin to fix sagging face skin to temple.

    What are the advantages of thread lift ?

    It is office based procedure, now anaesthesia risk and surgical risk and complication with minimal down time.

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