Full face lifting
This surgery is performed when muscles and skin of the neck and face is limp.
- Duration of the surgery:
Approximately four hours
Most often it is infiltrative local with analgo-sedation; however general anesthesia is an option as well.
- Operative procedure:
Lifting and tightening of the muscles of the face and neck, with defining of the bone structures of the face, such are cheek bones or the jaw.
- Postoperative procedure:
Bandage is removed after five to seven days. Stitches are removed after seven to ten days. Diet with soft food is advised as well as sleeping with half-lifted head.
After this surgery hospital stay is advised.
Puffiness, bleeding, increased scaring, temporary loss of the sensibility or motor functions of some parts of the face, asymmetry, and hair loss.