Udruženje estetskih plastičnih hirurga Srbije

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

  • Anesthesia:

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.

  • Risks:

Puffiness, bleeding, increased scaring, temporary loss of the sensibility or motor functions of some parts of the face, asymmetry, and hair loss.

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