The face is the centerpiece of the body. When we meet someone, the first place that he/she sees is the face. Aging plus other factors can make the facial skin sag making us appear older than our actual age. The facelift in Dubai can tighten the skin resulting in a much younger-looking appearance. Continue reading to know how this treatment works, the benefits, cost, and side effects are.
What is Facelift?
A facelift is also known as a Rhytidectomy is a cosmetic procedure that is designed to lift and tighten the sagging facial skin improving the visible signs of aging in the face and neck area. There are both surgical and non-surgical techniques are used to perform the procedure.
Who is a Candidate for Facelift?
The ideal candidate for a facelift is someone who:
- Does not have any skin disease.
- Has realistic expectations
- Is a nonsmoker
- Is in good health and have a healthy
- Has good skin elasticity and strong bone structure.
- Has loose skin on their face and neck that causes wrinkles.
What is the Aim of Treatment?
With aging comes the loss of youthful contours in the facial and neck areas. This can be due to a variety of factors such as loss of facial fat, thinning of the skin, sun damage, gravity, smoking, stress, and genetics as well.
A facelift can be used to treat the following:
- Deep fold lines between the corners of the mouth and nose
- Sagging that is caused by the relaxation of the facial skin
- The fat that has disappeared or fallen
- Jowls developing in the jaws and cheeks
- Excess fat and loose skin of the neck tend to appear as a double chin or ‘turkey neck’.
Which Technique is Used in Facelift?
There are a variety of different facelift techniques and your Plastic Surgeon can help you in identifying the best one for you based on your concerns and goals. The facelift techniques can be surgical or nonsurgical.
Surgical: It is performed on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia. It involves pulling back a flap of skin on each side of the skin and surgically altering the tissues below the skin to contour the face to a more youthful appearance. A neck lift (platysmaplasty) is often part of the surgical facelift.
Non-Surgical: A nonsurgical or non-invasive facelift does not involve incisions to turn back the clock on the facial appearance. Some of the non-surgical facelift techniques include the liquid facelift which utilizes dermal fillers and ultherapy also known as the ‘Holywood facelift’ to tighten and rejuvenate your facial contours.
How to Prepare for the Facelift?
Preoperative care is simple. The patient needs to take the utmost care to get the best possible results.
- Wear a loose and comfortable shirt with buttons.
- Discontinue smoking and drinking a few weeks before the procedure.
- Take someone with you on the treatment day who could drive you home.
- Purchase the supplies such as ointments, clean gauze, napkins, and ice bags.
Post-Op Care and the Recovery Time of Facelift Surgery
Postoperative care is also important to get the best possible benefits. If the surgical technique is used, the patient will need some downtime to ensure proper healing.
- Follow the guidelines of the doctor.
- Do not touch and rub the facial skin.
- Eat healthy, nutritious food and live healthily.
- Remove the bandages and stitches as per the appointed time.
Results and Benefits
The treatment has promising results and benefits to offer.
- Makes you look younger than your age.
- Makes you look attractive and confident.
- Enhances your self-esteem and self-image.
- Corrects the sagginess, fine lines, and wrinkles
Before & After
How Much Costs For Facelift in Dubai
The cost of a facelift depends on different factors. That is why it is not possible to give the exact price of the procedure. The cost varies from person to person because different people have different concerns. The cost depends on the following factors:
- The expertise of the doctor
- The facelift technique selected
- The nature of the skin concerns
- The location of the treatment facility
Facelift Questions You Asked
Is Facelift Procedure Safe?
Yes, the procedure is 100% safe. All you need is to hire an experienced surgeon for your procedure.
How Much Time Required for Facelift Surgery?
The time may range between 2-6 hours. The question is how good the results you need. Also, it depends on your surgeon’s experience.
How Long Facelift Surgery Last?
It depends on different factors. Also, the time period differs for every person. Usually, it lasts for 4-6 years and you can also enjoy its benefits for the rest of your life.
Is there any pain in Facelift?
The procedure is performed under anesthesia so you may not feel any kind of pain during the procedure. Hence, after getting out of the anesthesia effects, you may feel some discomfort and pain. The painkillers are prescribed by the doctors to manage pain during the recovery procedure.
How Many Sessions are required?
Only one session of a surgical facelift is enough to enjoy remarkable results.
Schedule a Free Consultation
If you want to know more about this procedure or have any more questions for us, please do not hesitate to contact us anytime. To book a free online consultation, you just need to call us or fill the short online form. Dr. Thomas & Dr. Ken Arashiro are notable Facelift surgeons in Dubai having vast surgery experience and a high treatment success rate.
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