The effects of time and sun exposure become apparent with the face starting to show signs of aging from the third decade of life onwards, particularly with sagging skin on the eyelids, bags under the eyelids, wrinkles beside the nose and mouth and loosening of the skin of the neck that alters the contour of the lower jaw line.
The goal of Face lifting is to correct all of these changes in the middle and lower third of the face. After surgery the patient has visible improvement, having removed the signs of age the face is more relaxed and youthful.
The surgery is performed by a combination of local and general anesthesia. The stay in hospital is 24 hours and the recovery lasts 10 days. Procedures that can be combined with face lift are blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty and Botox or Hyaluronic Acid Injections. Dr. Papamanolis after will explain the indications, procedure and answer all your questions and queries during the preoperative visit.