This operation is preferred on facial skin sagging, skin overhang formed on the jawbone, relaxed muscles on neck and chin due to fats.
Cut generally starts from the top of the side whiskers down by the front of the ear and ends on the scalp behind the ear.
The adipose tissue is divided from neck and facial muscle, soft tissue is being hung back and muscles are re-tightened in correction of contours.
After this procedure of densification and hanging, the excess skin is cut and removed, then the skin is aesthetically sutured and no scars are visible.
- First examination should be done carefully by your doctor.
- Your skin and muscles should be carefully evaluated and your wishes considered.
- You should give accurate information about your patient story to your doctor.
- Your anamnesis about drug allergies, medications used, the previous operation story should be determined.
The operation lasts 3-4 hours.
Side effects and risks:
Temporary cyanosis , swelling, tension and sensivity and can be felt.
During recovery period risks as delay in healing, scarring may occur.
A patient can turn back to work after 10-14 days. Overwhelming activities are not recommended during 2 weeks. Activities as sauna, alcohol should be avoided for 1-3 months.
Procedure and anesthesia
The operation is performed under general anesthesia. 1 night stay in hospital is required.
The results is effective during period of 5-10 years.