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Face lifting

Face lifting

With age the soft facial tissues flag and deeper and deeper wrinkles appear on the face. The unfavorable factors, contributing to ageing include imprudent exposure to the sun, frequent fluctuations of weight, genotypic heredity. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emil Georgiev shall assess four factors before recommending you a certain technique for the specific rejuvenation procedure: skin tonus, presence of subcutaneous fat, facial muscles tonus and bone structure.

For a maximum good result, the operation can be combined with upper face lifting, filling or treatment of slight wrinkles. In many cases, together with the face lifting, neck lifting is performed during which the redundant skin is removed or stretched sideward or upward through incisions around the ears and the muscles of the lower jaw and neck are tightened.
The double chin can be removed within the same operation by means of suction of fats (liposuction).

The Procedure

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emil Georgiev removes the redundant skin and fat, tightens the muscles and pre-positions skin contrariwise to the gravitation processes. Face lifting reduces the signs of ageing in the middle and lower part of the face, softens moderately expressed nasolabial wrinkles and is able to turn the clock back with 5 – 7 years.

Duration: 60-120 minutes
Anesthesia: The operation is performed under general anesthesia. The patient may go home or remain under medical supervision in the clinic.

Recovery period:

Pain: Pain for 3-4 days, successfully managed by analgesics
Bruising: 5-7 days
Swelling: 4-8 weeks; numbness of surrounding tissues for 8 and more weeks
Bandages & stitches: for 7- 14 days
Daily activities and work: Return to work without physical activity – in 10-14 days, physical work – in 21 days
Exercise& Fitness: in 4-8 weeks
Final result: approximately 3-6 months

Final results are individual and last years but they can not stop the aging process.
The preoperative consultation is the first step and at the same time, an important part of the process of construction of your new vision. We will let you into the opportunities and the full potential but also into the limitations of each of the suggested interventions. We will analyze your face and body and listen to your desires because everybody has his/her own aesthetical ideas, individual wishes and aims. Our main priority will always be to achieve the cherished appearance which would give you an impulse and inspiration for daily triumphs and self-confidence inspiring respect.

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