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Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
FaceLift (Rhytidectomy) Procedure
A facelift corrects sag of the facial or neck skin or addresses the jowls by removing excess fat, tightening muscles and re-draping skin through aesthetically concealed incisions. The eventual result is very pleasing as it gives a youthful appearance to the face or the neck. It is usually done on men and women in their fourth decade.
3 to 5 hours.
Anesthesia : Local with sedation, or general.
Usually as a day case. At times patients may also require a short inpatient stay.
Temporary bruising, swelling, numb­ness and tenderness of skin.

Back to work: 10 to 14 days.
More stren­uous activity: 2 weeks or more.
Bruising: 2 to 3 weeks.
The Patients must limit exposure to sun for several months for optimal results..

Duration of Results
Usually a decade or more.
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