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Facelift and Necklift in Yerevan, Armenia

Rhytidectomy is a cosmetic surgery, directed on removal the signs of aging, rejuvenation of your face. The procedure is performed by lifting the drooping skin and situated under it muscles, and also by removing excess fat and skin. Gravitation, sun exposure and the stresses act on your face look and skin condition with age. You acquire deep creases between mouth and nose, in the jaw line grows slack and formed double chin; around the neck appear fat deposits, and as a consequence, folds.

A facelift ( rhytidectomy ) does not stop aging process. It can only improve the most visible aging signs by lifting drooping underlying muscles and by removing excess fat and anew drape your face and neck skin, by the other words this procedure only "sets back the clock" .It

can be performed in conjunction with other procedures, e.g. eyelid surgery, rhynpoplasty, forehead lift, or it can be done separately.

Am I a good candidate for a surgery ?

If you are not satisfied with your look, if you look not as young as you feel it, if you observed sagging around the face and jowls, or if you noticing permanent signs of fatigue on the face, a facelift is a good solution of these your problems. More frequently procedure is performed on the patients in the age from forties to sixties, despite this in the age of seventy or eighty the procedure can be done successfully also.

A facelift can raise your self-concept insofar as you will look younger and fresher after procedure. However it can not bring you the vital force of youth, neither restores your health, nor give you absolutely another look. Make the decision about surgery carefully thought out and discuss your expectations with Dr. Danielyan.

At what age is facelift usually performed ?

There are not exact age bounds for surgery. Some people have facelift at age 30, while others - in their 80s. It's a procedure that performed at any age.

What does a typical facelift consultation entail ?

Dr. Danielyan will evaluate the thickness, texture and elasticity of your skin, as well as deepness of wrinkles and folds before facelift performed in Yerevan, Armenia. During the consultation will be determined the places of incisions, they should be invisible. Surgery plan is developed for each patient individually, taking into account features of the bone structure and underlying tissues.

Along with facelift may be performed additional procedures to solve all problems that you are concerned about. This operation often combines with eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, and forehead lift as well as with non-surgical procedures, such as a dermabrasion, injections or chemical peel.

How is a facelift performed ?

It is a day surgery which is performed under general anesthesia or sedation. Duration is typically from two to six hours. However it can take more time if you are undergoing additional procedures at the same time.

The simplest form of facelift can be described as follow: incisions are performed by Dr. Danielyan above your hairline and in the natural fold in front of the ear to make the scars as inconspicuously as possible. Then the doctor separates facial skin from the underlying fat and muscle, tightens released muscles and fascia, trimming and suturing or stapling it into position.

What are the different facelift techniques ?

A mid-facelift, mini-facelift, endoscopic facelift, temporal lift, neck lift and lower facelift are the different types of this operation. During deep facelift, facial muscles are adjusted; the jowls, cheeks and face in general are tightened. In the mid-face area, a temporal lift can help rid of wrinkles.

What should I expect postoperatively ?

During several days following the facelift your face will be sensitive, ache, swollen and possibly bruised. Your face is covered by a fluffy bandage, and on the second day it is replaced by an elastic wrap. About three days swellings are in the worst condition, they will start disappear within a few weeks.

When will the sutures / surgical staples be taken out ?

In five days after surgery, stitches are removed; in 7-10 days after the operation surgical straps, used in a scalp, are removed. This process is painless, but if necessary, it can be performed with use of an anesthetic.

Will there be scarring ?

Scarring is a complication of all surgeries, so it's rather a question of visibility. Scars after face and neck lift are hidden in folds behind the ears, under the jawline and in the hairline, so that they are not appreciably. In case when the surgery is performed less invasive, using endoscopic technique, the scars are even more unnoticeable.

What kind of downtime can I expect with this procedure ?

You can return to work in a week to ten days following the surgery. These time bounds depend on the degree of activity of your job and how extensive your facelift was. You will probably need to hide the remaining bruises using cosmetics. The most part of your usual daily activity you can resume after about three weeks, receiving permission from your surgeon.

When will I be able to see the results of my facelift ?

Healing and recession of swellings are gradual processes. Your "new look" you will be able to see at least after a few weeks. You should be ready that over a several months, will be occur additional changes.

What are the risks of a facelift ?

Complications include an infection, hematoma, asymmetry, nerve damage, as a result, the numbness, and permanent discoloration, generated by the bruising. You also can have subjective feelings of dissatisfaction about your results.

How long do the effects of a facelift last ?

A facelift effects last about 10 years. Depends on your age at the period of surgery, you may need another one in the future.

What is a stem cell facelift ?

A stem cell facelift ( or just a liquid facelift ) is a face rejuvenation procedure that includes face fat grafting to give additional volume and contour. A stem cell lift is produced in the following way. Fat and stem cells within them, are collected via liposuction, processed and then injected into the face. You can undergo a stem cell facelift in Yerevan, Armenia at Arzni Aesthetica.

Arzni Aesthetica offers also other types of plastic surgery such as rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and brow lift. For more detailed information on Facelift in Yerevan, Armenia to see our before and after pictures or contact our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Danielyan, please click here.