Op. Dr. Burak Pasinlioglu

Clinic Address

Harbiye Mah. Mim Kemal Öke Cad. Erenler Apt. No:12 Daire: 1 Nişantaşı, Şişli - İstanbul

Phone Number

+90 212 706 9075

E-mail Address

[email protected]

Face Lift

Face Lift
Face Lift


Face Lift

Yes, there is a scar on the face. However, this scar is extremely small and can be reduced to invisible levels with the intervention of your doctor.

The permanence of the treatment varies according to how much the person follows the doctor's recommendations in the post-treatment process. For 10 years, the new face shape can be maintained.

Hospitalisation may be required for maximum 2 days after the operation.

You can return to work life after 10 days at the latest.

If the person is discharged from the hospital after the operation, he/she can return to his/her normal life after 2 days. Swelling and bruises on the face disappear after a maximum of 10 days. Afterwards, daily life can be returned completely.

Doctor Details

Op. Dr. Burak PASİNLİOĞLU graduated from Ankara Science High School in 2006 and Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 2013. In 2019, he completed his residency at Gazi University Plastic Surgery Clinic; He received the title of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. In 2020, he received the European Plastic Surgery Recognition (EBOPRAS). Since 2021, he has been accepting patients in his private practice.

What is Facelift Surgery?

Facelift surgery, also known as rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic procedure performed to reverse the signs of aging and achieve a more youthful appearance. This procedure is aimed at correcting sagging, wrinkles, and loose skin on the face. Facelift surgery involves removing excess skin, tightening the underlying tissues, and repositioning the skin to redefine facial contours.

How is Facelift Surgery Performed?

Facelift surgery is typically performed under local or general anesthesia. During the procedure, the surgeon begins by making incisions starting from behind the ears. The skin is then lifted, excess tissue is removed, and the underlying muscles and tissues may be reshaped as needed. The skin is then repositioned and the incisions are closed with sutures. The scars from the incisions are usually well-concealed within the natural contours of the face.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Facelift Surgery

The advantages of facelift surgery include achieving a younger, rejuvenated appearance, redefining facial contours, and boosting self-confidence. However, there are some disadvantages to consider as well. These may include a longer recovery period, temporary swelling and bruising, rare risks such as infection or bleeding, and potential sensory changes in the face post-surgery.

Recovery Process After Facelift Surgery

After facelift surgery, patients may experience swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort for several days. It's important to rest, take prescribed medications, and follow post-operative care instructions provided by your surgeon. Recovery time varies from person to person, but most patients can return to normal activities within a few weeks and see gradual improvement in results over time.

Ideal Candidates for Facelift Surgery

Ideal candidates for facelift surgery are typically middle-aged or older individuals who have noticeable sagging or wrinkles on their face. However, not everyone may be suitable for facelift surgery. Factors such as pregnancy, chronic health conditions, or smoking can increase the risks associated with the procedure.

Facelift surgery is an effective option for those looking to diminish the signs of aging and achieve a more youthful appearance. However, like any surgical procedure, it comes with certain risks and requires suitable candidates. A thorough evaluation and comprehensive discussion with your doctor before surgery will help determine the most appropriate treatment plan for you.

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