Face Lift - Multi Specialty Hospital | Bangalore Orthopaedic and Surgical Hospital | BOSH | Bangalore

As we age, the facial muscles become slacker and the skin on the face becomes looser and less elastic, creating folds and lines. A facelift is a cosmetic operation that aims to make the face tighter, smoother and more youthful. If you feel that your face no longer reflects your vitality and you want to do something about it, you could be thinking about getting this procedure.
People who have had a facelift with BOSH often report that they:

  • medicalfeel more self-confident
  • medicalcan literally smile again after the ageing process left them with a mouth that naturally turned down
  • medicalfeel happier about how they look.

Facelift is a procedure which is individualized as per your needs. The procedure may range from simple, minimally invasive techniques to more extensive face and neck lift procedures. The methods include traditional facelift and SMAS (Superficial Musculo-aponeurotic System) lift.

A traditional facelift involves correcting the mid-face, jaws, and the neck and also removing the excess skin. You will be administered a general anesthesia and intravenous sedation. Your surgeon will make an incision in the front of the ear that extends behind the ear. Your surgeon tightens the underlying tissue removes excess skin and fat from the lower face and neck.

The SMAS lift involves elevating the skin and also the deeper layers of the face and the neck. Your surgeon makes a minimal incision in front of the ear, raises the SMAS and tightens the skin. The surgery lasts for about several hours. SMAS lift is the modern facelift technique. Your surgeon sutures or uses skin adhesives to close the incisions.

Other cosmetic procedures are carried out at the same time including:

  • medicalcorrecting droopy eyelids (blepharoplasty)
  • medicala brow lift which lifts the level of your eyebrows
  • medicala neck lift which tightens the skin in the neck.