What is Endoscopic Face-Lift Operation ?
It is the lifting of the forehead, brows, midface, temples and neck through small holes and using a thin camera system.
What is the advantage of endoscopic Face-Lift?
Compared to the classical face-lift operations, the postoperative scarring is much more minimal. This also provides a faster recovery time with a painless and easy postoperative period.
Who is a good candidate for an Endoscopic Face-Lift?
The 35-50-age population is a good candidate for endoscopic approach. The endoscopic face-lift can be combined with ultrasound and radiofrequency based technologies and better results are achieved. Small incisions let the endoscope (a thin camera) under the skin and the operation is performed via these small incisions. It can be done under general anesthesia or local anesthesia and sedation. The patient may go home the same day or the next day.
How is the postoperative period of Endoscopic Face-Lift ?
It is a painless and non-stressful period that the patient may go back to normal social and work life in one week. There is almost no scar left. At this time some medications are prescribed and the patient needs to sleep his/her head elevated with three pillows.
How is the results of the Endoscopic Face-Lift ?
It is especially effective in patients that do not have skin excess. The looseness and sagging of the skin is treated. Another significant advantage of endoscopic technique is an effective approach on the midfacial area. Relentless from the technique chosen for a face-lift procedure, the results may not last long unless the correct surgeon and the correct treatment plan is chosen for the specific patient.