This procedure starts with an incision above the forehead, in a scalp, making the scar invisible, then the skin of a forehead is separated from forehead, subperiosteally or under epicranial aponeurosis (depending on preferences of a surgeon) and after incision of several mimic muscles of this region, which are responsible for wrinkles’ creation, the skin is pulled upwards, and the excess is removed. The effect of this procedure is long lasting and liquidates the most troublesome wrinkles of a forehead, vertical as well as horizontal, and also causes eyebrow lifting. Each one of us has a natural desire of liquidation of inevitable results of time passage, with the use of different methods. The outstanding results of face lifting are long lasting and make the entire face look younger.
Qualification for procedure
For persons coming from distant parts of the country or from abroad, pre-procedure consultation, which qualifies for the procedure, can be performed on the day of planned operation. During the consultation the patient should ask about all of the issues connected to the planned operation, about anything which bothered her/him or caused anxiety. The doctor, who is going to perform the procedure will explain the entire conduct of operation, negotiate and point out the range of operation as well as discuss the method and operational technique. If you have any ailments, or take any medications, inform you surgeon about it. During the consultation the patient will be informed about the possible dangers.
Procedure and staying in the Clinic
This procedure is performed in general anesthesia. All of the necessary examinations are performed on the day of operation in our Clinic. Only the patients 50 years old or older should get their EKG done before coming to the Clinic. Thanks to the use of very modern, low invasive operation techniques, your stay in our Clinic shouldn’t exceed 2-3 days.
It is very important to pay special attention to the reactions of own organism in the first four weeks. Although there is no pain, or other symptoms of operation, you should avoid extreme atmospheric conditions, draughts and excessive physical overexertion. A lot of rest is recommended in order to allow fast healing. You need to also avoid sun tanning, extensive sun exposition and use of sauna. According to the recommendations of the plastic surgeon, you should remove the stitches after 14 days, and you can do it in any outpatients clinic or doctor’s office chosen by your family practitioner. Each of our patients will receive more individual information concerning further procedures at the discharge from Clinic.
Risk and possible complications
Just like for any other procedure, there is a risk of infection, bleeding, permanent tensions, creation of scars or swellings. For a long period of time you might not be able to feel your skin in the operated region. In case of any questions, ask our surgeon. Despite of theoretical possibility of occurrence of complications, none of the above has ever happened in our Clinic.