How can I find a qualified Plastic Surgeon?
Picking a plastic surgeon can be confusing task, but the most important issue is to ensure your doctor has undergone the specialized training required to be a true plastic surgeon, preparing the surgeon to perform cosmetic and reconstructive procedure all over the body. This can be identified by contacting Iranian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Your Doctor should be a board certified and or member of Iranian Society of Plastic Surgeons. This means he or she has undergone the rigorous surgical training required by the society. As a patient you should confirm your doctor has this exact certification.
Why should I choose a hospital instead of surgery center?
A hospital offers high quality in the nursing team, anesthesia and post-op care available. Having surgery in a hospital gives you peace of mind that every detail has been checked and checked again.
What should I know about anesthesia?
When necessary, twilight sleep or light general anesthesia is administered by a competent anesthetist or anesthesiologist. The level of anesthesia will vary with the needs of each patient. The type of anesthetic is clearly described at the time of consultation and is tailored to the patient’s needs for surgery. The patient will remain in the recovery area until able to be discharged. Your surgeon will ask you to have a friend or family member to drive you home after the operation.
How long will my facelift last?
The good news is that your facelift will not fall down at the stroke of midnight on the tenth year! Actually, a facelift (and other procedures) will turn back the clock. You will start aging again from that point forward. You will always look better than if you did not have the procedure in the first place.
What is a good age to have a facelift?
There is no specific age for having a facelift. The results of a facelift can be subtle or very dramatic depending on the patient’s appearance before surgery.
Are the incisions visible after facelift surgery?
No, if done correctly, all of the incisions associated with facelift surgery can be hidden in normal creases / folds of the face or in the hairline.