Facelift & Forehead Endoscope FAQs

1.    Face lifting is a big surgery, is there a lot of pain?

Patient will have painkiller injected after the surgery, so there aren’t any pain.
However, if patient still feel some pain, doctor prescribe the medication to reduce the pain.
2.    What kind of anesthesia will be used?

Patient will put into IV sedation.
3.    Where would be the scar left?

The incision will be from the hairline through the inside of ear which will be back of the ear so it won’t be seen from the front.
4.    How long does it take to subside swelling?
It depends on patient’s condition but in about 2 to 3 weeks, swelling will get a lot better.
5.    When can I start the exercise?

Light exercise can be done from 3 to 4 weeks after the surgery but for about 2 months, please avoid extreme sports and sauna.
6.    What is SMAS-facelift?

SMAS-facelift is not only lifting the skin layer but also the SMAS layer.
SMAS layer is right beneath of skin layer and when these layers are both tightened, the result of facelift is more natural and long lasting.
The incisions will be made near the ear and hairline for the minimal scarring. These scarring will be carefully stitched so after a month or so the scarring will be inconspicuous.
7.  Why do I need forehead endoscope?
Areas around the eyes lose its skin elasticity and the muscles at the first signs of aging, consequently developing droopy eyebrows and forehead wrinkles. The muscles that hold the upper eyelid and forehead become weak and loose, forming deeper wrinkles to appear. Therefore, endoscopic forehead lift at VIP plastic surgery center is much more effective than Botox injection, as it addresses not only forehead but also the droopy eyebrows with semi-permanent result.
8. What is the procedure of forehead endoscope?
 There will be a small incision on the hairline, leaving no visible scars as they will be hidden in the hairline. This procedure can lift everything from the hairline to the eyebrows. It tightens and makes the entire forehead smooth while lifting the eyebrow area which ‘opens up’ the entire upper face.   
 9.  What should I be careful after forehead endoscope?
Minor eyebrow asymmetry can be addressed with this type of lift. Following the procedure there will be some bruising and swelling. Patients of VIP plastic surgery center can return to daily activities within 2 weeks.
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