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Face Lift or Rhytidectomy

Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy) at Medical Tourism Abroad

We at Medical Tourism Abroad provide for medical tours to world-leading healthcare institutions in countries such as Thailand, Singapore, India and Malaysia with complete tour packages for the best cosmetic surgeries including face lift surgery procedure.

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Facelift is a cosmetic surgery in which surplus facial skin is removed to provide smooth contours and shape. Also known as rhytidectomy, this is one of the most popular and commonly availed cosmetic surgery procedures.

What is a facelift procedure?

Normally, excess skin accumulates under the eye or on the cheeks thus leading to the requirements of a Facelift surgery procedure. There are multiple factors which lead to such complications in both men and women; the most common of these factors are age, stress, and lack of sleep.

A Facelift procedure comprises of the removal of excess facial skin, tightening and restructuring of underlying tissues and reshaping the skin along the neck and face. There are different techniques to a rhytidectomy. Viz.: –

  • Superficial Musculo Aponeurotic System (SMAS) lift.
  • Composite Face lift.
  • Mini Facelift.
  • Deep-plane lift.
  • Mid face lift.
  • Minimal Access Cranial Suspension (MACS) lift.
  • Skin-only lift.
  • Subperiosteal lift.
  • Thread lift.


What is the duration of a face lift surgery?

Generally, these surgeries last for 3 to 4 hours. However, complicated situations can push it up till 6 hours.

What is the rehabilitation period of a face lift surgery?

Patients are properly advised to take 10 to 16 days of rehabilitation post-procedure. Daily schedule can be continued after 4 to 6 weeks of the surgery.

Is a facelift surgery permanent?

The results of a face lift surgery lasts till 10 years subsequently receding in value with time.

What are the complications related to a rhytidectomy?

Being a cosmetic surgery there are certain common complications attached to it which are mostly temporary in nature, such as: –

  • Hematoma or internal arterial bleeding under facial skin inside the tissue. Most hematomas occur within 24 hours post rhytidectomy and require medical care. If left unchecked can lead to dyspnea.
  • Nerve injuries may occur during this procedure especially in case of a lack of expertise and experience of the surgeon.
  • Skin necrosis is observed post rhytidectomy. Smoking increases the chances and magnitude of necrosis.
  • Hair loss occurs in roughly 19% cases. Incisions on the scalp and the facial skin may lead to a depreciation of both facial and scalp hair.
  • Distorted ear lobes in case of a face lift procedure gone awry is a rare occurrence.

We can make sure that you get the best possible treatment from world renowned doctors. They have years of expertise and skill for providing a healthy and successful procedure.

What are the complications related to a rhytidectomy?

Numerous medical institutions in Australia, USA and UK provide for these cosmetic surgeries. This treatment in Australia comes for $3000 to $9000 depending on the type of procedure being done; expenses are of the same value in USA and UK. Yes! It is expensive.

So, what is the better alternative?

Fly overseas. Countries like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and India are among the busiest places for cosmetic surgeries such as Facelift Surgery Rhytidectomy. These countries have expert surgeons, who are highly renowned across the world, along with state of the art equipment. However, the procedural costs are drastically low compared to home-based expenses even after accounting for total tour expenditures.

We at Medical Tourism Abroad have already provided these services to numerous individuals who have benefitted through them and are living a healthier lifestyle with their more beautiful self.

Face lift surgery Abroad:

At Medical Tourism Abroad, you can get complete medical tour packages to Thailand, India, Malaysia and Singapore covering all the aspects related to it. Our services include complete conveyance, lodging, co-ordination with respective healthcare authorities and post-treatment rehabilitation facilities.

If you are pondering on getting a face lift surgery done under the best hands, Medical Tourism Abroad has the best and most affordable solution for you. You can enjoy your rehabilitation period as a vacation itself.

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