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Over the years, facial features gradually change as a result of natural age-related changes. Depending on heredity, individual anatomical features and lifestyle, the first signs of aging appear earlier for some, and later for others. At a certain moment, the reflection in the mirror ceases to please: the face loses its youth and freshness, its oval can become indistinct, pronounced wrinkles and a flabby chin appear, and the cheeks sink. When age-related changes can no longer be corrected with the help of cosmetic procedures, plastic surgery comes to the rescue. A circular facelift (facelift) allows you to cope with the problem of soft tissue prolapse and correct even pronounced wrinkles.

A facelift, or facelift, is a surgical procedure aimed at removing wrinkles and signs of aging, as well as giving the face and chin a more youthful appearance. The surgery will help reverse the changes caused by age and stress. As a rule, a circular facelift is performed on patients between the ages of 40 and 60.

What is a facelift surgery? There are several types of facelifts. During your preoperative consultation, your doctor will discuss the appropriate options with you. Typically, the incision is made in a natural line behind the ear and then extended around the earlobe to the edge of the hair, where it is easier to hide. A small incision may also be needed under the chin.

Preparing for Surgery To achieve the best results from a circular facelift, it is very important to follow your doctor's instructions.

What to expect during recovery? Recovery begins immediately after surgery. Your face may be covered with a bandage to help regulate the swelling, and small drainage tubes may be placed under your skin to keep fluid from collecting. Discomfort after the procedure is negligible; medications can be taken against pain. Each patient recovers at his own pace, but in general, you can count on the following schedule.

On the day of the facelift • Visible bruising and swelling that can be reduced by keeping your head slightly higher than your body at all times

Week after surgery

  • The bandages are removed
  • Shower and bath allowed
  • The stitches are removed or they dissolve
  • You can use cosmetics to mask bruises and uneven skin color
  • Swelling reaches its maximum and begins to gradually subside
  • You can do light physical activities
  • It is recommended that you continue to sleep with your head raised above body level to help reduce swelling
  • Two weeks after surgery

Swelling becomes less noticeable

  • You can engage in light physical activities and low-stress work
  • Several weeks after surgery

The swelling is almost gone

  • Facial numbness is reduced, although some patients may still feel it
  • Direct sunlight should be avoided during the entire recovery period. You will need to use sunscreen for a long time to protect your skin.

    You can safely start treatment, which we carry out as quickly and efficiently as possible in Tashkent. The Gatling Med clinic will make you feel confident in yourself and your health!