The facelift is a surgical procedure also called Rhytidectomy, which seeks to restore the youthful appearance, reducing facial wrinkles and lifting of expression lines typical of aging, this procedure can improve the appearance of the face, the jaw line and the neck area offers good results. Facelifts are genderless, as they can be performed on both men and women.

Benefits of performing a face lift

  • More youthful appearance
  • Firmer profile and smoother skin
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem
  • Healthier looking face

Consultation before treatment

In the first visit to our office, Dr. Yamen Chaer will check the patient's medical history, inquire about the physical and psychological state of health, along with questions about any medical condition that may compromise the surgical procedure for both you and any Close family member, then the patient will be advised and the different available options that are according to their needs will be considered, which will be taken into account when carrying out an assessment of the condition of the skin. This is the golden opportunity to expose all your doubts and ask any questions so that you can feel totally safe, confident and prepared on the day of surgery.

Surgery day

The procedure of this surgery is normally performed under local anesthesia and sedation, it usually takes several hours, however, the time will depend on the type of face lift the patient undergoes. The face lift techniques used are different for each person because not everyone has the same needs, however, what is sought in this procedure regardless of the characteristics of the patient is to tighten the facial muscles and eliminate any excess tissue . In this procedure, small incisions are made, usually in inconspicuous areas, such as behind the ears or around the hairline, so that any scar goes unnoticed.

For the facelift, do I have to be a specific age?

There is no specific age to undergo this type of surgery considering that the rate of aging is different in each person, it is advisable to perform it when the first signs of flaccidity are observed on the face, since the results will be more satisfactory if the skin it still retains some of its elasticity.

After face lift surgery

After going through this surgery, it is common to experience inflammation and bruising, which will disappear over time and with due care. It is not possible to obtain the first results of the operation immediately, they will become visible after a while. It is important that the patient's face is bandaged in addition to keeping complete bed rest and avoiding taking steam baths or saunas, it is also recommended not to sunbathe after the operation.

How much does a face lift cost?

In order to offer the patient a monetary estimate of this process, a consultation must be scheduled, where the surgeon will evaluate a series of details that are important, so it is not possible to give a standard price to random people without first understanding their needs.

Dr. Yamen Chaer

The doctor. Yamen chaer rafeh, specialist in plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and caumatology surgery, graduated from the Hermanos Ameijeiras Clinical Surgical Hospital, Havana, also trained as a general surgeon at the Ronaldo Gazolla Hospital, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, studied medicine aesthetics at the Instituto Pinto Europa, in the city of Ghent, Belgium, and the Jhon Kennedy University in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.