What are the risks and disadvantages of this technique?
These risks common to all surgical procedures: risks related to anesthesia, risk of phlebitis, during a special operation in the face, but also specific risks:
- Bruising: 1 case of 50, must intervene few hours after the operation;
- Infection: rare;
- Discrete asymmetric mobility of an eyebrow: very rare, it resolves spontaneously within 15 days to 3 months;
- Moderate change the sensitivity of a part of the face: it resolves spontaneously within a few months.
There may also be disappointed if the information on the limits of lifting was not clear. Sometimes a kind of depression-fatigue may occur.
How much does it cost?
An estimate must be provided before surgery.
The price of a facelift varies between 6,000 and 15,000 euros. It is not repaid by Social Security or by mutuals.
Better consult several surgeons to compare prices and solutions.
Where and by whom is practiced facelift?
You have to go to a specialist official plastic surgery, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, practicing in a hospital, clinic or private practice.
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