Facelift Surgery

Facelift is a refined plastic surgery procedure in Beirut to reduce facial wrinkles and/or other signs of aging. It is very satisfying for our patients as they achieve a more youthful appearance. Top cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Elie Abdelhak, will consider each person’s particular circumstance, such as age, before he approves this plastic surgery procedure of the face. Face lift is not only for women, as men can also benefit from this elite surgery.

The Day of Your Facelift

Dr. Elie performs Facelift Surgery through an incision from the hair line above and in front of the ear to create a more aesthetic appearance and rejuvenate to facial structure. The underlying muscle and fascia can be tightened. The wound is then closed with sutures and skin staples.

The surgery is performed in an outpatient setting. The surgery may take 3 to 4 hours, patients can choose between local and general anesthesia but generally Dr. Elie prefers general anesthesia. Most patients who have undergone facelift are between 40 and 60 years old.

Recovery Time in Beirut

Please follow carefully Dr. Elie‘s postoperative guideline. Pain and discomfort are normal after surgery. You will be given pain killer and antibiotics to reduce discomfort and avoid complications. Dr. Elie will schedule a postoperative appointment a week later to remove the stitches. You are highly recommended to keep contact with your coordinator if you have any questions about your surgery.

Am I a Candidate for Facelift?

After consultation, Dr. Elie will advise a patient if he or she is a good candidate. However, if you have some of the following signs you may consider a facelift:

  • If your skin retains some of its natural flexibility.
  • If you have sagging tissues
  • If you are not happy with minor cosmetic solutions and looking for more permanent results.


What to expect from facelift?

  • You will have well defined bone structure.
  • You will have a fresher look, and this will boost your self-confident.

How long will the results last?

The results will appear after 6 months to one year and last up to 10 years. However a minor revision may be possible to some few cases after 4 to 7 years.

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