Choosing The Right Facelift

In the last couple of decades cosmetic surgery has evolved dramatically.

It used to be that if you wanted to look younger then your only option was a standard, one-size-fits-all facelift. Now that is not the case, and there are many options that you can chose form.

So many options!

With so many options however we realise that it can be daunting to try and work out which one is best for you, which is why we put together this guide to help you narrow down the right option that suits your needs.

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Thread Lift
Ideal age: 35+
Procedure time: 30-60 minutes
Anaesthetic: Local
Expected degree of improvement: Subtle
Scar: No scar
Down-time: Minimal
Duration of results: 12-18 months
Short Scar Facelift
Ideal age: 40-60
Procedure time: 2 hours
Anaesthetic: Local
Expected degree of improvement: Moderate
Scar: Short scar in and around ear
Down-time: 7-10 days
Duration of results: 5 years +
Extended Face And Neck Lift
Ideal age: 60+
Procedure time: 3-4 hours
Anaesthetic: Sedation
Expected degree of improvement: Dramatic
Scar: Scar in temple, ear, behind ear & into hairline
Down-time: 3 weeks
Duration of results: 5 years +

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