Facelift in Turkey (Rhytidectomy)

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Facelift in Turkey

Face skin loses its laxity and firmness over time due to gravity, weight loss, or stress. When this happens, facelift in Turkey is the best way to restore facial skin firmness that can hardly be obtained with other non-invasive treatments. Fill in the contact form right now to get more information about Clinic Center.
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What is a Facelift Surgery?

Our faces are our signatures, revealing our age, emotions and characteristics. The first one, signs of ageing, is what most of the people want to conceal. Every year, lots of people opt for a facelift abroad as it is a great opportunity for affordable facelift prices. Mostly because of the talented plastic surgeons, Facelift surgery in Turkey also provides the best facelift results around the world.


Facelift procedure in Istanbul involves removing excess facial fat, tightening facial muscles, and stretching facial skin to give it a smoother, firmer appearance. Facelift surgery is carried out under general anesthesia and takes several hour depending on the technique used by the plastic surgeon.


The incisions usually start from the temples, where they are hidden by the hair, and extend towards the front of the ears before ending behind the ear lobes. When the patient also has a sagging neck, face and neck lift in Turkey can be performed as a combined surgery, which requires another incision under the chin to tighten the muscle.


Facelift Surgery

Facelift Surgery in Turkey has been highly popular especially among people over 50 years old. However, due to such reasons as heredity, sudden weigh loss or life style; younger people can undergo facelift surgery. As it is not a gender specific procedure, facelift for men is also available. As for the risks of the operation, when performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, complications are infrequent and of little importance. Risks can be minimized by carefully following your plastic surgeon’s instructions, both before and after facelift surgery in Turkey.


Facelift surgery is the most long lasting, natural looking and successfully resulting process compared to non-surgical face lift procedures for the people who want long lasting solutions for their excessive looking skin, sagging and wrinkles.


Check our facelift patients’ before and after gallery to see the stunning results of the procedure.

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Facelift Surgery in Turkey

No matter which plastic surgery operation it is; the candidates mainly seek for safety and good results at reasonable prices. With their extensive experience, plastic surgeons offer striking facelift results in Turkey. As long as the surgeon knows what he is doing, and the surgery is carried out under sufficient conditions; facelift procedure in Istanbul is completely safe for anyone without a serious underlying disease. Prior to a facelift in Turkey, your surgeon takes your medical history, listen to your expectations, and explain all the details of the facelift surgery.


Which face lift type and technique is suitable for you is decided by your doctor based on your face needs, skin condition, aging and sagging level of your face age, gender.


Before your face lift surgery, you are given local or general anaesthesia. Your professional doctor makes the incision differing according to your face lift type. Your skin and face tissues deep under your skin are tightened smoothing the related face part secured in their new position. Then your doctor closes the incisions with stitches trying his/her best to minimize the scar visibility.


Facelift surgeries may be combined with each other depending on the cases and they may take up to 3-6 hours. Besides, it is also possible to have all these opportunities at a reasonable facelift cost.


Types of Facelift Surgery

Not everyone suffers from the same level of facial sagging, which may change the extent of a face lift procedure. There are many types of facelift surgery in Turkey:

  • Mini facelift (Lower face lift)
  • Mid facelift
  • Brow lift (Forehead lift)
  • Temple lift
  • Neck lift
  • Full facelift


Mini facelift surgery:

It is a surgical procedure that takes approximately 2 hours under general anesthesia. In a mini facelift procedure, the incision starts from the front of the ear, extending behind the ear lobe. This surgery basically targets saggy skin on the jawline and cheeks, because of which, the intervention is also called a lower facelift.


Mid-facelift surgery:

It is also known as cheek lift. Mid-face lift surgery is performed to lift cheeks back for a youthful look and create a well-defined face enhancing the appearance. Eyelid incisions are made to lift cheeks.


Brow lift surgery:

It is also known as forehead lift. Brow lift surgery is performed to minimize wrinkles, enhance frown lines, raise saggy eyebrows putting them in a youthful position. Incisions are made above forehead within the hairline.


Temple lift surgery:

It is a procedure performed to correct wrinkles in forehead, lines between two eyebrows and lift saggy eyebrows and forehead entirely. A bilateral temporal incision is made within the hair above the ears.


Neck lift surgery:

It is also known as lower rhytidectomy. It is a procedure performed to improve aging signs in jaw line and neck. Incisions are made beginning within hairline at sideburn level continuing down around the ear and ending in the posterior hair.


Full facelift surgery:

It is a surgical procedure that takes approximately 3 to 4 hours under general anesthesia. In a full facelift surgery, the incision stars from the temples, extending along the hairline to the back of the ear lobes. Contrary to a mini facelift, this procedure also targets the upper part of the face, namely the temples.

The suitable type of facelift is decided according to your face needs and your doctor’s opinions. There are two mostly preferred techniques of facelift surgeries. One is classical face lift. In classical face lift, incisions are made different places on face depending on the type of face lift surgery. The other method is endoscopic face lift. This technique is applied with tiny surgical cams called endoscopy. The type of technique depends on your face condition and the type of face lift.


Advantages of a Face Lift Surgery in Turkey Assisted by Clinic Center

Having a facelift abroad, requires a great deal of research as it is not easy to organize a treatment in a foreign country. The candidates need to find a good plastic surgeon, a place to stay and a way of transportation. Language barrier is another problem commonly encountered.


Based in the UK, Clinic Center brings you together with the best plastic surgeons for your facelift in Turkey. The treatment packages offered also includes your accommodation, transfer and an international patient host. Besides, Clinic Center aims to provide high-quality service at an affordable facelift cost.


Facelift Surgery Results

Facelift surgery results in Turkey are very satisfying and patients will feel happy as long as they understand that the result is not immediate. Even after the swelling and bruising are gone, the skin may be somewhat dry and rough for a few months.


The scars from the facelift surgery will be hidden behind the hair and in the natural folds of the face; in any case, they will decrease with time, becoming less visible. It is possible to notice that the skin is firmer, wrinkles and nasolabial folds are much smoother right after the procedure. Facelift results are long-lasting; after several years patients will continue to look younger.


Check out our facelift patients’ before and after gallery. 


Advantages of a Face Lift Surgery in Turkey Assisted by Clinic Center

Turkey has become a favourite destination preferred by patients thinking about face lift surgery abroad due to its internationally certificated professional doctors and affordable offers.
Clinic Center offers you one of the most favourable all-inclusive packages including your accommodation and one of the most affordable face lift cost for your face lift surgery in Turkey.


  • Physical consultation in London, online & video consultations all over the world
  • Best facelift surgery with talented surgeons
  • 6 nights of accommodation at a 4-star hotel
  • 1 night hospital stay
  • All transfers between airport, hotel and the clinic
  • International personal host
  • Pre-operative tests
  • Consultation and check-up
  • Aftercare in the UK 


Clinic Center registered in the UK is the only medical tourism company offering, physical consultation and aftercare services in UK.

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Face Lift Surgery Cost in Turkey

Among those considering of a face lift abroad, one of the frequently asked questions is: How much is a face lift? Facelift surgery prices may be hardly affordable in many of the countries; however, there are countries that offer a reasonable face lift surgery cost, one of them being Turkey. Also, a popular tourist destination, the county welcomes a great number of patients for face lift surgery, mostly because of the surprisingly low face lift prices and experienced plastic surgeons.


Face lift costs may vary according to the type of the facelift, that is to say, a full face lift cost is, expectedly, higher than a mini face lift cost. Besides, patients may need both face and neck lift, which also differs in price. To get further information on our treatments and find out about our face lift surgery price, you can simply get into contact with us online.


Check out patients’ before and after gallery

Watch our patients’ medical journeys at Clinic Center’s official YouTube channel, cosmetic surgeries playlist to learn more about patients experiences with us:

Facelift All-Inclusive Package

With this all-inclusive package, you have a trouble-free journey from your home to Turkey after having a successful butt lift. For your maximum comfort, Clinic Center will arrange everything you may need. Here are the details:

  • Best price guarantee

    We guarantee to offer you the best procedure with the most affordable face lift surgery cost.

  • Free consultation and Check up

    Clinic Center assists you have yourconsultation before your face lift surgery in Turkey to talk with your doctor and be informed about all process details. Also we assists you have your check-up after your procedure 

  • €100 discount for group bookings

    You are welcomed to invite any friends thinking about getting plastic surgery, make your plan and come together! Clinic Center offers €100 discount for group bookings.

  • 1 night hospital stay

    You need 1 night stay in hospital after your surgery which is arranged by Clinic Center before your arrival.

  • 6 nights of accommodation at a 4 star hotel

    We provide you an accommodation for 6 days in a 4 star hotel for comfortable stay during your face lift surgery in Turkey.

  • Transfers with VIP car

    All of your transfers will be done with a private car during your face lift surgery in Turkey.

  • Personal host

    We provide you a 24 hour reachable host during your stay to help you communicate better while you deal with your face lift surgery. You are never a foreigner with Clinic Center,.

  • Preoperative tests

    You will have some free preoperative tests before your face lift surgery in Turkey to make sure that you and your body is ready for the process.

Facelift Aftercare

The following instructions are general information to be followed before and after a face lift surgery. Clinic Center does not take responsibility for the accuracy of these instructions. The instructions of your surgeon after your face lift surgery in Turkey should be followed.

Pre-Operation Instructions

  • Stop using any make up material at least 1 week before. Chemicals are dangerous for your skin with open incisions and your healing period.
  • Stop dyeing your hair at least 1 week before your surgery. Chemicals are dangerous for your skin with open incisions and your healing period.
  • Stop taking any medications or any vitamin supplements containing aspirin, ibuprofen (e.g. Advil, Motrin, Aleve etc.) because they can affect blood clotting.
  • Stop smoking before at least 4 weeks. Nicotine slows the healing period down.
  • Stop using all herbal medicines. They can affect blood clotting.
  • Stop using all diet pills at least 2 weeks before. They may cause complications about blood pressure, blood clotting, heart rate and respiratory.
  • Stop drinking alcohol at least 2 days before your surgery.
  • Do not use any kind of medication without your doctor’s permission.


Night/Day of the Surgery:

  • Stop eating or drinking anything 6-8 hours before your surgery.
  • Prefer clothing (button-top and pull on pants, zipped shirt, sweatpants etc.) that does not need to be pulled over your head and you should leave your valuables at your hotel.
  • Remove your contact lenses before the surgery.
  • Feel free to bring music to listen to during your surgery!


Post-Operation Instructions

  • Bruising and swelling can be normally expected after face lift surgery. It can last 2 weeks or longer depending on your body and care for them to subside.
  • Try to have a soft diet for the first week since it will limit your movement of jaw face and help your healing period.
  • Avoid excessive facial movements including smiling, talking, yawning and chewing for the first week.
  • Restrict your head and neck movements after your surgery, turn your neck and shoulders at the same time for a while depending on your surgeon’s instructions.
  • Keep your head high during the day and night while sleeping.
  • Apply ice and cold compresses on your face based on the instructions of your surgeon.
  • Apply sunscreen on your face based on the instructions of your surgeon.
  • Keep away from bending down and heavy lifting for at least 1 month.
  • Keep away from strenuous activity for at least 4 weeks.
  • Sex is not recommended for at least 2 weeks after your surgery.

Facelift Surgery Fast Facts


Length of procedure: Approximately 3 – 6 hours
Recovery period: 10 – 15 days to go back to work
Complications: Scars, Bleeding, Seroma, Infection, Extrusion, Swelling, bruising and pain, Asymmetry, Increased or reduced sensation, Damage to deeper structures, Unsatisfactory result, Change over time, Allergic reaction (chest infection, blood clots, heart attack or stroke and death), Change of the colour of skin
Exercise: After 3 weeks
Stay: 1 night in hospital, 6 nights in hotel
Scars: Non-existent after healing
Potential candidate: Patients with sagging skin and wrinkles on their face
Stitches: Removed in last check up by Clinic Center doctor
Results: Permanent result achieved after swelling goes down
Combination of surgeries: Mostly eyelid surgery, eyebrow lift, forehead lift, Botox and fillers

Facelift Surgery Patient Reviews

Robin, USA

My name is Robin and I got in touch with Deniz, patient co-ordinator adviser. And I told her that I want a nose job, face tucks and brow lift and also I want to reduce my chest by liposuction. One week accommodation 5-STAR hotel ,one day hospital care, personal host… All done and organised by the amazing Deniz, co-ordinator adviser. That means you’re stress free , Deniz’s  colleague, the host , Sevde is also amazing. She will talk you through the procedure and rest. They assure you’re in good hands. The surgeon,  Dr Ihsan BASARAN is the best. All in my experience, excellent and really happy.


Bethany, UK

Dr. Baran KUL is a charming doctor and his team is very kind and caring. I felt totally great from beginning to the end. My face lift went perfectly successful and it was very affordable. I’m looking my younger ME! My face looks totally natural. I am amazed at the results! Thank you, Clinic Center.

Allie, UK

I had a face lift and eyelid surgery. Dr. Ihsan, what a talented doctor . He gave a wonderful present. I was even able to return work in 2 weeks. No pain, looks totally natural. Everything about the procedure is recommended to everyone.

Noah, USA

I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Ihsan Basaran. From the beginning, I felt totally comfortable. The team is very professional and knowledgeable. The hosts were awesome as well. 4 weeks now and I can’t keep myself from looking in the mirror.

Emily, Ireland

Dr. Baran KUL did combination of surgeries in my face. I am so grateful for all the procedures. I couldn’t be pleased more. I look like exactly how I dreamed. The medical staff, hosts, accommodation, transfers… were all smooth and perfect. Thank you to all, I will recommend you to everyone.


Facelift Surgery FAQ

What is facelift surgery?

It is a plastic surgery procedure performed with the purpose of correcting and improving parts of face and neck.

Am I a good candidate for a face lift surgery?

Anyone with optimum health and irritated by their saggy, fleshy face parts is considered as a good candidate for face lift surgery. Generally patients thinking of getting face lift are about 40 years.

What types of face lift surgery are available?

Depending on the face part showing aging signs and the needs of the patient, brow lift forehead lift, temple lift, mid-face lift, lower face lift and neck lift surgeries can be performed.

How long is the surgery?

Face lift surgery can take between 3-6 hours depending on the procedure to be performed. In special cases or in combination of surgeries, this length may extend.

Where are the incisions made?

Incisions are made in different parts according to the type of face lift surgery performed. For brow lift, incisions are made above forehead within the hairline. For temple lift, a bilateral temporal incision is made within the hair above the ears. For mid-face lift, eyelid incisions are made. For lower face lift, a small incision is made beginning in front of the ear and extending down and behind the ear. For neck lift, incisions are made within hairline at sideburn level continuing down around the ear.

Will I have pain?

A normal face lift surgery is generally not painful due to the anaesthesia applied. After surgery, a little pain or discomfort can be expected because of swelling and bruising but can be dealt with medication.

Will there be scars resulted from the surgery?

Incisions made in face lift surgery are usually hidden within the hairline or ears and after recovery they are very difficult to be seen. Your doctor will try his/her best to minimize the visibility of incisions in your surgery.

How long is the recovery period of face lift surgery?

The recovery period may differ from one week to several weeks according to the patient, the area operated and the patient’s body. Aftercare and your doctor’s instructions affect your healing period directly.

Are the results permanent?

Face lift surgery is a very long lasting solution for you to look younger. Though aging process never stops, your aftercare and your habits are very vital to make the results last longer.

Why should I choose face lift surgery in Turkey by Clinic Center?

Turkey is one of the most popular destinations for patients looking for a younger face with face lift surgery in Turkey. Clinic Center assists you to have a successful procedure with all-inclusive packages and high quality customer service at a very reasonable face lift surgery cost.

What is face lift surgery cost in Turkey?

Face lift surgery cost in Turkey is more affordable compared to other countries thanks to the cheap living costs in the country. The exact face lift surgery cost differs according to each case and patient’s needs, wishes, the number of areas to be operated.  Clinic Center offers you one of the most affordable face lift surgery cost in Turkey.

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. It is not advice on your specific needs and circumstances. It does not replace the need for you to have a thorough consultation, so you should get advice from a suitably qualified medical practitioner. Please bare in mind that as with all operations, there are risks involved in having cosmetic surgery.

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