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Alexandra, Romania
star star May 2021

Everything went well

Everything went well. Thank you Luna team.

Andela Bastos, Czech Republic
star star May 2021

My experience was great!

I was worried that I would have my surgery in a foreign country alone, but Luna Clinic made me feel right at home. They attended to my every need right away, and I didn’t feel alone even for one second. Thanks for everything. My experience was great!

Ian, Turkey
star star May 2021

Excellent Service from Abud of Flymedi

Abud was excellent in arranging my visit to Istanbul for both Eyelid and Hair Treatment. I decided to combine both treatments at Estecenter due to the clinics reputation. recommendations and also Abud's guidance. Abud clearly communicated the types of treatments available , estimated costs , all treatment schedules , travel logistics , hotel arrangements and daily transportation to and from clinic. Through responses coordinated between Abud and Estecenter he answered all my questions beforehand and was concise in the cost of treatments being communicated by Estecenter . Truly excellent service and i highly recommend you engage Abud as this leaves you know worries in relaxing during and after your very important treatments that you waited so long to have done Also i decided to stay and additional 7 days , at my own cost in Istanbul, to help my recovery.

Claudia Terrano, United Kingdom
star star May 2021

Life changing !

I had a massive operation with a full body lift that actually required 2 separate visits to Turkey which was very daunting for me to commit to but I’m so happy I did. I’ve never felt comfortable in my own skin and really struggled with my body especially after having 2 kids. It was really nice to do something for myself and Luna clinic made the experience hassle free for me. They were there for me from beginning to end through both visits and it couldn’t have gone better for me. Thank you so much for the life changing operation and experience.

Charlie, France
star star May 2021

Really happy with my experience

Really happy with my experience. Will deffinately reccomend Luna Clinic and the team to everyone.

Recommended For Mid-Face Lift

All men and women who have to sag under their cheeks and eyes are good candidates for mid-face lift. Nevertheless, in order to undergo this cosmetic surgery, the patient should be in good general health. Although this is an almost non-surgical facelift (especially compared to conventional facelift union it can still carry some risks that can be minimized if a patient has good health and does not have significant health conditions. The doctor will give the final decision about whether or not to be a candidate.

Not Recommended For Mid-Face Lift

Patients who smoke, patients suffering from high blood pressure or diabetes, or other serious medical conditions may not be the right candidates for the mid-face lift procedure.

Number Of Trips Abroad

1 trip

Discharge From Hospital

Patient may spend one night in hospital

Duration Of Operation

2 to 5 hours

Overview

Laxity in the soft tissues in the mid-face causes sagging cheeks and nasolabial fold prominence. A variety of procedures are available to rejuvenate the aging of the mid-face. There are non-surgical options such as Botox and dermal filler, less invasive procedures such as thread lift and more invasive but more permanent options such as mid-face lift. 

Mid-face lift procedure (known by some as cheek lift) is a new trend in cosmetic medicine. It is different, less invasive than a traditional facelift while affecting areas which are not changed during the traditional procedure.

As the name suggests, mid-face lift treatment focuses on the mid-face area, especially cheeks and skin around eyes. Although this procedure was often needed after the middle ages, young patients also prefer to have it. While it cannot be counted as a non-surgical facelift, the scope of cosmetic surgeon's inference is smaller than in traditional facelift. A mid-face lift procedure is sometimes combined with a traditional facelift as well as with other procedures, such as neck lift, to provide a more holistic effect in rejuvenating one’s appearance.

Preparation

Smoking is prohibited for a certain period before the mid-face lift procedure. The same goes for all blood-thinning medicines like aspirin. Doctors make a medical assessment to determine if you can undergo this plastic surgery.

How It Is Performed

There are two main techniques in mid-facelift surgery:  

  • The traditional approach to mid-facelift surgery means face lifting by pulling up the cheek muscles through a small incision in the lash line.
  • In more sophisticated and nowadays quite popular mid-face lift technique called the endoscopic or endocrine mid-face lift, the incisions are performed in the patient’s temple. Through them, endoscopes with attached tools are led to cheek area under the skin. Also, this technique results in high patient satisfaction, and the scars are inconspicuous and hidden in the hair-bearing skin.

Recovery

Mid-face lift recovery doesn’t involve a hospital stay. After a mid-face lift procedure, recovery time is generally about one week. Because this procedure is less invasive than a standard facelift. This period will even be shorter when endoscopic mid-facelift techniques are used.

 

For the first one-two weeks after the mid-face lift, it is recommended to stay at home due to bruising and swelling involved. At the end of this period, patients can return slowly to their everyday lives, including work. The final results of this facial plastic surgery become visible as the swelling decreases within a few weeks after the operation.

Risks

Mid-face lift procedure may relatively be less risky; however, since it includes operating on cheek muscles, it carries certain risks and some potential complications. Apart from risks associated with any plastic or cosmetic surgery using incisions such as excessive swelling and bruising or infection, there is also a possibility for nerve damage and connected to it temporary or permanent numbness. 

However, the risk of their occurrence is small in the case of mid-face lift. Still, it is better to consider them while choosing a specialist to perform this plastic surgery.

Side Effects

The most important and common side effects of mid-face lift are bruising, swelling and inflammation. However, as long as they aren’t excessive, it is a normal post-operational occurrence connected with mid-face lift.

Success Rates

Mid-face lift enjoys a high success rate, mostly because it is almost a non-surgical facelift. According to a patient satisfaction study, 89% of the patients believed that they appeared at least 13 years younger than their actual age after their mid-face lift surgeries. 

However, since it is a quite complicated facial plastic surgery, please ensure that the specialist who will take care of your mid-face lift and try to find one of the best mid-face lift surgeons for achieving higher satisfaction. 

Before And After

The effect of the mid-face lift procedure is very satisfactory. After surgery, the skin on the cheeks will look younger, the whole face will be rejuvenated, and patients may feel as if they have met a new, younger version of themselves. For this reason, face lifting of this kind gains increasing popularity, especially that it is less invasive than a traditional facelift, including a neck lift and much deeper inference.

Faq

Why Should I Choose a Mid-face Lift?
The mid-face lift helps to improve the appearance of the skin on the cheek and the skin under the eyes. This procedure focuses on a particular area. Therefore, its scope differs from that of a traditional facelift. Additionally, incisions performed in the mid-face lift are much smaller than in the older techniques. 

 

How Long Does A Mid Face Lift Last?

The mid-face lift can last anywhere from two to ten years. One of the most important factor to lengthen this period is the surgeon's skill, as is the type of facelift technique. 


Is Going Abroad for Mid-face Lift a Good Idea?
There is no need to worry about the quality of mid-face lift abroad. Mid-face lift in Turkey or other popular health tourism destinations is a good decision for many reasons. Firstly, the quality of facial plastic surgery in these countries can be compared to Western Europe or the US, thanks to the experience and successful results of clinics targeting international patients. Second, the cost advantage is also significant. Deciding on a mid-face lift in Turkey or another country, you can be sure that even adding prices of plane tickets and accommodation, you will save some money. Additionally, you can mix the mid-face lift procedure with pleasant sightseeing during the recovery period.

Extra Content

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in June, 2019.