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Frequently Asked Questions

Facelift surgery typically involves making discreet incisions around the ear and hairline, followed by the removal of excess skin, fatty tissue, and the tightening of underlying facial muscles. The remaining skin is then redropped for a smooth, youthful aesthetic. 

Most facelift surgeries take between 2 to 5 hours to complete. Nonetheless, the precise duration depends on the case’s complexity, and whether other procedures, such as a brow lift or eyelid surgery, are being performed concurrently. 

Most patients return to normal daily activities within two weeks post-surgery. Complete recovery and the settling of the surgical outcome may take several weeks. Your surgeon will provide a comprehensive post-operative care guide for optimal recovery and aesthetic outcomes. 

As with all surgical procedures, a facelift carries potential risks, including infection, hematoma, scarring, nerve injury, and asymmetry. However, under the expertise of a board-certified and experienced surgeon, such risks are significantly minimised. 

A well-performed facelift can deliver a rejuvenated, youthful facial contour, mitigating visible signs of ageing such as sagging skin, deep creases, and jowls. Remembering that a facelift does not halt the ageing process, but rather sets back the clock. Therefore, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and skin care regimen post-surgery is crucial to preserve the results. 

The results of a facelift can last up to 10 years or more. However, this varies based on individual skin elasticity, the ageing process, and adherence to post-operative care and maintenance guidelines. 

Yes, it is common to combine a facelift with other rejuvenating facial procedures such as eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), forehead lift (brow lift), or skin treatments like laser resurfacing for comprehensive facial rejuvenation. 

Our clinic in Dubai is committed to surgical excellence and patient-centered care. Our internationally accredited surgeons employ a blend of surgical precision and artistic vision to deliver transformative, holistic experiences that transcend the boundaries of traditional facelift surgery. 

If you choose a skilled rhinoplasty surgeon in Dubai, there should be no changes to your smile. If work is only performed on the bridge of the nose, there should be no visible changes to your smile. 

When a closed rhinoplasty is performed, there is no visible scarring. 

When an open rhinoplasty is performed, small scars on the base of the nose might be there. However, over time, they will subside and be virtually not visible. 

The majority of patients go back to their regular workout routine around 3 to 4 weeks after their procedure. 

Swimming should also be avoided for 3 – 4 weeks after rhinoplasty procedure. 

Discomfort is common after surgery, but pain is usually well managed with prescribed medications. 

Recovery times vary, but most patients can return to normal activities within a few weeks, with complete healing taking several months. 

The cost varies depending on factors like the surgeon’s experience, location, and the complexity of the procedure. 

It is strongly advised to arrange for someone to drive you to and from the hospital after your rhinoplasty or nose job procedure. 

After the procedure, it is recommended to wait 48 hours before driving. However, if the eyes are still excessively swollen, you should wait 4 – 5 days before moving. 

You should consume cool and bland food for 24 hours after surgery. Foods like soup, oatmeal, mashed potatoes, and smoothies is recommended. 

Moreover, drinking and smoking should be avoided for at least 3 weeks after your rhinoplasty to ensure the safest recovery. 

Some patients are as young as 25, while others are 65. The Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that more than 90 per cent of patients seeking an eyelid lift are over 40, and most of this segment is over 55. But patients with naturally hooded eyelids seek treatment in their 20s and 30s.  

Can do both the upper and lower eyelid at the Same Time. Upper and Lower Eyelids are regularly performed together to allow for simultaneous recovery. Consult with 3 – 4 surgeons in your area to determine if you are a candidate and find the best option. 

Typically, It takes about 14 days to recover from the procedure. Although, this may vary in individuals. 

No, it is not. Blepharoplasty is a minimally invasive and less painful cosmetic procedure. 

Sleep with your head raised on about 2-3 pillows for two weeks after your surgery. It helps prevent swelling and promote healing. 

The results of Blepharoplasty surgery are long-lasting. To ensure that the results look good for as long as possible, you should lead a healthy lifestyle, enjoy a nutritious diet, avoid smoking, follow a good skincare routine, and avoid excessive exposure to the sun. 

Upper eyelid surgery is suitable for at least 5-7 years. Lower eyelid surgery rarely needs to be repeated. Of course, your eyes will still age after the procedure. If your lids sag again, a forehead lift rather than another eye lift may be the preferred procedure.  

During a Septoplasty, the surgeon will attempt to straighten bent cartilage and bone in the septum. Firstly, they lift the mucosa lining covering the cartilage and bone. The surgeon then reshapes the cartilage and bone, sometimes removing portions. After that, they will then put the lining back in place. 

The surgery takes approximately two hours or more. General anesthesia, intravenous sedation, or local anesthesia is used. This is an outpatient procedure. Temporary swelling, bruising around the eyes and/or nose, and some bleeding and nasal stuffiness. 

Pain is relieved within 2-3 weeks after surgery. Normal breathing is also restored within this time. However, it would help if you were consistent with your post-operative visits for optimal results. 

In severe cases, doctors may recommend Septoplasty, a minor surgical procedure to correct the deviated septum. In the surgery, the doctor straightens and pulls the septum back to its original place. 

It’s best to maintain an elevated sleeping position after your surgery. If you sleep on your side, pressure is applied to your nose and will make you uncomfortable. 

Blocked nose surgery with Dr. Bizrah is associated with minimal or no risk. 

Why choose
dr bizarh?

For Your Nose Reshaping & Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr Bashar Bizrah ranks among the top 10 rhinoplasty surgeons worldwide, with a remarkable portfolio of over 40,000 rhinoplasty surgeries. He has established globally acknowledged clinics and written an academicleading textbook on facial cosmetic surgery. Dr Bizrah is celebrated for introducing groundbreaking methods that have transformed the realms of rhinoplasty, facelifts, and blepharoplasty. Widely recognized as a leading authority in his field, he is a respected doctor known for prioritizing the well-being and satisfaction of his patients. 

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