Facelift or Rhytidectomy is a procedure which the sagging or loose skin is tightened around the jaw, neck or mouth to give a more tighter, smoother and more youthful appearance
A facelift helps to tighten the skin on your face and neck from your eyes and ears downwards. The surgeon will make a surgical cut in your hairline, down past the front of your ears and then up into the hairline again behind your ears. The surgeon may also make cuts under your chin if you want your jaw line lifted.
The risks associated with face or neck lifts are:
- Bleeding – may result to further surgery to stop bleeding and remove blood clots
- Nerve damage
- Uneven appearance
If you have had complications following a face or neck lift, you may be entitled to claim for compensation. Our all-female specialist team of solicitors will be able to help you throughout your claim.
As well as claiming or any pain, suffering and inconvenience, you may be able to claim back additional costs such as:
Remedial surgery – if you have to have your surgery corrected, the additional cost involved could form part of the claim against the surgeon or company that carried out the original operation
Loss of income – if you need to take additional days off work or you are una ble to go back to work due to the negligence of the surgeon or company carrying out the procedure, your loss of income will form part of your claim.
All surgery procedure comes with risks yet if the cosmetic surgeon was negligent and that this negligence caused injury or prolonged suffering you may be able to claim for compensation.