Facelift in Turkey

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic surgical procedure aimed at reducing visible signs of aging in the face and neck. This includes sagging skin, deep creases around the nose and mouth, and loss of muscle tone. Turkey has emerged as a premier destination for facelifts due to its advanced medical facilities, skilled surgeons, and cost-effective services.


Facelift: at a glance

Length of stay

3 Nights in the Clinic & 3 Nights in the Hotel


General anesthesia


Compression garment


2-3 weeks post-operation


Low to medium


Long lasting results (10-15 years)


Starting from 2.990 €

Dr. Ufuk Durgun

Dr. Ufuk Durgun welcomes you to his clinic Cosmedica Aesthetic. He is a highly qualified plastic surgeon based in Istanbul, Turkey. With extensive training and experience in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, Dr. Durgun has made significant contributions to the field through his research, lectures and publications.

Reasons to Choose Cosmedica Aesthetic

Expert Plastic Surgeons in Turkey

Turkish surgeons are renowned for their expertise and high success rates in rhinoplasty procedures. The rhinoplasty surgeons experience corresponds to the high standards in world cosmetic dentistry.

Affordable Prices

Nose job cost in Turkey can be up to 50-70% cheaper than in many Western countries. This significant cost difference is due to lower operational costs, favorable exchange rates, and competitive pricing strategies of Turkish clinics, without compromising the quality of medical care.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Clinics in Turkey are equipped with the latest medical technology and adhere to international standards.

Comprehensive Packages

Many clinics offer all-inclusive packages covering surgery, accommodation, and transfers, providing convenience and peace of mind.

Costs for a Facelift in Turkey

The cost for a facelift in Turkey is significantly lower compared to many Western countries, offering high-quality medical care at a fraction of the price. At Cosmedica Aesthetic in Istanbul, facelift procedures start at 2,990€. This competitive price includes not only the surgery but also additional services such as accommodation and transfers, ensuring a seamless and convenient experience for patients. The affordability is due to lower operational costs and favorable exchange rates, allowing international patients to save up to 50-70% without compromising on the quality of care and expertise provided.

Why Choose
Cosmedica Aesthetic

From the initial consultation to post-operative care, we are committed to providing an exceptional patient experience. Our consultations are free and allow you to discuss your goals and concerns with our experienced professionals without obligation. We offer comprehensive packages that include surgical procedures, pre-operative consultations, post-operative care, and additional amenities such as hotel accommodation and transportation within Istanbul for added convenience.


Reason to choose us
English-speaking Doctor
10+ years of experience in the field of beauty
Real Self Top Doctor and winner of the WhatClinic Award
Modern technique
State-of-the-art clinic
24/7 availability remotely and on site

Types of Facelift
at Cosmedica Aesthetic

This comprehensive procedure addresses moderate to advanced signs of aging by lifting and tightening the skin and underlying tissues. It provides significant rejuvenation for the face and neck.

A less invasive option focusing on the lower face and neck. Ideal for patients with early signs of aging seeking subtle improvements with a shorter recovery period.

Targets the middle section of the face, specifically the cheeks and lower eyelids, to restore youthful contours and reduce sagging.

Factors to Consider for a
Plastic Surgery in Turkey

Surgeon’s Credentials: Ensure the surgeon is board-certified and has extensive experience in rhinoplasty. Dr Ufuk Durgun is a highly qualified plastic surgeon based in Istanbul, Turkey. With extensive training and experience in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, Dr Durgun has made significant contributions to the field through his research, lectures and publications. He is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to his patients, utilising his expertise in advanced surgical techniques and his commitment to continuous learning and improvement in the field.

Clinic Reputation: Research the clinic’s reputation, reviews, and success rates. Our clinic boasts a team of highly skilled plastic surgeons, and medical professionals. We recognize that every patient is unique, which is why we offer personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs. Our clinic offers a wide range of services to address a variety of aesthetic concerns.

Post-Operative Care: Evaluate the quality of aftercare services provided. At Cosmedica Aesthetic, we support our patients after surgery to ensure that the healing process runs smoothly without any complications.

Language Barriers: Opt for clinics offering multilingual support to ensure clear communication. Our surgeons and medical assistants at Cosmedica Aesthetic in Turkey freely speak English, German, and Turkish. We also provide on-site translators who speak other languages.

How Does it Work?

Here’s a simple explanation for each step of a surgical treatment process:

Free Initial Consultation

Contact our clinic to discuss your aesthetic concerns and goals.

Planning your operation

We will help you schedule the surgery, choose a date, and discuss any preparations needed.

Transfer and hotel

Our clinic assists with airport transfers, and hotel accommodations.


You're welcomed at the clinic by our surgical team. Dr. Durgun performs the procedure as planned.

Post-Operation Care

You'll receive care in the clinic's recovery area and instructions on how to care for the surgical site.

Follow-Up From Home

We continue to monitor your recovery through scheduled follow-ups - virtually or in person.

Cosmedica Aesthetic -
Before / After

Explore the transformations of our clients in our gallery, where each photo tells a story of change and renewed confidence. See for yourself how our expertise and cosmetic surgeons in Turkey have crafted not just new looks, but new beginnings. You can view more in Cosmedica Aesthetic reviews above.

How Does a Facelift
in Turkey Work?


An in-depth consultation with the surgeon to discuss goals, medical history, and potential outcomes. Digital imaging may be used to visualize expected results.
Patients receive pre-operative instructions, including guidelines on eating, drinking, and medication adjustments. Pre-operative tests may be conducted to ensure fitness for surgery.


Administered to ensure comfort during the surgery.

Strategic incisions are made, typically along the hairline and around the ears, to minimize visible scarring.

The surgeon lifts and repositions the underlying tissues, removes excess skin, and tightens the remaining skin for a youthful appearance.

Incisions are closed with sutures, and a compression garment is applied to support the new contours during initial healing.


Patients usually stay in the clinic for monitoring during the first night post-surgery. Swelling and bruising are common but subside within a few weeks. Pain is managed with prescribed medications.

Detailed instructions are provided for caring for the surgical site, activity restrictions, and follow-up appointments. The compression garment is typically worn for about a week.

Multiple follow-up appointments are scheduled to monitor the healing process and address any concerns. Full recovery can take several months, with the final results becoming more apparent as swelling diminishes.

Aftercare & Recovery Timeline

What the Patient Shouldn’t Do?

Day 1-7

Avoid strenuous activities, maintain head elevation, and follow prescribed medication regimen.

Day 1-14

Avoid excessive facial movements and strenuous activities. Swelling and bruising peak during this period but begin to subside.

Week 2-4

Stitches are removed, and most patients can return to light activities. Swelling continues to decrease.

Month 1-3

Gradual return to normal activities, with continued reduction in swelling. Final results start to become visible.

FAQs - Facelift in Turkey

The initial recovery period lasts about 2-3 weeks, with most swelling and bruising subsiding. Full recovery and final results can take up to 6-12 months.

Incisions are strategically placed to minimize visible scarring. Any scars that do form are usually well-hidden along the hairline and natural creases of the face and ears.

Light activities can be resumed after 2-3 weeks. More strenuous activities should be avoided for at least 4-6 weeks. Full return to normal routines can take a few months, depending on the extent of the surgery.

Experience the Beauty of
Cosmedica Aesthetic

We have entered your service in Istanbul Etiler, Cosmedica Aesthetic sees our valued guests as one of our family and we are waiting for you to Cosmedica Aesthetic to get a healthy service in a sterile environment with our state-of-the-art technology devices and experienced and expert staff. Today, when technological infrastructure is the most important factor in the world of aesthetics as in every field, we bring you all the innovations in the world of aesthetics. We always aim to offer you the best in beauty and care procedures, invasive medical procedures and non-invasive medical procedures with our FDA approved device infrastructure. In our clinic, aesthetic applications, filling applications, botox applications are performed with the latest technologies and innovations. Our Cosmedica Aesthetic clinic includes specialist doctors and esthetician specialists.

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