Facelift surgery in Turkey

Medically reviewed by Fahad Mawlood

Medical Editor & Data Scientist

Looking for Facelift surgery in Turkey? To make your choice, explore the ranking of 47 facelift surgery clinics and 35 doctors based on 10 verified reviews, mostly left by visitors from the USA and the UK. In case you need any assistance, talk to a real person — our medically trained customer support is here for you 24/7.

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How much does facelift surgery cost in Turkey?

Updated: 2021-12-16
The average price of facelift surgery in Turkey is $4350, the minimum price is $1300, and the maximum price is $8500.
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Estetik International

Total Face Rejuvenation with Prof. Dr. Cenk Sen

Turkey, Istanbul
$18290 $14900
Medical and other services
Facelift surgery
- Consultancy - Face Lifting - Blood test - Anesthesia - Medications - Postoperative consultancy
Istanbul Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Center

FaceLift

Turkey, Istanbul
$4280
Medical and other services
Facelift surgery
Plastic Surgeon's consultation Blood tests Face lift All medications
Doctor B Clinic

Facelift + necklift

Turkey, Istanbul
$23600
Medical and other services
Facelift surgery
Neck lift
Included: - Consultancy - Blood test - Anesthesia - Medications - Postoperative care in the clinic (1 night)
Doctor B Clinic

Total face rejuvenation

Turkey, Istanbul
$34500
Medical and other services
Facelift surgery
Neck lift
Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery
Lipofilling
Total face rejuvenation includes surgeries: - Facelift surgery - Neck lift - Temporal lift - Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery Includes: - Consultancy - Blood test - Anesthesia - Medications - Postoperative care in the clinic (1 night)
Dr. Omer Faruk Deveci's Private Practice

Facelift + necklift

Turkey, Istanbul
$7620
Medical and other services
Facelift surgery
Neck lift
Online Consultation + Examination + Full Face Lift + Neck Lift + Hotel Accommodation + VIP Transfer
Estetik International

Non-Surgical Face Lift (Spider Web)

Turkey, Istanbul
$1990
Medical and other services
Facelift surgery
Spider Web
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How many days do I need to stay in Turkey?
3 days
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How much extra money do I need (additional to the procedure)?
A night in a 5-star hotel on full board basis — $100. A night in a 4-star hotel breakfast included — $50. A night in a 3-star hotel breakfast included — $30. Lunch & dinner — $15.
Some clinics include 4- or 5-star hotel stay in the procedure cost.
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Do I need a visa?
For citizens of the UK: visa is not required. For citizens of the USA: online visa is available — $76.50.
For citizens of other countries — please visit ivisa.com to find more details on entry requirements to Turkey.
debit-card
What payment options are available?
PayPal, cash, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard).
airplane
Transfers
Flight tickets to Turkey: are not included in the price.
Transfer: most of clinics provide a free airport-clinic-airport transfer for patients coming for the procedure.

47 Facelift surgery Clinics in Turkey Found

The hospitals ranking is based on 2327 requests, 1086 patient reviews, prices, and information from 47 clinics

#1
Turkish Medical Association

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How many years younger can a facelift make a patient look?

Rajendra Dhondge
11 years of experience
Nashik , India
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It varies from person to person. After facelift surgery person can look 10 to 12 years younger. 

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The Best Facelift Surgery Doctors in Turkey

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Ergin Er
Plastic surgeon
Istanbul , Turkey
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
4.8
( 116 reviews )
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Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
Dr. Er is a specialist in facial and body plastic & aesthetic procedures with the most updated methods available. Dr. Ergin Er's work experience Plastic surgeon at the Istanbul Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Center. Education 1993 — Gülhane Military Medical Academy — Degree in general medicine, T ...
Gürhan Özcan
Plastic surgeon
Istanbul , Turkey
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
4.8
( 116 reviews )
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Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
Prof. Gurhan Ozcan is a top rated plastic surgeon in Turkey with over 35 years of practical experience. Professor Gurhan Ozcan's Specialty Prof. Gürhan Özcan is an expert nose, eyelid, breast and abdominal surgeries. Work experience Since 1995 — Private practice. Currently serves patients at Istanbu ...
Orhan Babucçu
Plastic surgeon Facial plastic surgeon Reconstructive surgeon
Istanbul , Turkey
Memorial Şişli Hospital
4.6
( 106 reviews )
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Istanbul, Turkey
Memorial Şişli Hospital
Dr. Orhan Babucçu started his academic career in 1993. He founded the Plastic Surgery Department at Zonguldak Karaelmas University and served as the founding chairman for 12 years. Dr. Orhan Babucçu professional interests are breast surgery, body contouring, genital aesthetic, chronic wound treatmen ...
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10 positive reviews on facelift surgery in Turkey

Joswafa Jul 6, 2021
Verified review. The patient underwent facelift surgery in Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center

I did face lift in Aesthetics hospital end of June 2021. It’s small but clean facility and the main asset in this hospital are the doctors and staff. My face lift was done by doctor Ergin and although I need long time to fully recover I can see great improvement in my looks. I highly recommend dr Ergin for any type of surgery, he’s kind , understanding and professional. Nursing staff are kind but they lack basic English . Bookimed staff and Abdul from Istanbul took very good care of me and I really appreciate it . Thank you to All

Natalya Mar 30, 2021
Verified review. The patient underwent facelift surgery in Estetik International Bursa

Hello, I did a lift of the lower third a week ago, the result is already visible, I am very satisfied, thanks, in six months I will come to do breasts))) Здравствуйте, делала подтяжку нижней трети неделю назад , результат уже виден , очень довольна , спасибо, через полгода приеду делать грудь )))

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Hava Dec 20, 2019
Verified review. The patient underwent facelift surgery in Estetik International

It is with abundance of satisfaction that I am writing this letter to you. I am feeling good , I look good and I am happy! Please allow me a few wordsof praise: First, Dr. Huthut. Appart from being an excellent plastic surgeon he is most of all a sensetive considerate human being. As always, the spirit of the comander prevails: The staff is fantastic, full of empathy and enthusiasm day or night. Last but not least, the facilities are on the highest level designed to put the patient fully at ease. Thank you for turning what could have been a harrowing experience (thek cut my face...) into bearable one. Hava - Israel.

Anonymous Nov 11, 2019
Verified review. The patient underwent facelift surgery in Estetik International

I met Dr Cenk, the visit was good, but I only had a quick chat and no treatments. I can only say they have modern furniture. The workers are polite. And it looks clean

Marjan Feb 7, 2019
Verified review. The patient underwent face lift in Dr. Cagri Sade Plastiс Surgery Center

I am so happy that I have got Anna Shevuuk as my medical coordinator adiviser . After a call conversation with her I have got the best plastic surgeon in Turkey. Dr Cagri Sade one of the best plastic surgeon in Istanbul . Tha Natural beauty is the first important point for him. His team is excellent and his personal assistant Mr. Hakan an amaziing man . He aaranged everything for me. I am so happy about my midface lifting operation‘s result. Dr Cagri Sade is a real Artist and he loves his job. He suggests what the patient does really need. I am so greatful . Mrs. Anna did a great job for me. Thank you so much

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Çağlar Gülşah Mirbyrona Oct 26, 2018
Dr. Cagri Sade Plastiс Surgery Center

onun ki gibi maharetli bir yüz, merhametli eller, seçkin bir iş az bulunur.. saraylarda tabloları süslüyor.. bence dünyayı iyi güdülmüş bir estetik kurtaracak.

Romina La Mar 10, 2020
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center

Hi, ich hatte eine Bruststraffung mit Implantaten und möchte meine Erfahrungen gerne teilen. Ich wurde vom Flughafen abgeholt und ins Hotel gefahren, was super geklappt hat!Da ich erst am nächsten Tag den Op Termin hatte, habe ich die erste Nacht im Hotel geschlafen und wurde dann morgens von meiner Dolmetscherin Nevin abgeholt und in die Klinik gebracht die wirklich nur zwei Minuten zu Fuß entfernt war! Dort angekommen wartete mein Op Arzt Dr. Ergin Er schon auf mich um die Op endgültig nach meinen Wünschen vorzuplanen ich fühlt mich sehr gut aufgehoben! Seine Art beruhigt einen also mich hat sie beruhigt. Alles abgesprochen ging es weiter zur Blutabnahme die Ärztin für die Narkose stellte mir einige Fragen ob ich Medikamente nehme oder an Krankheiten leite etc. halbe Stunde später war ich schon in der Op. 3 Stunden war ich in Narkose die üblichen Dinge die sich kaum vermeiden lassen zb Übelkeit oder schmerzen nach der Narkose sind auch mir passiert aber dem sollte man sich im Klaren sein wenn man plant eine Operation zu machen! Genauso wie man nicht kalt kochen kann kann man auch schmerzen nach einer Operation nicht vermeiden, lindern durch schmerztabletten. Man bekommt Antibiotika und Schmerzmittel. Ein Tag später konnte ich im Hotel schon schlafen und zwei Tage später wurden die drainagen gezogen (unangenehm aber auszuhalten, müssen sowieso raus). Das Hotel sehr schön sauber riecht so lecker irgendwie und die Hotelfachangestellten super nett und zuvorkommend. Sie wissen das man eine Operation hatte und sind sehr hilfsbereit. Essen top! Man geht dann ab und zu so wie es der Dr. veranlasst zu Kontrolle ansonsten you need to rest und am letzten (7.) Tag geht man zum verbandwechsel und wird dann zum Flughafen von den zuständigen gestellten Taxen gebracht auch nette Leute sehr hilfsbereit! Ich habe nichts negatives zu sagen weil nichts vorgefallen ist was mich verärgert oder enttäuscht hat! Wer sich hier behandeln lassen möchte macht alles richtig 👍 ich bin sehr zufrieden und froh das ich durch bin 😁 An die Raucher man soll nicht rauchen ja, aber wer raucht sollte sich vorher um Zigaretten kümmern es gibt keine Automaten oder Zigaretten zu kaufen in der Nähe! Ciao 👋

Kristina Jonauskiene Mar 10, 2020
Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center

will not say that so much the administrative staff is not so good, more arrogant , see interact with the beauty of people only more speak, and therefore cancel the operation,

Cassie Atkins Feb 10, 2020
SALUSS Medical Group

I would highly recommend Saluss to anyone I was looked after very well from start to finish 👍

Tugay Sincar Jan 6, 2020
SALUSS Medical Group

temiz güvenilir ve sağlam kadrosuyla saç ekiminin tek adresi saluss!

Facelift surgery
About the procedure
60% satisfied
From $1300
General anesthesia
2 days in hospital
Inpatient
3 days in country
8 hours duration
30 days rehab
Questions and answers

What is facelift?

Facelift is a cosmetic surgery that allows giving a face a more youthful appearance. During a facelift, excessive skin is removed, and then a doctor forms a “youthful” contour of the face or neck. As a result, the skin becomes smooth, young, and without wrinkles.

Facelift can be performed both in a surgical and a non-surgical way.

What are the indications for facelift surgery?

Facelift surgery is recommended for people aged 40-60. Rarely, but it can be also performed for patients aged over 70. Indications for a facelift procedure may be the following:

  • double chin
  • droopy eyelids
  • deep facial wrinkles
  • drooping eyes corners
  • vertical wrinkles on the cheeks
  • facial soft tissue ptosis
  • excessive fat and loose skin on the neck.

If you are not satisfied with your appearance and want to do facelift surgery, consult with a doctor to decide whether you are a good candidate for the procedure. 

What are contraindications for facelift?

Modern facelift techniques are safe and do not have many contraindications. However, in the case when a surgical facelift is performed, a procedure is not recommended for people with:

  • neoplasms (especially, malignant ones)
  • bleeding disorder
  • severe diseases of the internal organs
  • some disorders of the nervous system
  • severe hypertonia
  • epilepsy.

To the relative contraindications may be included the following conditions:

  • pregnancy
  • lactation
  • infections
  • inflammatory processes
  • skin diseases.

If you have any of these conditions or other health disorders, inform your doctor to discuss the possibility of facelift surgery in your case.

What is a preoperative preparation for facelift in Turkey?

Preoperative preparation for facelift surgery in Turkey can differ depending on the type of procedure. Fora  surgical operation, it consists of the following steps:

  1. A doctor surveys a patient; the future result is discussed.
  2. Analysis (blood and urine tests, ECG, examinations for blood clotting, etc.). 
  3. A patient needs to give up smoking, drinking alcohol, taking some pills for 2 weeks before surgery.
  4. 8 hours before a procedure, a patient does not eat and drink.

What is a facelift process?

The facelift process depends on the type of the procedure. This an outpatient operation, so admission is not required. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia or sedation. The process takes 2-5 hours.

First of all, an anesthesiologist applies a chosen type of anesthesia. Then, a plastic surgeon makes an incision in front of the ear, extending it to the hairline. If the reduction of the chin is planned, a doctor also makes an incision under it.

When all incisions have been made, a plastic surgeon separates the skin from other tissues. Then, skin is lifted with special instruments, and its excess is removed.

When all manipulations are done, a surgeon fixates and lifts tissues and muscles, all punctures are stitched up with absorbable sutures. Then, special bandages are applied.

How long does a full recovery from facelift take?

An intensive recovery period takes 1 month.

After surgery, small hematomas and swelling occur. However, they disappear soon. A patient can feel a discomfort in the places of stitching. If necessary, a doctor prescribes painkillers.

In 2 days, the bandage is removed. 

A patient can return to a normal lifestyle in about a month. 

The final result is observed in half of the year. 

What are the side effects of facelift?

Despite the fact that facelift is considered a quite safe procedure, side effects may also take place. Among them are:

  • hematomas. They usually occur in 24 hours after surgery. Luckily, they disappear soon.
  • Scarring. In most cases, scars are hardly visible or hidden under the hairline.
  • Nerve injury. The doctor’s manipulations may damage nerves, so a patient can lose the sensitivity of some skin areas. Normally, it recovers after some time.
  • Bleeding (rare).
  • Infections (rare).
  • Hair loss. Temporary or permanent hair loss is possible around the places of incisions.

How many times is it possible to have a facelift in Turkey?

You can do facelift as many times as you need. Note that the result of facelift lasts about 7-12 years.

How many years will I look younger after facelift?

Facelift cannot slow down or stop facial aging. It allows you improving your face making it younger at the moment. The result completely depends on your age, bone and skin structure, hereditary, lifestyle. Also, you need to be realistic about the result: it is impossible to look 20 years old when you are 60 in fact.

Are the scars noticeable after facelift in Turkey?

After facelift surgery, scars remain. However, they are almost invisible. The deal is that a doctor makes incisions in the hairy area to hide the traces. Also, the professionalism of a plastic surgeon plays a crucial role: experienced doctors in Turkey manipulate very accurately, so scars are tiny and almost inconspicuous. 

What should you know about Turkey before the trip?

Currencylira (you also can pay for services in dollars and euros)
Best period for the tripMay-October
LanguageTurkish (most of medical staff speaks English fluently)
Visais not required for a trip of at least 30 days per visit
Time difference with Europe3 hours
Time difference with the USA8 hours
CapitalAnkara
Medical tourism centerIstanbul
Popular resortsAlanya, Antalya, Kemer, Marmaris

What is the level of medicine in Turkey?

Healthcare is the key development sector of the Turkish government. The Turkish authorities are convinced that care for the citizens' health should be an absolute priority of state policy and spend about 77 billion liras for healthcare annually.

As a result, 28,000 medical facilities provide excellent medical care in the country. About 50 centers have certificate of JCI (Joint Commission International), the international improver of healthcare quality and safety across the globe. The index of certificates obtained is the largest. To compare, Israel has 20 JCI-accredited facilities, and Germany — only 10 clinics of this type.

Why is Turkey trendy for medical tourism?

Turkey is also a well-known country globally due to high-skilled doctors that undergo internships in American and European institutions. Patients from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the UAE, Jordan, and Lebanon prefer treatment in Turkey to other places.

Highly developed medical centers and first-rate therapeutic services at affordable prices attract people from all over the world. Over 1 mln international patients travel to Turkey annually. So Turkey is among Top 10 countries with the most developed medical tourism sector.

Turkey is a top destination for medical tourists because of low-costs. You may save up to 50% on services compared to European countries or the USA due to the average local citizens' income and general price policy within the country.

What hotel services are provided here?

In Turkey, hotels of different price ranges and service levels are presented. The level of Turkish hotels is comparable to hotels in Tunisia, Morocco or Egypt. Most tourists choose 4 and 5 star hotels with all-inclusive meals. Such hotels have everything for a comfortable stay: varied food, a large well-groomed territory, animation for children and adults. Some hotels have their own water park, which guests can use for free. Budget travelers can afford to book an economical 3-star hotel with half board or no meals at all.

When is the best time to travel to Turkey?

The main advantage of Turkish resorts is the long beach season. On the Mediterranean coast, it starts in April and lasts until November. In the resorts of the Aegean Sea — from May to October. The most comfortable time for swimming is from mid-June to the end of October. A large influx of tourists is in July-August, when the air temperature is +38°C, and the water warms up to +27°C.

Do I need a visa?

In 2020, the Republic of Turkey has visa-free agreements with 89 states. Some foreigners are exempted from obtaining entry visas, others are required to receive an electronic visa (e-Visa), and still others must apply for a visa at Turkish missions abroad.

What states need a visa for treatment in Turkey and what countries can cross the border free and easy read here.

What documents are required to apply for a visa to Turkey for treatment?

Visas for travel to Turkey require a number of documents. The necessary papers can be submitted 90 days before the planned departure. Lists of documents includes:

  • ID card
  • confirmation of online registration and filling out the questionnaire
  • certificate of income and availability of funds ($50 per day per person)
  • insurance policy for a stay in Turkey (original and copy)
  • 2 photos (5x6)
  • visa receipt
  • booking of flight and hotel
  • medical opinion about the need for treatment.
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