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Facelift Claims: Facelift Surgical Negligence & Rhytidectomy Compensation Claims

What is Rhytidectomy?

In recent years’ plastic surgery has grown in popularity with facelifts amongst some of the most popular. A rhytidectomy, more commonly recognised as a facelift is an elective cosmetic procedure with the desired outcome of lifting and tightening the face to provide a more youthful appearance. The procedure includes reducing wrinkles and the excess saggy skin to improve the appearance of the face, patients have the option to either undergo a full facelift or to target certain key areas which mostly include the lower face area, brow region or around the neck.

Rhytidectomy operations can be comparatively complex compared to other cosmetic surgery procedures, namely because the face comprises 43 muscles and is a major area of the body for sensory systems and nerve endings.

Surgery on the face is, therefore, quite an ordeal for the body, Most patients elect to have facelift surgery to remove fat and to produce an appearance of a more toned face with tightened muscles. As the number of cosmetic surgery procedures is on the rise, it is a consequence that the figure of procedures that result in undesirable consequences will also increase.

If you decide to undergo treatments for health or personal purposes, you should inevitably expect an appropriate level of care, and in most cases, both during and after the procedure that is exactly what happens. If, however, in the event something does go wrong, our Cosmetic Surgery Solicitorssolicitors will be able to aid you in your case and get you the compensation you are rightfully owed.

It is important for you to act fast as claims of most kinds do have time limits; you can call us for free on 0800 0747 644 or fill out our quick and easy online enquiry form to get expert legal advice.

Common injuries connected to Facelift Surgery Negligence

Some of the most common complications which arise from a rhytidectomy surgery include:

  • Extreme scarring
  • Infection
  • Extreme Swelling
  • Blood clots under the skin
  • Damage to facial nerves — numbness of the face and even paralysis of facial muscles
  • Loss of skin and hair
  • Excessive Bleeding – developing pockets of blood under the skin.

If you believe you, a family member or friend have been a victim of cosmetic surgery negligence and have subsequently suffered complications and emotional distress because of a failed and negligent facelift operation, you may have a claim for compensation and other losses. Call us to discuss the details of your case to find out more.

Facelift Surgery Compensation Claims

If you, a friend or a family member have experienced any of the above rhytidectomy related problems and have a reason to believe that it was due to cosmetic surgery negligence then contact us for expert legal advice on making a claim for compensation.

Unfortunately, claims of this type do have a time limit; hence, it is important for you to act quickly, you can call us for free on 0800 0747 644 or fill out our quick online claim form to find out if you can claim compensation for facelift surgery negligence.

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