Full Facelift surgery (rhytidectomy) is one of cosmetic surgery to improve visible signs of aging from facial area included jaw lift, cheek lift and neck lift. Signs of aging in over facial area such as wrinkle, saggy, loose jowls, cheeks and neck, a full Face lift surgery may be right for men and women.

Full Face Lift surgery is a technically well known as Rhytidectomy in cosmetic surgery. Full Facelift is a procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face (Jaws + Cheeks and neck lift).

Method of facelift surgery by SMAS technique is included

  • Tighten sagging in the cheeks, jaws and neck area
  • Eliminate deep creases below the lower eyelid along nose extend to the corner of the mouth
  • Tighten up and eliminated fat that has fallen or displaced
  • Loss of muscle tone in the lower face may create jowls and loose skin
  • Excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw can make even a person of normal weight appear to have a double chin.

Additional procedures typically performed in conjunction with a full facelift such as forehead lift to correct a wrinkled area and Brow lift is to correct a sagging or deeply furrowed brow. Eyelid surgery is to correct under eyelid such as bag fat deposit /upper eyelid saggy skin due to aging eyes.

Full Facelift surgery is performed by Dr.Preecha Tiewtranon MD, Dr.Burin Wangjiraniran MD FRCST and Dr.Sutin Khobunsongserm MD, all Board of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery Thailand.

The surgery is performed at affiliated international standard hospitals (JCI accredited) under General Anesthesia. All consultation, medical health checks and follow up are appoints at Preecha Aesthetic Institute.

It is important that the person should be in a realistic about what cosmetic surgery can and cannot do. Your doctor is in the best position to address these issues and for that reason frank and open dialogue is recommended to avoid any misunderstanding.

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Best candidate for Full Facelift surgery.

  • Physically healthy who do not have medical conditions that impair healing
  • Emotion stability is one of the most important factors
  • Achieve refreshed looks
  • Jowls developing in the cheeks,  jaws and neck
  • Many deep fold lines between the nose and corner of the mouth
  • Overall face skin causing sagging
  • Improve your appearance
  • Good health condition

Package is included.

  • Accommodation for 1 night at an international standard hospital private room after surgery ( JCI accredited )
  • Operating room charges: OR room use, recovery room, scrub & circulate nurse
  • Regular menu food charges
  • Laboratory testing: necessary for the procedure as CBC, EKG, UA, Anti HIV, Chest X-Ray (If age over 45 need to check cardiology.  An extra charge is 100 US Dollars + -)
  • Medical equipment and medical supplies
  • General anesthesia - Pre anesthetic drugs, anesthesia and medical gas (oxygen, nitrous oxide)
  • Medical treatments
  • Doctor fees
  • Anesthesia fees
  • Nursing services
  • Take home medication and supplies
  • Post op cares
  • Transportation pick up (optional)


  • Transportation pick up from airport - hotel - clinic - hospital - airport as well as follow up period (optional)
  • Hotel reservation within 2 KM from Preecha Aesthetic Institute
  • Interpreter services with any language

RISKs of full facelift

Risks of full face lift surgery ¦ All surgery carries risks but can minimize by closely following your surgeon’s advice follow cares during the healing process, while rare include bleeding, numbness, swelling and skin irregularities.


Preecha Aesthetic Institute (PAI) is the first multidisciplinary Aesthetic and Reconstructive center also best well known the pioneer in Sex Reassignment Surgery (Male to Female and Female to Male) Thailand since 1980. The center has the most advanced 10 consultation rooms, 6 operation rooms (local anesthesia), equipment to any leading Aesthetic Plastic Surgery completed with recovery rooms and the internationally accepted standard of hygienic system.

  • Full Facelift surgery is performed under General Anesthesia (required one night in hospital).

All cases under general anesthesia, PAI's using two major private International Standard Hospitals affiliated - JCI accredited, for healthcare promoting center located in Bangkok under the philosophy of "World class quality with Thai hospitality", private patient rooms, 230 - 500 beds, modern medical technology, equipment and hospital receiving accreditation for high-quality.

  • Consultation, Medical Health Checks and Follow up are appointments at Preecha Aesthetic Institute.
  • Two international standard hospitals - JCI accredited International Hospitals.
  • Surgical will perform at Affiliated Hospital ⇒ General Anesthesia ⇒ International Standard Hospital.
International Standard Hospital (JCI accredited)

Affiliated Hospital

Affiliated Hospital

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An extra charge is 50% from surgery fee, if HIV +

  • CD4 must be 500 +
  • Viral load must undetectable


Full Facelift is performed by Dr.Sutin Khobunsongserm MD, Dr.Burin Wangjiraniran MD FRCST and Dr.Preecha Tiewtranon MD (Board of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery).

Dr.Preecha Tiewtranon MD, Dr.Burin Wangjiraniran MD and Dr.Sutin Khobunsongserm MD

All your questions will be direct answers from PAI's doctor.

  1. Write your question, interest
  2. List your expectations or procedure that you are interest and give us your detail as possible
  3. Email to us at consult@pai.co.th
  4. We will get back to you shortly after receive your question

Once all are confirmed. To set up direct consultation and schedule surgery date.

  • Plan your available date to be surgery and departure from Bangkok
  • We will confirm you for surgery date
  • You may start to book your airline ticket
  • We will confirm you all detail and hotel booking, if require
  • For transportation to be pick up from the airport, we need you to confirm your airline flight itinerary

Sample result Full Facelift

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Full Facelift. Before and After one month.

Sample result Full Facelift

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Full Facelift. Before and After one month.

Sample result Full Facelift

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Full Facelift. Before and After 3 weeks.

Sample result Full Facelift

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Full Facelift. Before and After 3 weeks.


Set up an appointment with us

1. Write your question, interest at consult us in program form


2. Via email consult@pai.co.th

2.1 list your expectations or procedure that you are interest and give us your detail as possible
2.2 email to us
2.3 We will get back to you shortly after receive your question with recommendation from specialize surgeon

Once you know your planning date for surgery. Here is the next step:

1. Consultation with us via email for details and procedure
2. Plan your available date to be surgery and departure from Bangkok
3. We will confirm you for surgery date
4. You may start to book your airline ticket
5. We will confirm you all detail and hotel booking, if require
6. For transportation to be pick up from the airport, we can do for you as optional

surgical details:

To be prepare for a full facelift surgery.

  • Inform us about any allergies, any serious medical condition(s), and all medications you are 
    taking (both prescription and non-prescription). 
  • Prepare question(s) for surgeon.
  • No Aspirin 2 days before surgery.
  • Stop vitamin E Oil 1 day before surgery.
  • Stop smoking 2 days and a month after surgery.
  • Tell doctor if you have any serious medical condition(s). 
  • Surgeon will conduct age, family history, health checks and x-ray
  • Surgeon will discuss other variables that influence the decision involved in the procedure
  • Surgeon will explain the specific details, technique to be used, where the operation will be performed and what realistically can accomplish
  • Stop meal and water starting from midnight before surgery.
  • Plan to be in Thailand at least 10 days after surgery (Totals at least 12 days).


Things should bring from home.

  • Button-up shirts in large sizes
  • Slip-on shoes or slippers
  • Phone charger, long phone charger
  • Books, magazines
  • Travel neck pillow
  • Personal daily medicines

To organize planning trip for brow lift surgery.

  • Day 0 - Arrival date (check in hotel)
  • Day 1 - Consultation + Health checks + Preparation for surgery
  • Day 2 - Surgery
  • Day 3 - Discharge from hospital
  • Day 3 to day 12 - Recovery period and Follow up
  • Days 12 - Stitches will be removed
  • Day 13 - Safe to fly


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Preecha Aesthetic Institute, Bangkok Thailand.

Medications are administered for your comfort during a facelift procedure. The choices include general anesthesia. The surgeon will recommend the best choice for you.

A traditional (SMAS) facelift incision is often around the ear and ends in the lower scalp. Fat may be sculpted or redistributed from the face, jowls and neck. Underlying tissue is re-position; commonly the deeper layers of the face and the muscles are also lifted. Skin is over the uplifted contours and excess skin is trimmed away.

Sagging jowls, loose neck skin and fat accumulation under the chin may be corrected with a neck lift. The neck lift incision often begins in front of the ear lobe and wraps around behind the ear ending in the lower scalp. Once healed, the incision lines from a facelift are well concealed within the hairline and in the natural contours of the face and ear.

The visible improvements of a facelift appear as swelling and bruising subside. Your final result should not only restore a more youthful and rested appearance, but also help you feel more confident about yourself.

After surgery, there is some soreness and discomfort which is easily controlled by medication. Dressings commonly are removed in a few days. You will releases in the next day, if admitted to a hospital.

Swelling and skin discoloration are common and usually will subside within a week or two. Many patients report a sense of tightness or numbness of the face and neck after surgery. The intensity of these conditions and how long they will last varies with the individual

The objective of a full facelift operation is to be natural, refresh look attractive appearance. However, normal healing is a gradual process. The final result fully realized for at least three weeks after surgery date.

Normal work can be resumed 7 days after a procedure (desk job). You should be able to shower and wash your hair 7 days after the bandages come off. However, vigorous activity should be limited for several weeks, including jogging, or any activity that increases your blood pressure within one month surgery.

Recovery Full facelift surgery timelines. 

  • Removing incisions 7 - 10 days after surgery
  • No heavy exercise 4 weeks after surgery
  • Scars are usually well hidden and normally fade in time
  • Swelling and bruising can be minimized by keeping the head elevated as much as possible during the first few weeks of recovery



  • Day 0 - Arrival date (check in hotel)
  • Day 1 - Consultation and Prepare for Laboratory Testing
  • Day 2 and 3 - Surgery and one night in hospital private room after surgery
  • Day 3 - Discharge from Hospital
  • Day 3 to Day 12 - Stay in hotel for recovery period and follow up on doctor appointments
  • Day 12 - Stitches removal and final check up (seven to ten days following surgery)
  • Day 13 - Safe to fly (check out hotel)


For local’s patient - You may resume to work seven day after surgery but must avoid heavy lifting object over the head or fast movement during four to eight weeks after surgery date.

For international patient - Please plan to be in Bangkok at least twelve days all together. Stitches will remove seven to ten days after surgery date. After departure from Thailand, you may resume to work within a few days but must avoid heavy lifting object over the head or fast movement during four  to eight weeks after surgery date.

◊ Any bruising and swelling will usually dissipate within 2 to 3 months after full facelift.


Treatment after surgery
during the first 7 days

  • The day after surgery. PAI doctor team will visit you.
  • Removing Incisions will appoint within 10 days after surgery.
  • No heavy exercise 4 weeks after surgery

To permit proper healing, you should avoid excessive exercise and refrain from overhead lifting for there to four weeks.

The decision on when to return to work and normal activities depends on how fast you heal and how you feel.

surgery info:

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2 - 3 hour(s)

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General Anesthesia

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10 days

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3-4 weeks


several months

Swollen & Bruise

3 weeks

Surgery Schedule


Question/Schedule Appointment Consultation / Surgery / Full Facelift (Jaw lift, Cheek lift and neck lift) surgery at Preecha Aesthetic Institute.

Once you know your planning date for surgery

Trip planning.


useful information


PAI (Preecha Aesthetic Institute)
898/1 Sukumvit 55 Wattana, Bangkok
10110 Thailand

Tel: +662-715-0111

Fax: +662-715-0113

Email: consult@pai.co.th


The driver will be waiting for you at door number 4 (Meeting point) after exit from customs. The driver will stand by with your name and PAI  logo. [Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)]


Hotels are under cooperate and nearby PAI, starting from 50 USD to 100 USD. Rates are quoted in THB, USD/net/included of taxes and service charges. All non-commissionable rate. VISA/Master card is accepted.

  • Special apartment 68 sq.m-131 sq.m with one to two bedroom/1 queen/master size bed, 1 bathroom (shower and bathtub), pantry and dining area, 2 Bottled water – complimentary for daily contract, bathroom (separated shower & bath tub), cable / Satellite TV, free wifi, dining Table/Chairs, Internet Access (wireless), kettle, LCD TV, refrigerator, slipper, toaster, air Conditioner, bath amenities - complimentary for daily, electronic Door Lock, iron & Ironing Board (on request), kitchenette - Full Equipment, microwave, safety box.


  • Hotel - studio room 46 - 58 sq.m - Features & Amenities: 40-in LED, sofa, in-room safe, minibar refrigerator, refillable tea/coffee/water, blackout curtain, free wifi, slippers, bathroom with rain shower, 100% natural therapeutic spa toiletries Mt. Sapola, hair Dryer, toothbrush and toothpaste, shower cap as well as a washing machine.


Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Turkish and other languages upon request.


PAI can issue the letter to clarify with your local Embassy or Passport.


Cost of living meal per day is 15-20 USD.


The payment can be prepared in Cash by US dollar, Euro, Japanese Yen, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar, Australia dollar. If using credit cards (VISA/Master card), the hospital will charged 3% for international transaction fee. This is only for surgery fees. Hotels are not charged for international transaction fee. An extra charged for HIV is 50% from total cost.


Australia, Austria, Belgium ,Brazil ,Bahrain , Brunei Darussalam ,Canada, Denmark ,Finland ,France, Germany ,Greece ,Hong Kong ,Iceland ,Indonesia ,Ireland ,Israel ,Italy ,Japan ,South Korea ,Kuwait ,Luxembourg , Malaysia ,Monaco ,Netherlands ,New Zealand ,Norway ,Oman ,Peru ,Philippines ,Portugal , Qatar , Singapore ,Spain ,South Africa ,Sweden ,Switzerland ,Turkey ,United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom ,United States of America ,Vietnam.


Please present the supporting documents confirming the scheduled operation upon request. Please do not carry any unnecessary drugs or dangerous objects in your luggage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: I had a full facelift 13 years ago in your clinic. I am still enjoying the results to the present day. However, I think I could have a tempel lift (not forehead, only temple). I I would like to have this procedure carried out with local anestesy. Could you please inform me about the price (includuding before and after procedures). and how many days, that I would need to spend in Bangkok from arrival until departure. Please also inform me on how much time before I would need to schedule the surgery with you.

A: Please also attach current facial pictures without make up on. The doctor would like to see, if you are good for temple lift surgery.

Q: Hi, I would like a quote on having a full facelift procedure. Both of us are previous patients of back in 2003. We would like to travel between March thru May time.

A: Recommend attach each person/name and medical history and email to consult@pai.co.th

Q: Am I too late for full facelift ? I am mid 70.

A: As long as you are in good health and overall fitness. You are good for facelift surgery.


Set up an appointment with us.

Write your question, interest at consult us in program form