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1 Facelift Clinic in South Africa

Chimera Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Clinic

I would love to assess you and your particular need and suggest options available to you. All privacy and discretion is ensured at our state of the art facility including a day clinic and associated Beautician Facility for adjuncts.


30 Camelford Rd, Alberton, 1449, South Africa

I could not have chosen a better Dr, Facility & Staff I would confidently recommend Dr Shaw and his Team to others who are looking for that one on one extra special care.
Karen Pretorius | Tuesday, May 30, 2017
About Facelift

Facelift Surgery, also known as rhytidectomy is a cosmetic surgery that reduces facial wrinkles, sagging skin and other signs of aging in the face and neck to give the patient a more youthful look.

Facelift Treatment Duration

A Facelift surgery can last between 1 and 8 hours depending on the extent and type of facelift procedure.

Facelift Recovery Time

After a facelift procedure the recovery time can differ quite a lot depending on the type of facelift procedure. In most procedures the majority of the swelling and bruising will go down in 2 weeks.

Facelift Risks

While facelift risks are rare they are still possible:

  1. Bleeding.
  2. Infection.
  3. Poor wound healing.
  4. Skin loss.
  5. Hair loss.
  6. Fluid accumulation(Seroma).
  7. Numbness of skin.
  8. Asymmetry.
  9. Unsatisfactory surgical scar location.
  10. Persistent Pain.


About South Africa

South Africa is located in the southern most point of Africa and is famous for former president Nelson Mandela, Diamonds and Gold, the Big 5 and the Kruger National park. South Africa has 11 oficial languages and has a population of over 55 million.

Healthcare in South Africa

The South African healthcare system consists of both private and public healthcare. The public South African Healthcare system serves 80% of the population. Private healthcare in South Africa is far better served than the public healthcare, thus if you require quality private care, it is essential to have private medical insurance.

The Transport System in South Africa

South African public transport is limited and most visitors rent a car to get to their destination and move around town. The most convenient way to get around South Africa is by air, domestic flights will get you from one side of the country to the other in 1 to 2 hours. There are also reasonably priced luxury busses and trains to get you from A to B

Airports in South Africa

South Africas most popular airports are:

  1. OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, Gauteng
  2. Cape Town International Airport in Cape Town, Western Cape
  3. King Shaka International Airport in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  4. Port Elizabeth Airport in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
  5. East London Airport in East London, Eastern Cape
  6. George Airport in George, Western Cape
  7. Bloemfontein Airport in Bloemfontein, Free State
  8. Kimberley Airport in Kimberley, Northern Cape
  9. Upington Airport in Upington, Northern Cape


The information above is purely to help guide the patient and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Healthcare-Choices.com. Any treatment or healthcare option should be done upon proper consultation and advice by a qualified physician.