Time, exposure to sunlight and facial expressions are the key factors in the creation of wrinkles in the face. Face Lift helps to eliminate facial wrinkles and skin looseness. Often combining this procedure with other procedures such as blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, or profoplasty. Men and women, depending on their problem, can undergo one or more of the interventions included in this condition, on condition only of their good general health status.
The operation is carried out under general narcosis. The incisions are made before and behind the ear and extend to the scalp. In the case of the frontal elevator, the incisions are located in the frontal area, again on the scalp. The skin is lifted and the excess is removed. Then, the surgeon will strengthen the muscles and soft particles, removing if necessary amounts of fat. Depending on the magnitude of this surgery, it may take from 2 to 6 hours.
Contour Thread Lift
It is aimed at younger ages without particular problems of aging the face. Small incisions are made, usually on the scalp, and support strands are placed along pre-designed areas. These lifts the skin giving the feeling of a renewed and new face. Once placed, the body envelops them with collagen and gradually integrates them.
Face Medial Lift and Rhytidectomy
This is the classic Face Lift that includes almost all areas of the face: Under the eyes and up to the nasal passages, lower face and neck. Using the classic cuts and techniques we mentioned above, we have an impressive result at almost any age.
After the surgery, there is a pressurized head bandage to avoid generating large swellings. With the removal of the bandage, a special bandage will be placed, which will remain for about 3 weeks. Glands and hematomas are normal to occur, as well as temporary loss of nerve sensation or function, as well as the loss of hair in the areas of the cuts. These complications are rarely permanent. Recovery is gradual after surgery and physical activity should be avoided for 3 weeks.
Skin looseness and gravity cause chronic eye drops and wrinkle skin on the forehead. These problems can be addressed by the front lift. It is often combined with lifting in other areas of the face, but also with blepharoplasty, giving an overall more youthful image of the person.
The surgery is under general anesthesia and stay in the clinic does not exceed 24 hours. There are plenty of techniques for this surgery, and the surgeon will choose which one is best suited for your problem. The process takes about 2 hours.
A coronal section is performed from one ear to the other, which is not visible because it is hidden on the scalp. We can remove excess skin, and lift the eyelids to the desired level.
This technique treats patients who do not require a large incision of excess skin. The incisions are 2 to 4, small in size, in the order of 1 centimeter and are hidden in the scalp. The skin is detached using an endoscope and a camera, and the surgeon can also strengthen the underlying muscles.
Periodic swellings and hematomas are expected after this type of surgery, and can take up to 2 weeks. The head should be kept elevated at bedtime and followed by ice therapy. The patient may return to his / her daily activities after 2 weeks, but he / she should avoid heavy physical work for longer.
Age and weight loss are the main causes of skin and muscle relaxation in the neck. Exfoliating excess skin and strengthening the muscles can help many people look younger.
The surgery is under general anesthesia. The incisions are under the chin and behind the ears. Remove excess skin and fat, and strengthen the underlying muscles. The surgery can be supplemented by a liposuction.
Stomach and hematoma are expected after this type of surgery, and can take up to 2 weeks. For the limitation of swelling, a pressing dress is made in the first days. The patient may return to his / her daily activities after 10 to 14 days but should avoid heavy body work for 3 to 4 weeks
When talking about Full Face Lift, we refer to the combination of all the above techniques by adding the upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty. This is a 6 to 8-hour operation that offers a total face renewal. Restores forehead, eyebrows, middle and lower face, neck and eyelids. Details and recovery times are the same as those reported in the individual interventions. Just because the person is treated as a whole, the result is uniform, impressive and long lasting. It is aimed at older women and men who want to cope with the aging problem altogether and at a surgical time. Many times and depending on the patient’s problem, rhinoplasty or profyoplasty can be done at the same time.