The folds between the nose and the mouth are accentuated, the mandibular rim loses definition and neck increases its sagging. Rejuvenates the face with the Frontal Lifting as intervention can be done individually or, if desired, in combination with other procedures such as rhinoplasty and eyelid surgery.
The best candidates are those men and women where the skin has begun to sag but it still maintains a good degree of elasticity. A facelift does not have to rejuvenate a certain number of years, but get back a better look and a more youthful appearance.
The age is usually between fifty and seventy years but facelifts are performed in people over seventy years with excellent results.
Each person has a variety of anatomical features that cause differences in resilience and influences the final result of the surgery. Each case can vary in placement and extent of the incisions, areas of the face that is looking to improve, use or not of complementary techniques such as eyelid surgery, higher cheekbones, etc..and, the duration of the intervention.
Currently, there are many techniques in which there are differences in the location and length of scars, but usually the incision begins in the temples, in the hairline, extending into the natural lines that exist in front of the ear and continues around the lobe, behind the ear and scalp. Depending on the particular case your surgeon prefer place surrounding the pin scars and hairline at the temples, preventing scars from entering the hair. When the collar needs special treatment, it is necessary to make an incision just below the chin.
The lift is basically tightening the muscle and skin layers, removing the remaining tissue. Once completed, the wounds are closed temporarily leaving some small drains under the skin so it does not collect any exudate or blood. Finally, place a bandage.
The lift must be performed in a licensed clinic and is performed under sedation or general anesthesia depending on the particular case.
Your stay in the clinic depends on the type of anesthesia and the extent of lifting.
In our Cànons Clinics centers specializing in Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery offer the possibility to show through a new 3D program E-Stetix various three-dimensional simulations surgery Facelift to analyze a personalized and medically all aspects want to improve, just doing some pictures before that, and you get an idea about always, how you’ll be later, involved a variety of factors.
The first points are removed around week and, points on the scalp and / or staples a little later. It is normal to feel the skin of the face “corky”, this sensation is temporary and disappears in a few weeks. Considered normal to be swollen face and bruises present, this aspect will only last between 10 and 15 days approximately.
It is advisable to do rest during the first two weeks and that you avoid exercise or violent activities for at least two weeks following the operation. The facial skin will need special care and should not expose to sunlight or to UV rays for at least three months.
At first, you may feel worried / or the appearance of the face, thinks most people return to normal life, including work, after two weeks depending on each case. In this period normalizes inflammation and bruises disappear. The scars are concealed few more weeks, but eventually become almost imperceptible.
From the third week, your look will be much better. If you have to return to work, you can apply makeup to camouflage the potential bruises that may persist.
Lifting Prospects are good especially if you are aware that the results are not seen immediately. After the swelling and bruising, hair can be located in the temple can be thinner and the skin is usually dry and red for a few months.
The doctor will tell you what steps have to be taken to prepare the intervention. Also check all those medical issues that could cause problems during or after surgery, such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, blood clotting problems, etc.. Comentale if you are taking any medication, especially aspirin or any drugs that may affect blood clotting.
You’ll have to carefully follow the guidelines that you check the plastic surgeon, a fact that will greatly help you to develop better surgery. If you are a smoker / a is essential that at least four weeks before and after the intervention to quit smoking. Snuff hinders the blood flow to the skin and can interfere with the recovery of scars.
If you have short hair it is advisable to let it grow before surgery because long hair helps to hide the scars from the surgery while they remain visible. When the lift has made you remember that whether entered or remained, has been an outpatient surgery must have help to take you both home to help at home for the first few days.
Make sure also that a family member or companion can take you home when you are to be discharged and, if necessary, can help a few days.
In order to limit the risk of bleeding and bruising have to avoid taking in the 7 days before the procedure antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, dipyridamole, ticlopidine… as well as in the 3 days prior to taking NSAIDs like Ibuprofen antiplatelet effect, Diclofenac, indomethacin, piroxicam, naproxen…