Facial Surgery

The first signs of aging appear at the girl's level. Face lift also known as ritidectomy, makes it possible to solve the skin from the face and neck, to remove excess fat and to "stretch" the tissues under the skin. So the girl will regain the young and fresh look. Facial lifting may or may not be lifting up to the neck. Usually, to get the best results, facial lifting must be accompanied by cervical lifting.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the indications of a successful facial lifting?

The patients category between 40 and 60 years benefit most from facial lifting. But there are also good results for older people. Facial faults that are solved by facial lifting are:
  • Pronounced Nazogian ditches
  • Loss of well defined mandible line
  • Deep wrinkles and skin on the cheek,
  • Fallen skin and wrinkles in the neck.

How is the facial lifting consultation performed?

You must be prepared to provide your surgeon with complete information about:
  • Previous surgical interviews,
  • Other pathologies present or past,
  • Other treatments followed,
  • Administered medications, including nutritional supplements and herbal remedies.

If you are overweight and intend to have a diet, weight loss can affect the end result.
Your doctor will look at the bone structure and underlying tissues, texture and elasticity of the skin as well as the severity of the facial wrinkles and folds. You will explain the place of the incisions and you will be exposed all the operator plan. You will also be informed about other procedures that can be associated at the same time with facial lifting:
  • Forehead lifting,
  • Eyelid surgery,
  • Nose correction,
  • Chemical peeling or laser resurfacing for fine wrinkles.

What is facial lifting?

There are several technical options. Usually the incision is hidden in the natural contour of the ear and in the hairy area of ​​the head. A small incision may be needed under the chin to remove fat deposits and smooth the fibrous areas of the neck muscles.

The skin is taken off by the underlying tissues and the excess skin is excited, then sutured. In some cases deeper tissues are also repositioned to give the face a more tonic look.

How do I prepare for operation?

Once the date of surgery is established, you will receive instructions on pre and postoperative periods:
  • Avoid certain medicines that may complicate the operation or period of healing: aspirin, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anticoagulants, etc.
  • Stop smoking,
  • Let your hair grow so that it can cover incision areas during healing.

You are given pre and postoperative medication so that you feel comfortable at all times. The facial lifting operation is under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with intravenous sedation. You will be monitored preoperatively throughout the surgical procedure as well as throughout the recovery period.

How will I look and how will I feel right after the facial lifting operation?

You will have the areas where incisions were practiced. You will often have aspirating drainage tubes in the cheek region at the end of which the collector containers are attached. Discomfort is usually minimal, pain can be controlled easily by the medication prescribed by your doctor. Although healing is a process that differs from person to person, you can draw a generally valid line as follows:

First day:
You have to sit with your head on multiple pillows to minimize the appearance of bumps and facial swelling (swelling of the face).

In the first week:
  • Edemating the face reaches the maximum limit and then begins to gradually decrease
  • Remove the suture material
  • You can resume your day-to-day light activities, but you must continue to sleep with your head in a higher position.
  • You can return to the use of makeup

After two weeks:
  • Most of the bumps (bruises) have disappeared
  • You can resume all activities.

After six weeks:
  • You can resume exercise,
  • Face edema decreases gradually
  • Skin sensitivity returns to normal in most cases. Sometimes areas of anesthesia may persist for several months.

UV exposure should be avoided throughout the healing period and protective creams should be used long term.

A number of factors including heredity and lifestyle play an important role in longevity results. Although the aging process continues, most patients are very satisfied with the results for long periods of time.

Throughout the healing ptocess you will benefit from several checkups, occasions where healing is monitored by your surgeon and in the meanwhile you will have the opportunity to get answers to all questions. It is important to keep in touch with your surgeon several months after the facelift surgery .

Although these treatments are very effective, 1% of the patients do not achieve the desired results!
On the days when you feel rested your face's expressions indicate this. Forehead lines may show upset or worry, the wrinkles between the eyebrows usually show anger. "Fallen" eyebrows laterally indicate a tired or sad face.

If you consider that the lines at the forehead do not exactly illustrate the state of mind, lifting the forehead could be the solution to this problem.

This procedure corrects the fallen position of the eyebrows, the frontal horizontal wrinkles and removes the expressions of anxiety and anger that result from these lines.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the forehead lifting indicated in my case?

The forehead lifting is indicated for both women and men, aged between 40 and 60 years. It can also benefit younger people who have inherited the fallen position of the eyebrows. The best candidates must meet the following conditions:
  • Eyed or lowered eyebrows that give a tired or sad look
  • Deep horizontal wrinkles at the forehead
  • Deep wrinkles between eyebrows and sometimes at the top of the nose

This technique should be practiced with great care if you have one of the following conditions:
  • High blood pressure
  • Blood clotting problems
  • The tendency to cheloid scars

What is the pre-operative consultation for forehead lifting?

During this meeting you will be evaluated psychologically and emotionally and physically, and you will explain to your surgeon what you want to get. You will be asked complete information on:
  • Previous surgical interventions
  • Past or present
  • Types of treatments that you have benefited in the past
  • The medication you are currently taking include herbal remedies and nutritional supplements.

Your doctor will assess the bone structure of the face and the soft tissue characteristics. Thickness, texture and elasticity of the skin; And the tone of the frontal muscles and the periorbital region will also be carefully evaluated. Sometimes patients who have excess skin in the upper eyelids do not realize that actually eyebrow pusty is the cause of this shortcoming. Your surgeon will also indicate other procedures that, while practicing at the same time, can give a net superior performance:
  • Face lift that removes excess skin from the middle and lower thirds of the face and neck.
  • Eyelid surgery to remove excess skin from both the upper and lower eyelids.

What is the forehead lifting itself?

The technique chosen depends on your traits, the desired results, and the surgeon's preferences. You will be shown, from the many technical