What is a Face Lift?
Facelifting is the face rejuvenation procedure which removes excess skin and facial wrinkles. Also, by repositioning the facial muscle system the rejuvenating effect is consolidated, giving it durability over time.
What affects the facial appearance?
With age, the amount of fat diminishes and facial muscles weakening will lead to loss of support leading to formation and accentuation of wrinkles and folds of the skin.
To these natural causes add up factors of everyday life, such as gravity, wind, sun, skin contact with substances or other possible skin disorders.
The result of all these influences is reflected in the final by fallen cheekbones, facial volumes decrease, an unpleasant aspect of the mandibular area, poor quality skin, drooping eyelids and eyebrows.
Face Lift consultation with Crisalix 3D Scan
During the first consultation you will discuss with your doctor about grievances, wishes and expectations and also about your medical history and possible risks. You will receive the most suitable expert medical advice for your specific case.
This is the best opportunity to ask the doctor any questions about the surgery.
Based on Crisalix 3D scanning technology, you will be able to see a simulation of your own face before and after surgery during the consultation. This is very useful for you to understand the realistic expectations you could have from the surgery.
Benefits of a Face Lift
The most commonly performed lift is the facial lifting, within which we can raise eyebrows, we can easily change the orientation and shape of the eyes, can accentuate cheekbones, eliminate the appearance of falling skin falling from the jaw and additionally we can stretch neck skin (cervical).
Face lift surgery may be associated with cervical lifting that solves the problem with the excess skin at the anterior side of the neck. When necessary, the intervention may be preceded by liposuction on the jaw and front of the neck, which is very effective when a correction double chin is necessary.
In general, the upper eyelid correction is made simultaneously and it is recommended that after 2-3 months to be followed by a correction of the lower eyelids.
The lifting procedure ensures a brighter face, rejuvenated and tonic, without wrinkles and fallen skin, that gives extra beauty and it is reliable for a longer amount of time.
What happens during Face Lift surgery?
The duration of a facelift surgery is between 3 and 4 hours and is performed under general anaesthesia.
Incisions are made in the temporal region, preauricular, retroauricular and pilose retroauricular region, parts of the ear that allow concealing scars which usually are very smooth.
In the first days after surgery may persist quite an important oedema of the face, a sensation of local discomfort, numbness or even mild pain. Bruises disappear after 7-9 days, and swelling and numbness may persist for several weeks. Stitches are removed after 14 days.
Avoid smoking and any factor which could lead to vasoconstriction (cold, wind), and exposure to sunlight for a period of at least 6 months – 1 year
Full recovery takes about 3 weeks, after which you can easily resume you social life and daily activity.
Due to the fact that skin sutures (stitches) are made according to the surgical technical details, it allows that high quality surgical smooth scars are obtained at the anterior auricular (ear) level without visible scars which otherwise would be creating an unpleasant aspect.
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