The facelift can improve the most visible signs of aging by removing excess fat, Repositioning the underlying muscles and removing excess skin. A well-performed surgery is beginning to reposition the tissues in its original position, avoiding an appearance “stretched” Various techniques and existing artificial.Las, full of individual details, are usually performed through incisions that start in the region of the temples, down along the natural wrinkles in front of the ear and continue behind the ear to the scalp.
Anesthesia may be general. However, Some surgeons use local anesthesia to the same sedation, in special cases.
Time of surgery
To conduct the surgical, both local anesthesia with sedation as are used. The end result is the same. In regard to the time, The surgery takes about 3-6 hours for the face and forehead and 60 minutes for your eyelids.
Length of hospital
May vary between 12-36 hours, depending on the surgical technique used.
To achieve the desired result, the patient evolves as the characteristic phases of this type of surgery. Are they, edema (swelling), “spots” blood infiltrate (ecchymosis), hypersensitivity in some areas, insensitivity to other. In general, they are common to all patients, varied among the individual characteristics. In most patients, after 2 weeks is very difficult for the surgery has been performed.
They are usually used in dry dressings. The large dressing is removed around the first 24 hours, remaining after this period, only a small bandage on the residual scars.
In general there is no postoperative pain. The evolution of cosmetic surgery is usually painless and. Rarely, a case may present discrete fraud, which may be perfectly assessed analgesic common line.
The recovery of Facial Plastic Surgery
Patients undergoing a face lift must maintain absolute rest 2 days, always keeping the head elevated 7 days and avoiding exertion of approximately 3 weeks. Finally, try not to analyze the results of early surgery. Recall that the swelling distorts the anatomical structures and has nothing to do with the final contour of the face! In most patients undergoing this surgery, this is only apparent after 2-6 months.