The term applies to all lifting operations to correct sagging skin. The facelift is a surgical procedure which involves replacing (up and back) tissues usually of the face that are fallen or are released. This action will correct the loss of the oval face, the appearance of jowls or crow’s feet. There is no specific age for a facelift practice, since we do not all age the same way or at the same rate. However, it is considered rather after quarantine. This technique can be combined with liposuction gestures at the neck area when there is excess fat or fat contrary to fillers in the nasolabial fold.
The lifting must be adapted to the facial area that you want to tighten this objectives should be discussed with the practitioner previously. The lifting is done on the lower face and neck, but can also lifter cheekbones, the temporal region. Currently, the front facelifts are not practiced as botulinum toxin gives excellent results with a simple gesture and less expensive.
This gesture is aimed at both men and women. The effects usually last ten years, but it also depends on the lifestyle of the patient and how it is maintained gives the best results. Protect their skin from the sun, practicing a sport regularly, a healthy diet and smoking cessation promote healing and can extend slightly the result. The hospitalization lasts 2-3 days, but it takes three weeks to find a job.
What is the procedure? The incision begins in the temple, under the hair then goes in front of the ear, inside the ear, then to the earlobe and behind it to finish in the neck. The procedure can be done under local anesthesia, but it is performed under general anesthesia. The duration varies according to the actions mostly from 1 to 3 hours overall. The surgeon first makes marking the treatment area on the patient’s face when the patient is awake and standing because the tissues no longer behave in the same way when the muscles are relaxed and the patient asleep.
This technique requires a certain aesthetic budget for a promise of results that lasts 10 years. The facelift is not cheap. Of course, this depends on the extent of the gesture, the surgeon and other costs in his clinic … On average, it takes 3 500$-6 000$, but this is the rough estimate to allow the patient to think and make a decision.