Facelift or Rhytidectomy surgery is an effective cosmetic surgical procedure for removing loose, sagging skin from the cheeks, face and the neck thereby offering you a flawless, wrinkle free skin. Sometime back Facelift was considered a surgery for the rich but immense research and advancements has made it reach out to one and all.
Poor lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits, weight fluctuations and exposure to sun’s harmful rays can make your skin sag. Age also plays a major role in the condition of your skin, as you age skin starts to lose its youthfulness and charm. Facelift surgery is targeted to tighten the skin along with the underlying muscles gives you a look like never before.
The specialists at Cutis hospital Ahmedabad first examine the skin of your cheeks, nose and neck. Pre-care involves discontinuing the use of blood-thinning medicines such as aspirin several weeks prior the surgery. It is done to minimise the bleeding when the procedure is being carried out. The procedure is usually carried out under local anaesthesia to minimise the pain. It takes a time between 3 – 5 hours for the procedure to get completed. In most cases, surgeons make an incision above the ear extending it around the earlobe and back into the hairline on both sides of the face. Additional incisions may be needed in some cases depending on the fat content to be removed from the face. After the incision, the facial skin is lifted and the muscles of the face, forehead and neck are tightened. Sometimes excess fat is removed by liposuction if needed and then the skin is stitched back carefully.
Facelift surgery is a safe medical procedure but the patient is usually kept under observation post surgery for a few hours to keep a watch on any bleeding or complications. The face is bandaged after surgery to avoid any clotting of blood or hematoma formation. Facelift surgery is an outpatient procedure but patients are advised to be gentle with the face and hair for the next few weeks. Usually, stitches in front of the ear are removed within the first week, and the rest of them are removed within two weeks of surgery. Some patients experience numbness post surgery, it subsides in a few days in most cases.
Face lift can take away wrinkles and saggy skin. The benefits of face lift surgery are enormous. When we improve our physical appearance, we tent to feel more confident whether in social interactions or career paths. Face lift can improve a person’s overall look and how they are also perceived by others to give a stronger confidence.
A face lift surgery is tailored to each patient’s needs and may include laser skin resurfacing. A face lift begins with carefully placed incisions. These incisions are made in most cases just inside the hairline at the temple, extending down along the natural curve of the ear, back behind the ear and horizontally to the hairline. These incisions allow the plastic surgeons to visualize the underlying facial structure and fat as well as to repositioning muscle and redistribute fat during face lifting surgery.
There are many types of face lifts. These types of face lifts target different problems in a person’s face and are performed depending patient’s specific needs. Some face lifts targeted to forehead area, some are for neck, some are for cheeks. There are also mini face lifts that target specific areas on a person that may only show signs of aging on specific areas on their face. Am I a good face lift candidate?If you are above 30 and having good health then you are a good candidate for face lifting surgery.
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