Procedures Surgical – Plastic Surgery of the Face
What is rhytidoplasty?
Is plastic surgery of the face or face. Is a surgical procedure to improve the signs of facial aging such as sagging of skin, pronounced grooves in the lower eyelids, in the area next to the nose to the corner of the mouth (naso geniana) and loss in muscle tone in the middle third of the face and neck, which cause the loss of the contour of the jaw (Bulldog cheeks) and the much-feared “double Chin”.
How is plastic surgery of the face?
The surgery is done a repositioning of the deep structures of the face and later removal of the excess skin, without pulling the skin as much as was done in the past. This provides a rejuvenation of the face while preserving the natural aspect and providing a facial contour enhancement as well designed jaw line, which is characteristic of the young face. The surgery lasts 3 to 5:0 and can be performed either with local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia.
How is post-operative surgery of the face?
The post-operative of rhytidoplasty is virtually painless, the patient is hospitalized in a hospital environment for 12:0 am. The stitches are removed every 7 days for 3 weeks. After this period the patient is released to return social activities and you can’t notice that underwent plastic surgery. After 30 days she can return the physical activities. The final result occurs between 6 months to 1 year.
What will the scars of surgery of the face?
The treatment of the face is given by a continuous incision that begins in the temporal region within the hair and skirts for front of ear, inside the ear’s natural Groove, pass to the back of the ear and ends in the scalp. The scar is very discreet, disguised by the Groove and hair virtually unnoticeable in most patients.
What is the appropriate age to perform surgery?
The best candidates for this procedure are people with early signs of sagging skin on the face and neck and preserve the skin in good quality which is in the range of 40 to 60 years of age, although it can be performed in older patients with very satisfactory results.
How much will I rejuvenate with the Plastic Face?
A well-made Rhytidectomy, can provide an appearance of 5 to 10 years younger. It is very important to stress that despite the great rejuvenating effect that provides surgery, she does not interrupt the natural process of aging, which is still occurring. This makes the patient always keep looks younger than she’d quickly revert without surgery. Factors such as genetics, nutrition, smoking and lifestyle contribute to the maintenance of the result.