People often complaint about the loss of youthful contours, glow and tight skin that has once adorned their face due innumerable factors that include thinning of the skin or loss of facial fat, aging, sun damage, smoking, along with heredity and stress.
So, technology has come up with new opportunity for them to go for face-lift surgeries and restore their tight skin that they had in their youth!
In today’s world, people have become more conscious of their looks and aging skin. So as to look young avoid skin – sagging, they often go for surgeries for facelift or rhytidectomy which performs the following functions:
- Improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck area
- Relaxes the skin of the face that is causing sagging
- Treats the loose skin and excess fat under the chin.
Along with this, the surgeons also perform other procedures in conjunction with a facelift such as brow lift and eyelid surgery that rejuvenates the aging eyes and skin treatments like IPL and dermabrasion that improve the quality and the texture of the skin.
WHAT ARE THE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT FACE-LIFT THAT PEOPLE GENERALLY FRAME UP ON THEIR OWN?
Our surgeon and expert have observed people that they have built some misconceptions about the surgical procedure that it can change the fundamental appearance of the patients and can even help the skin of the face from aging; rather it is just a restorative surgery.
There are two methods of conducting a face-lift – surgical and non-surgical procedures. Results are prominent and quick in surgeries, while treatment through medication cannot have the same results, although it can just complement the surgical procedure.
WHEN CAN YOU EXPECT THE FACELIFT RESULTS TO BE PROMINENT ENOUGH?
It takes not more than a fortnight for the people to be presentable to the public. However, for letting your skin to come back to normal in terms of texture and tightness, you should be patient enough to wait for two to three months.
Following the advices of the surgeon may help you enhance the results of the surgery. Doctors often recommend following a healthy lifestyle and continuous protection of the skin from the sun to get prominent and excellent results of the surgery.
WHAT ARE THE PROCEDURES THAT ARE CARRIED OUT FOR THE FACE-LIFT SURGERIES?
There are basically three steps involved in the process:
Step 1: This involves the administration of the medications so as to reduce pain while the surgery is being performed.
Step 2: The facelift choices of a patient also depends on how much changedoes the patient want. The process generally includes a traditional facelift incision, limited incision facelift or a neck lift.
Shorter incisions are used at the temples for traditional and limited incision facelift that continue around the ear while a neck lift generally addresses the sagging jowls, neck skin which has loosened and the fat that has accumulated under the chin.
Step 3: The incisions are with sutures that dissolve or may need to be removed after some days. Some surgeons might also use skin glues to seal the incisions. The incision lines from a facelift are well concealed within the natural contours of the face after healing completely.
ARE THERE ANY RISKS IN THE FACE-LIFT PROCEDURE?
The risks during and after the face-lift surgeries are quite rare, but they might vary from person to person which might include poor wound healing and skin loss, or fluid accumulation that might lead to swelling, unfavorable scarring and skin irregularities and discoloration might be observed.