Face-lift is the intervention which is mostly suitable for creating a more fresh, consequently a more youthful appearance.
A facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that is performed to improve the appearance of the face and neck. The procedure involves removing excess skin and tightening the underlying muscles to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. This can help to restore a more youthful and refreshed appearance to the face and neck.
The procedure begins with the administration of anesthesia, which can be either local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of the procedure and the patient’s preferences. Next, the surgeon will make incisions along the hairline and/or in the natural creases of the face and neck, depending on the extent of the lift needed. The incisions are usually made in inconspicuous places to minimize scarring.
Once the incisions are made, the surgeon will remove any excess skin and tighten the underlying muscles. The skin is then re-draped over the newly-contoured face and neck, and any remaining excess skin is trimmed. In some cases, the surgeon may also use special sutures or other techniques to help support the newly-repositioned skin and maintain the results of the facelift.
After the procedure, patients typically experience some swelling and bruising, which will resolve over the next few days to weeks. There may also be some discomfort, which can be managed with pain medication. Most patients are able to return to work and other normal activities within 1-2 weeks after the procedure, although some may need up to several weeks to fully recover.
The results of a facelift can be very dramatic and can help to restore a more youthful and refreshed appearance to the face and neck. However, it is important to keep in mind that the procedure is not a permanent solution and that the effects will eventually begin to fade over time. To maintain the results of a facelift, it is important to practice good skin care, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and protect the skin from excessive sun exposure.
Anaesthetization:general or local anaesthetization