Face

FACE LIFT

THE OPERATION                                                                                             Imprimer le consentement
Reshaping facial and neck skin by repositioning and tightening the soft tissues including the muscles and by resecting the redundant skin.

INDICATIONS
Sunken cheeks, drooping jowls, sagging neck.

COUNTER INDICATIONS
Heavy smoking.
Important adiposity.

SURGERY (as out-patient possible)
Through an incision that goes from the temple along the anterior ear creases upwards behind the ear into the scalp, the slack skin and the soft tissues are undermined and repositioned. Occasionally, a short incision under the chin allows a better re-draping of a slack neck.
  Operation time   3-4 hours.
  Anesthesia          general or local anesthesia with twilight premedication.
  Scars                   inconspicuous, see above.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Hematoma.
Hypertrophic scarring.
Hair loss in the scalp region.
Temporary muscle palsy.

POSTOPERATIVE CARE
Head bandage for 24 hours.
Suture removal after 1014 days.
Resume work after 2-3 weeks.