All you need to know about Facelift
Radiation, heat, gravity, and many other factors cause the skin to sag and fit more loosely. Areas of the face and neck, especially around the jawline, are more prone to aging. Though these changes are progressive, and aging signs like wrinkles make people “feel older” than they are.
A Facelift Miami is often done in conjunction with other cosmetic facial treatments and can be performed if signs of aging occur. Nevertheless, when opting to undergo this treatment, patients are usually in their 40s or older.
The reasoning behind undergo a facelift procedure: The most important reason is aging signs which include:
- Excess skin and fat on the neck
- Sagging skin and loss of fat which cause aging signs on the face and neck.
- Crease lines along the nose
- Sagging jawline, mouth, and chin.
- Candidates for Rhytidectomy
Ideally, somebody who intends to undergo this type of procedure should have relatively good elasticity of the skin, as well as solid bone structure, and loose skin on their face or neck. Getting more flexible, soft skin makes recovery time shortened, as the operation involves stretching facial skin to smooth wrinkles. Besides, a strong bone structure provides a great foundation for skiing.
Who are not eligible for the procedure?
Many people cannot undergo facelift surgery due to some medical issues include:
- Individuals who have a habit of smoking
- Patients who have medical conditions like bleeding disorders, heart disease, or other maladies which may hinder the healing process.
Types of Facelifts
As mentioned earlier, Facelift surgery requires several different techniques and procedures. Each patient has different aesthetic goals and priorities, and procedures and techniques differ according to the requirements. Moreover, each procedure has its risks and recovery time. A skilled surgeon will also consider the facial anatomy of a patient before choosing a procedure or a combination of procedures to perform. In each facelift, different types or number of incisions are made and varying degree of invasiveness is involved. The most common type is Deep Plane Lift.
Although these side effects are infrequent, the risks and complications are included in facelift surgery. Some may include:
- Bleeding, hematoma, bruising
- Temporary Neurological dysfunction (loss of muscle function or sensation)
- Hair Loss (around the incision site)
- Widened or thickened scar
- Skin necrosis (tissue death causes loss of skin)
- Asymmetry (unevenness between two sides)