The goal is to eliminate facial and neck sagging, giving a more youthful appearance. Over the years the furrows between the nose and cheeks are accentuated, called naso genial furrows, folds appear on the neck and it loses its definition.
Facelift is a surgery that does not stop this process, but it takes many years, by stretching the skin, subcutaneous muscles relocation and removal of excess fat, especially in the neck.
This surgery improves the appearance in mature people who have not grown old, and want to delay the arrival of aging. It also rejuvenates the face of older people. The more advanced the degree of aging (wrinkles, sagging skin, etc.), will be more important rejuvenation.
The facelift is usually done in four hours or less. Most patients prefer general anesthesia, although local anesthesia and sedation is another option. Patients usually spend the first night in the surgery center.
Some patients prefer to have more than one procedure at the same time as it is one recovery and no more hassle involved. Can be combined with eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).
Goodies procedures combined with the facelift, serve to ensure excellent "bottom line".