Lifting of the loose tissues of the face and neck, as well as volumetric rejuvenation. Lifting should be often combined with eyelid correction and face liposculpture.
The incisions are located along the hair line on the temples and continue immediately in front of the earlobe, in front of the earlap and behind the ear. After that the facial and neck skin is liberated, and its excess is removed, with the previous lifting of the subcutaneous structures, in order to provide a long-lasting effect. Sometimes it is necessary to remove the fat deposits under the jaw and on the neck by liposuction for improvement of their contours.
The surgical intervention is performed in general anaesthesia, and lasts some 2–4 hours. The duration of intervention depends on the type of operation, as today there are many types of face lifting procedure.
Removal of the bandages and drainage after 1-2 days and the sutures are removed between the day 7 and 10.
Swellings and suffusions that withdraw within a week, a transitory sensation of numbness of the facial skin, a trauma of the facial nerve branches, the hypertrophy scars behind the ear and on the neck, a receded hair line.