Facial or heand and neck lifting, it is an intervention thats aims to return the skin tone and to improve the facial and neck appearance.
The apparition of folds and furrows in the face, as a result of the passage of the years, exposure to the Sun and the loss of skin firmness, give an aged appearance to the face.
With the lifting the eyebrows fall can be solved, eliminates th appearance of tiredness and sadness on the face.
There are different techniques to perform the lifting, and the surgeon must decide which is the most appropriate to each case.
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The incision begins in the area of the temples (inside the hair), it extends inside the natural lines that exist in front of the ear and continues around the lobe , behind the ear.
When the neck needs a special treatment it is necessary to make an incision under the chin.
The intervention basically consists of “tightening” the mucles layers and the skin, removing the excess tissue.
It can be performed using local anesthesia and sedation or using general anesthesia.
Depending on the anesthesia and the extension of the lifting it can be on an outpatient basis or with 1 or 2 days in hospital.