Procedure performed to obtain facial rejuvenation in which is done the resection of excess skin and sutures in the deep layers of the face, in order to obtain a lasting result. The scars are reduced, located in front and behind the ears, place where they are easily disguised.
It should always be associated with cutaneous surface treatments for a result even more effective, such as peelings, CO2 fractional laser, botulinum toxin and fillers such as hyaluronic acid. We treat the face integrally, ie its deep, middle and superficial layers.
Inside the modern concept of facial volumes, usually we associate with fat grafting in the grooves and wrinkles, malar region and lips, according to the needs of each case.
Usually realized in association with blepharoplasty and temporal lifting.
It is performed under general anesthesia or sedation, eliminating prolonged hospital stays. Generally the patient remains in the recovery room for 6 to 8 hours, and then is released to go home.
Usually the recovery is fast, with little edema (swelling) and located only in the areas in front and behind the ears. The patient can resume normal activities in about 7-10 days, but to exercise a longer period is needed.
It is not necessary to use dressings, except for the first 24 hours, as well as is not necessary the use of drains.