This is done to remove the excess of loose, sagging skin form the cheeks and neck. The incisions are made around, above and behind the ears. Skin is lifted from the cheeks and neck. The fascia over the muscles is tightened. Excess of the skin is removed and sutured.
This surgery is done-under local anesthesia with some sedation to relax the patient and requires one-day stay in the hospital.
This is a simpler procedure done using special threads is done under minimal anaesthesia. This is a day care procedure.
A facelift restores smoother, more pleasing contours to your face & neck. It can help you look as good as you feel, & younger than you are. This procedure is predominantly performed on the 40 plus age group.
You are a good candidate if you have one or more of the following condition
A deep line or fold, running from the corner of nose or mouth.
Jowls, or loss of a well-defined jawline associated with youthfulness.
Deep wrinkles in the cheeks & sagging of the "highlight" areas of the cheekbones.
Loose skin, wrinkles, vertical 'cords' or excess fatty tissue in the neck.
Sagging & drooping of eyebrows & eyelids with undereye bags.
A Facelift with Blepharoplasty can improve all of these problems.
An incision will be made in or around the hairline and just in front of the ear (where it meets the cheek). Doctor separates skin from musucle, where the fat layers lie between. Then the muscles & tissue, which are deeper within the face are sutured, which in turn tighten them.
This is commonly known as a SMAS lift. If there is excess skin or fat it is trimmed. Fine sutures or clips are used to bring the skin together. If there is loose skin, extra fat or muscle bulk in the neck region, this is also removed or repaired by a small incision made just underneath the chin. This incision is barely visible.
Upper & lower Blepharoplasty, Laser or Endobrowlift treatments may be performed in conjunction with this treatment, for an overall better result. Doctor will advise you if you are a suitable candidate for any of these surgery types.
You will be very happy & satisfied with a younger, refreshed & rejuvenation look. Scars barely visible & fade time.
You will need to take 1-3 weeks off work, & abstain from strenuous exercise for upto 3 weeks, if you experience any unusual discomfort or pain you should contact Doctor.
The Doctor will make you feel as relaxed, comfortable & fully informed about the procedure as possible. Please do not hesitate to ask for any assistance.
During your consultation, Doctor will ask you about the results you will expect from surgery. He will inform you of the risks & complications as well as the benefits, & whether or not your expectations are realistic.
Dr. Anand Joshi is a very approachable doctor who understands the needs of his patients in relation to facial Rejuvenation. please feel free to approach him with any questions concerns you would like him to address.
It is important to remember that the relationship between you & the doctor does not end when you leave the hospital. If you have any questions or concernd do not hesitate to speak with him.