Over the years, we can see the face of the effects of gravity, solar radiation and daily stress. These influences are apparent relaxation of the skin and drooping of the face and neck, and the formation of wrinkles. The way to rejuvenate and slow down the aging process can be a facelift.
Before the operation
Face-lift can be performed in general anesthesia or so called. analgosedation, which as the name suggests is the co-administration of drugs with sedative effects (analgesia) and drugs with sedative and hypnotic (sedation). Analgosedation not always be used.
The operation consists of raising the face. Incisions are made in the hair at the temples, around the ear, outside the ear and on the part of the scalp. The incisions are so conducted that after healing traces operations are really very few visible. After the incision, the skin is separated from muscle and fat, pulls and removes the excess. Then there is only skin suture. About 2 to 4 weeks after surgery a slight edema disappears. The operation usually takes 3 - 4 hours.
Hospitalization lasts about two days. On the third day after surgery, the patient is printed to the house, where it will precede further recovery. In individual cases, hospitalization may take longer. Comprehensive bandage is removed from the head usually the fifth day after the operation and used as non-absorbable sutures, they are removed 7-10 days after surgery. The recovery period is usually from one to two weeks.