Mostly, the aging process it is attributed to the fact that the skin is stretched with age and loses its elastic fibers.
The rhytidectomy or facelift removes excess skin, tightens flabby tissue, thus restoring a more youthful appearance and a refreshing and innovative look.
Improves the smoothness of the skin y removing horizontal forehead wrinkles and vertical frown, brow ptosis, decreased crow’s feet, pronunciation of the cheek, cupping the preauricular region, the depth of the nasolabial folds , the angles of the mouth, the angle of the jaw and neck sagging.
It is a procedure that is performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation, which involves dissecting skin flaps from the scalp, cheeks, and neck, with coronal incisions, pre and BTE, plication of the muscular-aponeurotic system shallow SMAS (Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System) and resection of skin face redundancy.
It is usually performed along with blepharoplasty for a more harmonious result. Basically, it does tighten and smooth the skin.