Facelift Surgery (Rhytidectomy) Lifting Facial o Rejuvenecimiento Facial Quirúrgico (Ritidoplastia)

The effects of facial aging are not uniform but affect the whole face , deep wrinkles appear on the forehead and around the eyelids as well as excess skin and fat herniation bags around the eyes; the soft tissues of cheekbones and cheeks fall, close to the nose grooves become deeper and a marked decrease in the tissues of the neck are the most common changes.

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck, such as:

• -Sagging in the middle of your face.

• -Deep creases below the lower eyelids.

• -Deep creases along the nose extending to the corner of the mouth.

• -Fat that has fallen or has disappeared Loss of skin tone in the lower face that creates jowls.

• -Loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw which can give even a person of normal weight the appearance of a double chin.

The loss of youthful contours in the face can be due to a variety of factors, including heredity, gravity, environmental conditions, and stress.

Rejuvenation procedures typically performed in conjunction with a facelift are brow lift, to correct a sagging or deeply furrowed brow, and eyelid surgery to rejuvenate aging eyes.

Los efectos del envejecimiento facial no son uniformes pero afectan toda la cara, aparecen arrugas profundas en la frente y alrededor de los párpados al igual que excesos de piel y herniación de bolsas grasas en torno a los ojos; los tejidos blandos de pómulos y mejillas caen, los surcos cercanos a la nariz se hacen más profundos, y un descenso marcado de los tejidos del cuello son los cambios más frecuentes.

La ritidoplastia o lifting facial devuelve los tejidos a su lugar, tensa y eleva la musculatura que se ha hecho laxa, remueve los excesos de piel y redefine las líneas de la cara y el cuello aumentando el volumen de los tejidos blandos o esqueléticos según cada caso.

Procedimientos de rejuvenecimiento que normalmente se realizan en conjunto con un lifting facial incluyen el lifting de frente o cejas, para corregir el hundimiento o la frente surcada profundamente y la cirugía de párpados para rejuvenecer los ojos.

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