As people age, the effects of gravity, exposure to the sun and the stresses of daily life can be seen in their faces. Deep creases form between the nose and mouth (nasolabial fold). The jawline grows slack and jowls emerge. Folds and fat deposits appear around the neck. A facelift (rhytidectomy) is the name for a group of operations that address these issues. Surgery cannot stop the aging process. What it can do is “set back the clock,” improving the most visible signs of aging by removing excess fat, tightening underlying muscles, and redraping the skin of your face and neck. full facelift thailand
A facelift can improve the deep cheek folds, jowls, and loose skin around the neck that come with age. A facelift can considerably reduce these signs of aging by removing excess fat, tightening the underlying muscles, and redraping the skin around the neck and face. Facelifts can be done alone, or frequently performed in conjunction with another procedure such as a browlift, eyelid surgery, or nose reshaping. If your problem areas are limited to the neck, a more conservative procedure, known as a “necklift” will be recommended. In some cases, a facelift can reduce the outward signs of aging by ten or fifteen years.
Before having a facelift it is important to prepare yourself. If you color your hair you may want to do so before having surgery .You cannot use hair dye for 4 to 6 weeks after having a facelift. Do not take any medications or pills that contain before or after the surgery. Aspirin thins the blood. A successful facelift impart depends upon the ability of your blood to clot. If your blood is too thin it can harm the healing process.Here is a list of some other medications to avoid surgery. Make sure to let us know any and all medications and vitamins you are taking during your consultation.
Below is a more complete list of Medications to Avoid:
- Aspirin Products
- Alka-seltzer Products
- Bayer Products
- Lbuprofen Medications
Smoking can be harmful if you are intending to have a facelift. Smoke restricts the blood vessels in your face that are important for healing. Smoking, or being around smokers can result in necrosis. Necrosis is where the skin dose not receive enough blood, turns black and eventually dies. If you are a smoker you must quit two weeks before surgery and two weeks after. You must also avoid being around others who are smoking.