Facelift or rhytidectomy is a major surgical procedure to treat severe laxity and sagging of the facial skin. Since this is an invasive procedure, it therefore requires some time to completely heal and appreciate the result. Although facelift cannot stop the aging process of your skin, it can amazingly make you look years younger; giving you that fresh and blooming look that could last ten years or even more.
The skin looks aged mainly because of the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, changes in the skin pigment that causes age spots, loss of volume, loss of elasticity, accumulation of fats in the face and sagging due to the pull of gravity.
All these age indicators can be managed through face lift surgery. However, not everyone is a candidate for this surgery. So, if you are considering such option, you better set an appointment with your cosmetic surgeon and have him assess you if you are a suitable candidate. To give you an idea though, the ideal candidates are those that have loose and sagging facial skin, particularly under the chin or along the jaw line. Moreover, a client who possesses a strong jaw line and those whose bone structure are well-defined also makes a good candidate for the said procedure.
If done correctly, face lift surgery greatly benefits a client by lifting the eyebrows, elevating the cheeks and jowls, removing the frown lines, and tightening the neck. These procedures help eliminate or at least improve the appearance of the sagging midface, the deep crease below the eyelid, the deep creases along the nose to the mouth’s corner, the fat deposits in the face, and the loose skin under the chin and jaw that usually resembles the so called “double chin”.
Since facelift is an invasive procedure, you’ll be expecting scars on your face after the procedure. Do not worry though because your doctor will give you instructions and recommendations on how to hide the post-operative scars. The most popular among the lot is by using make-ups. Concealers aree very good in hiding incision lines and other discoloration, eye shadows can disguise the swelling on your face, and other color correcting make-ups to neutralize the darkened or reddened area. However, it takes a bit of skill to perfect, so you may want to seek the advice of a make-up artist or anyone you know who are really good with make-ups.
If you plan to have a double eyelid surgery singapore soon, you might want to file a leave of absence from work because it usually takes two to three weeks before clients are advised to resume work. Furthermore, it would also take around four to eight weeks before the client can resume major social gatherings.
Aside from the usual post-operative risks like infection, hemorrhage and hematoma, facelift are generally considered safe for young and old alike. For that reason, you should have nothing to worry about if you are confident with your surgeon as well as with the cleanliness of the location where the double eyelid surgery singapore will transpire.