What are the different ways to do a Face Lift?
There are various methods that are used for a facelift procedure. Some of the most used ones include –
- SMAS Lift: In this procedure, the fatty tissue beneath the skin is extracted, and the muscle layer beneath the skin is tightened. The excess skin is also removed so that you achieve a firm and toned look.
- Deep Plane Facelift: This technique gives an overall makeover to your entire face. Muscles and fat beneath the face and neck are lifted to make your face look firm and younger. However, this procedure has the greatest chance of causing swelling.
- Temporal Lift: This procedure is targeted to eliminate the little wrinkles around the forehead and eyes. Plus, fat and excess skin is also removed from the cheeks to give your cheekbones a well defined and chiseled look.
- Liquid Lift: This is one of the most recent facelift technique. A non-surgical procedure, this product uses injections like Botox to slightly immobilize the skin. As such, wrinkles and fine lines in the targeted area will be minimized and the skin becomes firm and filled.
The three most common incision techniques are:
- TRADITIONAL FACE LIFT: The “full” facelift for rejuvenating the face and neck includes fat repositioning and skin draping. The incision begins at the temples, travels down to the front of the ear, around the earlobe, and behind the ear to the lower scalp at the hairline. Sometimes, another incision is made under the chin when additional work is necessary for this area.
- Limited-incision facelift: For limited rejuvenation around the eyes and mouth, including nasolabial folds and other deep creases. Short incisions are made at the temples and around the ear, and possibly in the lower eyelids.
- MINI FACE LIFTThe mini-facelift in Thailand rejuvenates the lower third of the face including the jowls and neck. Mini-facelifts accomplish many of the goals of the traditional face lift. The mini-facelift is also referred to as an S-lift or short incision facelift due to the shape and smaller size of the incision. Suitable candidates for the mini-facelift include people who want to take five years off their face. These patients may benefit from smaller incisions and the use of tiny barb sutures, instead of a large incision that requires heavier stitching.The advantage to a mini-facelift is that it is tailored to meet specific needs, focusing primarily on trouble spots.FACE LIFT AFTER WEIGHT LOSSWhen overweight people begin to lose weight through bariatric surgery or other methods, they go through drastic esthetic changes. While the fat may be gone, the excess skin is still there. This manifests itself in the face by making the person look older than they are due to the sagging skin. The appearance of heavy lines around the cheeks, beneath the eyes, and jowls. Because the neck is a sort of storehouse for fat, when the fat is gone, the drooping skin gives a kind of “turkey waddle.”Because of this, cosmetic surgical procedures to improve the face and neck area are an excellent option. A face lift often combined with a neck lift will help patient’s face and neck appear more natural to match their body, as well as to appear more youthful. Both procedures are done at the same time.
The benefits of facelift are many. Some include –Tighter muscle and skin: The muscles are tightened, and excess skin is removed, thereby giving your face a firm and young look. This will boost your confidence when you meet people.
Chiseled cheekbones: If you have a fleshy jawline and are unhappy with it, then a facelift is an excellent option. By removing the flabby skin, you will have a chiseled and well-defined cheekbone.