Lifting or facelift

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Facelift is a procedure performed to give a more youthful appearance to a patient's face. It is indicated to eliminate flaccidity of the skin of the face and neck. It can be combined with Bleparoplasty. This procedure provides an improvement in the behavior of patients in their social environment.

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The consumption of medications that increase the risk of bleeding such as: aspirin, vitamin E and Ginseng should be stopped. Also, tobacco, alcohol and ginger tea, at least two weeks before.
It is a procedure that lasts approximately two hours. It is performed under general anesthesia, with local anesthesia plus sedation. The incisions are made in front of and behind the ear and are hidden in the scalp so that the resulting scar is as inconspicuous as possible. The excess skin is removed and then the tissue is removed or relocated under the skin, thus obtaining a result that is as natural as possible.
It is an outpatient procedure depending on the case. Antibiotics and analgesics are recommended before and after surgery. A compressive bandage is placed for the first 8 hours. Solar radiation is not recommended and if necessary, a sunscreen should be used. No sudden movements should be made and ultrasound is recommended for a better prognosis.

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