Facial Sculpting

  • FACE LIFTING (Rhytidectomy)

 

DESCRIPTION

Surgical procedure for facial and neck skin rejuvenation.

DURATION

2-4 hours, the duration of procedure depends on the type of surgery as there is also a mini lifting-S-lifting, lifting of the temporal or neck area. 

ANESTESIA

General or more commonly local anesthesia with heavy IV sedation.

RECOVERY

Removal of a bandage and a drain 1-2 days later, after which the patient may wash their hair while the stitches are removed between day 7 and 10.

NUMBER OF TREATMENTS

One.

RISKS

Swelling and hematoma which disappear in around a week, transient feeling of numbness in facial skin, injury of the facial nerve branch, the appearance of hypertrophic scarring behind the ear and on the neck, moved hairline or even transient, and rarely permanent alopecia (hair loss around the cut in the hairy part of the head).

 

  • NOSE SURGERY (Corrective rhinoplasty)

DESCRIPTION

Changes in the nose shape and size (prominent nose bridge-hump, long or wide nose, bulbous or asymmetric tip, upturned tip, saddle nose) and the correction of breathing disorders, or a deviated septum..

DURATION

45 min to 2 hours.

ANESTHESIA

General anesthesia or local anesthesia with IV sedation. 

RECOVERY

Until the removal of mask and tampons the patient breathes through their mouth, while the swelling largely goes down. Rare complications.

NUMBER OF TREATMENTS

One.

RISKS

Swelling around the eyes and the surrounding tissue.

 

EYE-LID SURGERY (Blepharoplasty)

DESCRIPTION

Removal of excess loose skin and fat tissue of the upper and lower eye-lids, or the correction of eye-bags. The correction of upper and lower lids may be performed together or as separate procedures.

DURATION

The operation takes 30 minutes for upper lids and 45 for lower lids.

ANESTHESIA

Local anesthesia.

RECOVERY

24 hours after surgery it is necessary to place cold coverings on the eye lids. The stitches are removed in 6-7 days.

NUMBER OF TREATMENTS

One.

RISKS

Swelling of lids and hematoma lasting for 5-7 days. Inability of full eye closure and excessive eye tearing are temporary occurrences.

 

PROMINENT EARS (Otapostasis)

DESCRIPTION

Reduction of the angle between the ear lobe and the head and the correction of ear lobe shape.

DURATION

Around one hour (for a bilateral procedure).

ANESTHESIA

Local, although with young children not mentally prepared for the procedure, it may be performed under total anesthesia.

RECOVERY

Bandage is removed after seven days and the stitches after 2 weeks.

NUMBER OF TREATMENTS

One.

RISKS

Rarely a temporary swelling of the ear lobe and even more rarely hematoma may occur.