Face lift, blepharoplasty, otoplasty

Facial lifting

Nowadays more types of facelift exist that allow the improvement of the face and neck appearance due to ageing, be it on a local or larger area.

The cervico-facial lift is the most frequent one. It involves the surgical correction of the ageing process at the neck and face level, from the temples region to the edge of the mandible. This surgery is being done for an aesthetic reason; therefore, it cannot be covered by the health insurances.-The cervico-facial lifting can be done from the moment the ageing signs appear, generally starting from 40-45 years old.

The muscles are re-placed under tension, in such a way to correct the relaxation. Afterwards the skin is readapted to the new shapes of the face (not stretched excessively). This double action leads to a natural look result (because the skin is not excessively stretched), lasting (the muscular level is solid) and very simple post surgery treatment.

The possible excessive fat can be treated with liposuction, or in case of an empty, skinny face, autologous fat can be injected during the surgery.

This surgery can be associated with other surgeries of the face: eyelid aesthetic surgery (blepharoplasty), ageing and forehead wrinkling correction (frontal lifting) or other medico-surgical therapeutic gestures (laser abrasion, dermabrasion, chemical peeling, filling injection or wrinkles correction treatment).

Cutaneous incisions are in their majority hidden by the hair on the head and around the ears. The scars being barely visible.

Endoscopic lifting

Endoscopy is a surgical technique used for many years in many specialties. It consists of performing an intervention without a complete “opening”, only by introducing a mini-camera which will allow to watch on a TV screen the surgical gestures made with special instruments. It often allows to minimize operator trauma and especially to greatly reduce scars. This technique has been adapted to aesthetic surgery, and its major indication is in the treatment of the upper part of the face, from the frontal level and the samples to the mouthpiece. This is ‘endoscopic lifting’.

The intervention is aimed at correcting the disabilities present at this level, whether they are hereditary or due to age, and is done through small scaled incisions on the scalp (head hair).

The principle consists in carrying out the overall take-off at the bone for a subsequent repositioning of tissues and keeping them to the required level by a deep fixation.

Thus it is possible to act on the middle floor level of the face, in the region of cheeks, cheeks and nazo-genian folds.

An endoscopic lifting can be done in isolation or can be associated, if necessary, with numerous gestures complementary to the face: blepharoplasty (aesthetic surgery of the eyelids), cantopexia (lift of the eye corner), cervico-facial lifting (lifting of the face and neck) , laser treatment, dermabrasion, chemical peeling, botulinum toxin injection, etc …

An endoscopic lifting is intended to correct the ups and downs of the face and replace the ‘tired’ or ‘severe’ aspect with a fresh and relaxed look.

Photo with endoscopic view of zigomatic facial nerve

Otoplasty

The correction of the removed ears requires surgery called otoplasty aimed at remodeling the pavilions considered excessively visible. Usually surgery is performed on the two ears, but sometimes it may be unilateral.

An otoplasty aims to correct the cartilage abnormalities present at the level of the ear pavilion and responsible for the “off-look” appearance. The intervention aims at the final correction of these anomalies remodeland cartilage to get “recollected”, symmetrical, waist and natural looking ears allowing to end the mockery and other unpleasant remarks that may be the origin of certain psychological difficulties or school conflicts. An otoplasty can be performed in adults or adolescents, but usually correction is recommended from childhood, and can be practiced from the age of 5-6 years, when the child notices this aspect and disturbs it.

Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty surgery refers to the eyelid interventions, and involves the eliminations of the physical and appearances discomforts, be it natural of due to the ageing process. The surgery can be done for the upper eyelids or for the all four ones. A blepharoplasty can be also associated with other face surgeries such as frontal lift, cervico-facial lift, laser treatment, chemical peeling, wrinkless correction etc.) These can be done either in the same cosmetic surgery or in a separate one. A blepharoplasty corrects the ageing signs at the eyelids level, and replaces the “tired” appearance with a more rested and relaxed one. The surgery is performed on women and men as well, generally after the age of 40. Sometimes the surgery is done earlier when the causes are not age related, for example in the “fat bags” case of the lower eyelid.

Doctor Porumb has done one year training under the guidance of the renowned Professor Laurent Lantieri, the first surgeon that has done a complete face transplant, playing a very important role in the field.
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