The facelift is the surgery that creates the biggest change among all aesthetic surgeries. Although for many years performed more frequently in recent years in Turkey it was perceived as only an operation claimed by celebrities. Today’s modern life and business life has accelerated compared to 50 years ago, people have lived in more social life than in the past, increased working time, stress factors, increased sun exposure, decreased organic nutrition as a result of all these people become older The average human life as well as prolonged.
Who Can Get Facelift Aesthetics?
- Sagging on the face
- Wrinkles around the mouth,
- Reduction of facial adipose tissue volume
- Aesthetic non-throat formation
- Sagging of the jaw skin
- Confidence problems due to this loss of form in the entire face area.
What Should be Considered Before Facelift Surgery?
Aspirin, vitamin E-like drugs and herbal tea should be discontinued before facelift surgery. Smoking delays wound healing, especially in the facelift. Smoking should be stopped 3 weeks before surgery. Since the hair cannot be dyed for 1 month after surgery, it can be dyed 1 week in advance. Keeping the hair long helps to hide the dressings used after surgery.
How is Surgery Performed?
As well as general anaesthesia, local anaesthesia and intravenous sedation can be applied. Normally it takes 2-2.5 hours. It is possible to go home on the same day. If additional procedures (nose, eyelid, etc.) are performed, surgery may be prolonged. The facelift is a surgery that leaves a mark. However, this trace is not clear. The scars are hidden in the scalp in the temple area, in front of and behind the ears. If the fat under the chin is removed, a trace of 3-5 mm remains under the chin, and if the eyelid and forehead stretching are added, additional scars remain on the eyelids and scalp. In general, however, these marks are unclear and concealable.
What to Expect After Face Lifting?
It is natural to have a general swelling and bruising, numbness and tension feeling on the face after facelift surgery. During surgery, some facial nerves may be affected by anaesthesia, so slight asymmetries on the face may be observed. These asymmetries resolve spontaneously within 3-5 days.
After face lifting, eyes, nose and mouth are left open. Wraps are opened after 2-3 days. After some surgeries, a drain can be inserted to remove excess fluid accumulated in the tissue. Resistances are taken within 2 days at the latest. If the stitches are not of the self-melting type, they are removed within 1 week.
From the 2nd postoperative day, the patient can stand up and do his work at home. The patient can return to work and makeup after one week later with the removal of the sutures and swelling.
It is recommended to avoid heavy exercise and excessive sunlight for several months after facelift surgery.
How Does A Face Lift Aesthetic Trace Work?
In traditional facelifting surgeries, the incision is usually made immediately into the forehead hairline, and the incision continues around the ear and ends in the lower scalp. The adipose tissue is arranged under the chin, face and neck, the excess is removed and repositioned. An incision is made under the chin, the ageing and sagging neck are rearranged. The circumference of the ears, eyelids and upper lip area is shaped by small incisions for repositioning. Aesthetic procedures are performed with the utmost care in the closure of the incisions.
Nose Aesthetics (Rhinoplasty)
Nose aesthetics, nose anatomy after a detailed examination, taking into account the expectations and demands of the person, the most appropriate way to reshape the nose is the surgery.
There are many nasal structures. People who do not like the shape of the nose, so people who have social or psychological distress get the nose esthetics.
Is There A Nose Aesthetic Age Limit?
As the musculoskeletal system is expected to complete adequate development in nasal aesthetic surgery, the bone development of children is expected to be completed. Nose aesthetics is not based on age, but the development of bone and cartilage structure. However, according to the development of the bucket ear surgery more quickly completing the child’s psychology, even considering the age of 6 can be performed. Although there is not an upper limit in plastic surgery, it should be considered that anaesthesia and postoperative complications may increase in later years. However, aesthetic surgery can be performed if the patient does not have different conditions that may prevent him/her to get anaesthesia by looking at his / her general condition.
How Should the Preparation Process for Nose Aesthetics Be?
To plan nasal esthetic surgery, you need to be examined and share your requests or complaints with your doctor. If you talk to your doctor about what kind of nose you want to have, you will be given detailed information. At the same time, you will be shown some visuals on the computer and you will have a chance to get a more detailed idea of the shape of the nose after surgery. However, after the surgery, you need to know that the nose will not take the shape you want immediately. After the nasal aesthetics, a period of 6 months to 1 year must be left behind for the shape to be fully revealed.
How Can I See What Kind of Nose I Will Have After Surgery?
There are computer programs prepared for this purpose. Your doctor will probably give you an idea. However, with these programs, real surgery planning and measurement cannot be made and can only give a general idea.
If your doctor uses one of the new measurement-based techniques, he or she will want to make measurements on your images. For this purpose, either by taking a photo of your hand by holding a ruler will measure accordingly or print the picture taken in real size.
How is Nose Surgery Performed?
Rhinoplasty is performed by plastic surgeons under general anaesthesia in a hospital environment. Open or closed surgery technique is used. In the closed technique, all incisions are made through the nose. In the open technique, in addition to the intranasal incisions, a small incision in the base of the tip of the nose is included. Which technique is applied depends on the patient’s condition and the preference of the surgeon. Breathing problems and aesthetic concerns during the operation are essential to ending.
Employees can return to work within a week. However, attention should be paid for hard work. You should not rush to see the new shape of the nose. This should take up to 6 months. In this process, the nose should be protected from sunlight and precautions should be taken against impacts. The lens should be preferred instead of wearing glasses. What is important is that patients like the new nose shape created at the end of the nose aesthetics. This will all be left behind.
Scoop Ear Aesthetics (Otoplasty)
Scoop ear deformity is a condition where the auricle is bent forward, as opposed to the normal anatomical position. Scoop ear is a common problem in children which can be the source of important psychosocial, emotional or behavioural problems. It is the most common congenital ear deformity. Bucket ear operations are safe operations.
Scoop Ear Surgery Should be Done at What Age?
It is generally accepted that the ears have completed their development around the age of 6 years. Therefore, to prevent possible psychological traumas, it is recommended to correct ear deformations and scoop ear surgeries around 6-7 years of age, especially before school age. If this period is considered as the earliest age at which the operation can be performed, scoop ear surgery can be performed in all individuals above this age, who do not have any obstacle to the operation.
Scoop Ear Surgery Method
Scoop ear surgery takes about 1.5 hours for my cases. Of course, in the presence of additional conditions, accompanied by different deformations, this period may be extended in patients who have undergone previous surgery. Although the types of operations vary according to the problem in the ear, the incision is made behind the ear in all scoop ear surgeries. Therefore, there is no scar on the front of the ear or noticed by others. With the incision made from the back of the ear, some skin is removed and cartilage tissue is reached.
There are many different surgical techniques for correcting the scoop ear. In some of these, portions of the cartilage tissue are sometimes removed or the ear is shaped by gently rasping the cartilage without removing the tissue. The ear folds backwards without deteriorating the anatomical fold structure. Also, permanent stitches are put to prevent reopening. Put the latest skin seams.
Points to Consider After Scoop Ear Surgery
The scoop is laid so that the head is elevated after ear surgery. Strenuous movements such as straining and heavy lifting should be avoided to avoid any bleeding complications. Also, blood-diluting aspirin and so on. medicines and herbal products such as green tea should not be consumed.
The bandage is not removed for the first five days after scoop ear surgery. Afterwards, a special tape is used for 15 days to prevent unwitting curvature of the ears, especially at night, which is not necessary during the day and the patient can continue his daily life.
The skin of the auricle becomes more edematous than normal for the first month after scoop ear surgery, the skin becomes thinner over time and the colour becomes completely normal. Silicone-containing creams are used for the surgical scar behind the ear, which takes an average of one year to last.
Eyelid Aesthetics (Blepharoplasty)
Eyelid plastic surgery is called ‘Blepharoplasty’ in medical literature. Eyelids have a special importance because they are the thinnest skin structure of the body, they protect very sensitive structures, they are constantly moving and they are easily affected by environmental-genetic factors. The signs of ageing start in the 30s with the formation of wrinkles and eye bags that first occur around the eyes. The tension of the eyelids decreases with the effect of the passing time, sagging and bagging occur due to the pressure exerted by the fat tissues on the deep parts.
Eyelid surgery can be performed not only for aesthetic reasons but also because of congenital or subsequent eyelid sagging, miscarriage or skin tumours on the eyelid. Aesthetic eyelid surgeries can be planned for functional reasons as well as increasing the visual fields, opening the eyes more easily and facilitating many important daily activities such as reading books.
Eyelid Aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) How Old?
Eyelid aesthetics are mostly performed by individuals over 35 years of age. Because the signs of ageing in the eyelids often begin to appear after these ages. However, anyone in need of medical care can have it done at any age. Surgery cannot stop the ageing of the eyelids, but it lasts for 7-8 years. After surgery, the tired face expression is replaced by a lively and serene appearance.
What Should be Done Before Aesthetic Eyelid Surgery?
As with all surgeries, aspirin and cigarette smoking should be discontinued 3 weeks before eyelid aesthetics (blepharoplasty). Again, especially in the last week, drugs that can dilute blood should be avoided and similar substances should not be used. Also, the following should not be used before the operation can be listed as:
- Herbal products such as green tea, cherry stalk, tomato seeds and flax seeds,
- Slimming products,
Eyelid (Blepharoplasty) Aesthetics How?
Before cosmetic surgery to be applied to the eyelids; eyebrows, forehead, lower eyelid and cheeks. During operation, the excess skin on the upper lid is removed and the buildup on the eyelid is eliminated. During this operation, the eyebrow edges of the patient are also removed. Also, the eyebrows can be raised by using an endoscope when necessary.
In the lower eyelids, the relationship between the deteriorated eyelid and cheek is corrected. The recovery oils in the lower cover are removed and carried on the cheek. During this process, the mid-face area is also moved upwards. If necessary, fat injections can be applied to the cheek or around the eyes or laser can be applied for fine wrinkles.
What is the Recovery Process of Aesthetic Eyelid Surgery?
After aesthetic eyelid surgery, oedema (swelling) and redness may occur around your eyes. 2-3. These bumps are replaced by bruises on the following days, and the bruises completely disappear and become almost normal when your stitches and bands around your eyes are removed a week later. After the surgery, eye drops, antibiotics, painkillers, oedema reducing drugs such as drugs will be prescribed to you by your doctor. In the first week after aesthetic eyelid surgery, you should avoid activities such as reading books, using computers and watching television that may cause dry eye. At the end of the first week, you feel good enough to do your normal activities, but you should avoid heavy exercise and activities for four weeks.
Cheek Aesthetics (Hollywood Cheek)
As we know, face shape is one of the most important criteria of beauty and attractiveness. For this reason, the face of the chin, cheek, and other areas of the face, which we call the golden ratio, are popular. One of the most important criteria in the golden ratio is that the chin and cheeks form triangles. Thus, the face looks younger, more attractive and aesthetic.
This operation, which is performed by many Hollywood stars in the USA, provides very satisfactory results in an aesthetic sense.
How Old Can Bichectomy Be Performed?
Experts recommend that the cheek on the cheeks should not be removed before the age of twenty or twenty-five. It is good for the person not to be taken before the age of 20 unless there is a very extreme example to avoid any problems in the future. Because until this age, the thickness of the fat layers, the fullness of the cheeks decreases at later ages, so it must be at a certain age. In this process, the genetic characteristics of the individual are also determinant.
How Bichectomy Surgery is Performed
One of the question marks in mind of those who think about this operation is how. General anaesthesia is generally preferred. In some cases, local anaesthesia is also applied. Fat is taken from the cheek with a 1 cm incision through the mouth. Thus, the patient will not feel pain. Cheek aesthetics (fat removal from the cheek) operation is usually performed under general anaesthesia lasts approximately 45 minutes is a surgical procedure. However, cheek aesthetics, or Hollywood cheek aesthetics, can also be applied under sedation.
What is to be Done in the Postoperative Period?
Liquid food should be preferred on the first day as there are small stitches in the cheek area in the mouth. The next day you can slowly switch to normal food. In the first 3 days, it is necessary to keep the seams sterile with an oral mouthwash. Already there is almost no mercy in the area where the stitches, patients sometimes forget that even stitches and these stitches melt within a few days. Very slight sensitivity in the cheek area also disappears within a few days. Our patients can return to work even on the same day. The noble image of the cheek begins to appear within 3 weeks.