What words should I know about facelift surgery?
Drugs and/or gases used during an operation to relieve pain and alter consciousness.
Blood pooling beneath the skin.
Sedatives administered by injection into a vein to help you relax.
Deep creases below the lower eyelids.
Deep creases between the nose and cheek
Relaxed skin at the sides of the chin.
Medication injected directly to the incision during an operation to numb the skin.
Rhytidectomy (removal of wrinkles)
Also known as facelift, reduces sagging of the mid-face, jowls and neck.
Submuscular aponeurotic sheath: tissue under the skin, overlying the facial muscles, that is often repositioned in a facelift to improve contours.
A technique with a deeper dissection to elevate the cheek tissue to improve contours.