Liposuction of the neck, tserkikoplastika, platizmoplastika
Plastic Surgery – EuroDoctor.ru – 2009
for many people, the neck – this is the first place begins to show age. The same changes occur in people who have lost weight – the fat is gone, and the skin was left in place, and it is not smoothed independently, and hanging folds. But no matter what on your neck wrinkles and folds, all this can easily be corrected with braces. if your eyes – this is the first that can give your age, then followed them about your age says your neck. and indeed it is. With age, the neck appears horizontal and vertical lines and wrinkles, double chin and hanging skin. if you have undergone a facelift, blepharoplasty, facelift forehead and eyebrows, then your face will look younger, prettier and more attractive. But below the chin will be a totally different situation, which will be especially evident, creating a contrast with your face.
Neck Lift may consist of different procedures, depending on the case. Among them are such as: Liposuction, tservikoplastika, platizmoplastika.
Typically, for any lifting neck liposuction performed to remove excess fat. When the excess skin is removed tservikoplastike, while platizmoplastike – deleted or has already tightened neck muscles. Depending on your situation, your doctor may carry out either one, or all three procedures.
In addition, often neck lift may be included in a range of cosmetic correction of face and figure, along with such procedures as skin tightening the forehead, face and eyebrows. Moreover, there is also less invasive form of the procedure – the so-called micro-neck lift.
Is your neck lift
The ideal age at which to fit neck lift, no. It can be used in young patients and the elderly. as in other cases, a neck lift is not desirable to hold people with various chronic diseases of the heart, lungs, as well as metabolic disorders (eg diabetes).
Before deciding on a neck lift, consult with a qualified plastic surgeon as to whether you fit this intervention, what the result you expect and what you can expect from the surgery.
Preparation for surgery
like any other surgery, neck lift procedure to the patient should be prepared. To do this, the doctor examines the patient to determine his condition and the possibility of surgery. Are all the necessary blood and urine tests, an electrocardiogram. if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you currently taking any medications, be sure to tell your doctor. Self-administration of drugs to stop temporarily, that you take, you can not – talk to your doctor first!
How is the operation of tightening the neck
Usually neck lift surgery can be performed as an outpatient or in a hospital, depending on the specific condition of the patient, the volume of the operation and other factors. during a neck lift can be performed as one procedure, and several, so the duration of the operation may be from one hour or more. The operation can be performed under general anesthesia or under local anesthesia combined with sedation. In any case, there is usually no need to stay overnight in hospital.
In addition, the operation of tightening the neck and can be carried out endoscopically. that is, with no long incisions in the neck, but only with a few small incisions less than 1 cm Advantages of endoscopic neck braces consist in the fact that the operation proceeds to the patient is easier, less post-operative period runs less risk of complications and faster during recovery. In addition, it can only be carried out under local anesthesia, and after it left minor scars.
Possible complications after neck lift
as with any surgery, after tightening the neck may be some complications, which, however, are rare. Usually within a few weeks after the neck lift may experience numbness of the skin, which is associated with the intersection of small nerve branches are responsible for the sensitivity. Rarely is the phenomenon may be permanent. Among other complications may be excessive scar tissue formation. In addition, always a risk of infection accession, education, hematoma in the wound, as well as complications, I related to anesthesia. In most cases, in order to reduce the risk of complications after neck lift is important to strictly follow all the instructions your doctor before surgery and after.
Liposuction of the neck
Liposuction – a method of removing fat tissue at the point where it is abundant. Usually when lifting neck liposuction is performed first. The incision for liposuction is usually carried out under the chin, where the surgeon removes excess fat tissue. The fat is removed, of course, not a scalpel, and using a fine cannula – the tube – through which is pumped out, and adipose tissue. after liposuction to the neck overlaps the special bandage to reduce swelling and discomfort.
after liposuction may experience bruising in the neck, jaw and ear, and swelling can hold up to ten days. It is recommended to sleep with two pillows, that is in the raised position, so that was soft tissue swelling.
To reduce the risk of infectious complications antibiotics. Relief of pain is carried out using conventional painkillers. if the swelling and the pain lasts longer than usual, and there were local redness and fever, you should seek medical advice. In addition, liposuction is recommended to limit physical activity. Return to previous physical activity can be in two weeks.
Bandage to the head and neck is removed, usually the next day after surgery, but to wear an elastic bandage should be within two weeks. Sutures are removed on the seventh day after surgery. if absorbable sutures, they do not even need to shoot. The final result of liposuction surgery in the neck will be seen in three – six months.
Tservikoplastiki procedure is to remove the excess skin on the neck. this is necessary when, after a liposuction on the neck is the excess skin hanging in folds form. The incision in the tservikoplastike held under the chin and behind the ears (or in one of these areas). after that, the neck skin is cut and pulled. Further cuts are sewn. Superimposed on the wound sterile dressing. Then, on the head and neck are superimposed elastic bandage.
after surgery tservikoplastiki like after liposuction, you may experience bruising and swelling, which hold about ten days. Typically, the recovery process after tservikoplastiki flows as well as liposuction.
Platizmoplastiki procedure aimed at removing the neck folds. for this is carried out excision of excess tissue of the neck muscles and lift. Incisions are made under the chin or behind the ears, or in both areas. Next, the surgeon enters the tissue thin tool to remove any excess of the neck muscles or tighten them. Tightening of the muscles is that the surgeon sews them so that they do not form folds. after that, the cuts are closed with stitches, and the wounds are applied sterile dressings. To reduce swelling after surgery, around the neck elastic bandage is applied.
after platizmoplastiki usually in the neck, jaw and ears may be bruising and swelling. for the prevention of infectious complications of antibiotics, and for relief of pain – pain relievers. if the swelling and the pain lasts longer than usual, and there were local redness and fever, you should seek medical advice. The recovery process is the same as liposuction and tservikoplastiki.
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