To relieve the signs of the age there are different technologies of facial rejuvenation, from surgical to not surgical.
The most affected zone usually is the face. The most relevant changes are the decrease of the eyebrows, loss of volume of the cheeks and the lips, deepening of the nasogenian folds, appearance of folds peribuccal and periorbital, accompanied of different degrees of drooping of the facial and neck tissues.
To attenuate these signs we have different technologies, depending on the patient needs. Not being any substitute of the other, but complementary.
Not surgical technologies of facial rejuvenation
Botulinum Toxin A: a good choice for the wrinkles of the forehead and space between the eyebrows, with a duration of approximately 6 months. It can be combined with hyaluronic acid, to give back the volume in lips and cheekbones, or with tensile threads that produce a stimulus in the regeneration of the collagen, being more evident within a few months of his application. All this can complemented with RPR, which will improve the quality of the skin.
Surgical technologies of facial rejuvenation
Face and neck lifting: which purpose is to re-place the tissues, offering more lasting results and providing to the face a natural and agreeable appearance. Combined with fat graft from the own patient, in the same surgery, to bring back the lost volume in cheekbones and lips.
The blepharoplasty or intervention of the eyelids, can combine with the previous ones, or to be realized on its own.
The different techniques of facial rejuvenation available to us, will be applied according to the needs in each case, as well as according to the preferences of the patient. Being realistic in the expectations of improvement and knowing the achievable goals.
Specialist in Plastic Surgery
* Article published in the magazine nº 42 of Más Que Salud.