Baja Plastic Surgical MedSpa
What is a Rhytidectomy?
Rhytidectomy it’s a plastic esthetic surgery which it eliminates the wrinkles of the skin, and, even if it can be done in any place, the most common it’s the facial Rhytidectomy, that means, eliminate the facial wrinkles.
Some other ways to call the Rhytidectomy are: facial lifting, ritidoplasty.
It’s a procedure made in the operating room with general anesthesia. With doing a few incisions in the face, the skin is taking to stretch it and that makes the face look younger and fresh.
Who is the best candidate?
The people with 40 years old or more.
The face is one of the first body parts that shows the age signs, people is always looking for making the face look younger.
What do I have to do before the procedure?
If you smoke, you have to leave it for at least one month before the surgery. Some medications increase the risk of bleeding such as aspirin; anti inflammatory drugs, some vitamins and homeopathic remedies which should be avoided before surgery.
How long is the recovery time?
After the face “lifting” the patient can resume work activities in 10-14 days and normal activities within two to six weeks. sun exposure is not permitted for a few months and the patient is usually recommended the use of a facial sunblock sunscreen.