Facelift


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A cosmetic procedure intended to make a person appear younger by removing wrinkles and excess facial skin, tightening sagging tissues, and redraping skin on the patient's face and neck
Relative contraindications Smokers—due to poor blood supply; bald—no place to hide scars; obese—unreliable and lumpy results
Complications Asymmetry, haematoma, injury to nerves—facial, great auricular—scars, sloughing of skin; signs of aging may recur in one year

facelift

Rhitidectomy Cosmetic surgery A procedure in which wrinkles and sagging soft tissues of face and neck are 'tightened', imparting a more youthful appearance Complications Asymmetry, hematoma, injury to nerves–facial, great auricular, scars, sloughing of skin; signs of aging may recur in one yr. See Weekend face lift, Nose job.

Facelift

Plastic surgery performed to remove sagging skin and wrinkles from the patient's face.
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The MACS facelift can be performed on patients with diabetes or high blood pressure because it's safer than the traditional method due to limited undermining of the skin with the MACS facelift.
A 45-year-old Biloxi woman documented her facelift experience through a series of posts on RealSelfcom during April 2013.
In just one hour-long session, a Blossom Ulthera Facelift will rejuvenate and tighten the skin and underlying muscle in the face and neck, lifting brows, eyes, cheeks and smoothing out a saggy jaw and neck.
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Business centre manager Hilary Woolard said: "The centre will be 18 years old this year and while a good standard of decor has been maintained, we felt the time was right to give the centre a well earned facelift.
Although he has not yet priced up a facelift in Wales, his Harley Street base, Plastic Surgery Partners, charges from pounds 6,400.
With a new husband and a new life to look forward to she decided she also wanted a facelift.
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in Conway as a senior escrow closer and attended a number of facelift seminars and trade shows to bone up on skin-care techniques and products.
Facelift recipients have yet another reason to smile while looking younger, thanks to a study finding that a person's second facelift is as safe as the original procedure.
MERSEYTRAVEL has spent more than pounds 24,000 on a facelift for chairman Mark Dowd and his secretary's offices.
The compact greyhound stadium will undergo a massive facelift with the racing circuit re-located and made all-sand.