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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Storm had a flap of skin flopping over her nostrils which was constricting her airways, so vets carried out the facelift to raise the skin clear of her nose.
Vet Stephanie Marshall said: "A facelift is an uncommon procedure for a dog but we know it will make a huge difference in improving her quality of life.
One lucky reader can win the non-invasive, no downtime, lunchhour facelift the USA is raving about, including Friends actress Courtney Cox.
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