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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According to Musciacchio, at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, swimmers in Arena swimwear won 46 medals, compared to 80 medals by those in Speedo suits.
Justine Whitby, sales director for Speedo UK, said: "Speedo recognises the Royal Commonwealth Pool as one of the UK's premier aquatics facilities.
Ms Tillman's appointment has come at an opportune time as 2012 is an important year for S&X, with the brand working with Speedo, New Balance and Motionhouse throughout the games.
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Acents[euro]A"I thank the Japanese swimwear maker and the swimming federation for giving me an opportunity to test the Speedo swimsuit," said Kitajima, who last set a world record at the 2003 World Championships in Spain in the 200m event.
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