WHO SHOULD HAVE A MACS LIFT? - FACE SURGERY
You may be a good candidate for a MACS lift you experience mild or medium skin or muscle loosening and sagginess on the face or neck regions, deep nasolabial folds (nose-mouth lines), changes in the contouring of your face and neck, disappearance of youthful firmness in your face and neck or you feel you have sad and tired facial expressions.
WHAT RESULTS CAN I EXPECT FROM A MACS LIFT? - FACE SURGERY
The MACS lift is designed to give you back a younger and relaxed contour on your face and neck.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR A MACS LIFT? - FACE SURGERY
The MACS lift is commonly recommeded for patients because it is less invasive procedure with smaller scars than the other types of face lifts. The surgery involves a pulling of skin and a suturing of the deeper tissues of the neck, jowls and cheek areas. The surgery is done under general anesthesia, twilight sedation or local anesthetic.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER THE SURGERY? - FACE SURGERY
Immediately after the surgery, you will wear a compression garment on your head for 1-2 days. There may be a minimal feeling of discomfort right after the surgery which can be relieved with oral painkillers. Swelling or hematoma may develop, but will reabsorb in a matter of 2-3 weeks. Final results usually can be seen within 4-6 weeks. For more on general risks and complications associated with plastic surgery, ask your Meditours consultant or your doctor.
WHAT OTHER RECOMMENDED TREATMENTS ARE THERE WITH A MACS LIFT? - FACE SURGERY
There are other treatments that can be done together with a MACS lift to give you the best desired results you are looking for. Such treatments include an upper blepharoplasty or lower blepharoplasty (eyelid lift), eyebrow lift, chin augmentation, rhinoplasty, and laser skin resurfacing.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A MACS LIFT? - FACE SURGERY
Before you travel and at your personal consultation, the operating surgeon will inform you of all the possible risks and complications of the surgery and on how to prepare for surgery. The most important thing to know is that all surgery is associated with a risk of complications and although the chances of a major complication developing is small, this type of surgery is rarely associated with small complications.