This is a plastic surgical procedure that is performed to correct problems like prominent or protruding ears. The surgery reduces the ear's size producing a natural appearance .The operation does not leave any visible marks, since the incision is done just behind the ear.
This procedure aims to reshape the ear cartilage producing a graceful, pleasant, and natural look as well as reducing its size.
Auriculoplasty can be performed at an early age, approximately when the child is around six years old, since at this point the major ear growth has been completed.
Blefaroplasty, or palpebral rejuvenating surgery, is a facial rejuvenating procedure which aims to remove the signs of aging on the orbital bone area. As years go by, the skin of the eyelids tends to drop and the fat bags of the lower and upper eyelids become evident. This makes the patient look permanently "tired", and can only be corrected with plastic surgery. The operation does not leave any visible marks since the skin is incised along the eye-lash border and on the crease of the lower and upper eyelids, respectively. Blefaroplasty can be upper, lower or total.
Ptosis or dropping of the eyebrows can also occur and it can be corrected in the same surgery or with botulinum toxin injections treatment.
The goal of the chin and cheekbone surgery is to improve the patient's profile by creating a better and harmonious balance of the facial features.
To this end, it might be necessary the augmentation of the cheekbone and/ or the chin's length or projection, as well as the lips.
Depending on each patient's needs, prefabricated implants or synthetic fillers can be used.
Although placing chin and cheekbone implants is a simple procedure, it must be performed in an operating theatre. The application of fillers can be done in the doctor's office on an outpatient or ambulatory basis, and since this is not a surgical procedure, patients are allowed to continue with their daily routine immediately afterwards.
The doctor will evaluate the patients´ unique needs and desired results, and will guide them on the selection of the best procedure and material to be used.
In many cases, and in order to achieve complete good results, it might be necessary to perform a Rhinoplasty in conjunction with chin and cheekbone surgery.
See also section: "Fillers"
As time goes by, our face shows the signs of aging. The facial soft tissues lose their inherent resiliency, the neck becomes loose, ptotic, obtuse, and loses its good angle. Folds and excess skin appear around it, forming horizontal wrinkles. The aging process also causes the angularity of the face to be lost and the tissues are pulled down by the effect of gravity. The jaw line loses definition as the so called "chubby-cheeks" appear.
Also, the cheekbone structures flatten out, deepening the natural furrows of the face.
The purpose of the facial rejuvenating surgery is to correct these signs of aging, without modifying the patient's natural features, which must be always preserved. By these means, facial lifting provides satisfactory, pleasant, and natural-appearing results.
This procedure can be performed in conjunction with eyelid surgery, dermal fillers and botulinum toxin
The mini face lift is a technique similar to the facial lifting, and it is intended for middle age patients who show light signs of aging and are looking for an improvement of their appearance, without going through a long surgical procedure. The mini face lift has a quick recovery time and patients can return to work and other daily activities very soon.
Cosmetic fillers are substances used for smoothing wrinkles, creases, furrows, and facial depressions, either natural or produced as a consequence of an illness or traumatism. They can be also used for the augmentation of a specific area of the face, as for instance, the cheekbone.
The most popular uses for these substances are:
There are a wide variety of fillers in the market, and they are made of various types of materials and have different lasting effects. Patients will be advised on which dermal filler is best for them at the time of consultation.
Is a protein which works in the facial muscles by decreasing their activity, producing the reduction, and sometimes the removal of wrinkles. It is very effective when used on the upper third of the face. Botulinum toxin noticeably improves crow's feet, frown, nasal and forehead lines, and eyebrow tails.
The procedure is simple, it is performed at the doctor's office, and does not require any rest.
Results are visible within two to three days after application, lasting for approximately six months.
Botulinum toxin does not change the patient's natural features and its effects are completely reversible. It can be applied in men and women.
This procedure consists of blood extraction from the patient, it’s processed to obtain a rich platelet and growth factor serum, which is applied in face, neck, chest, or other skin area wanted to regenerate. The action mechanism is activating the fibroblast cells of the dermis skin, to produce collagen and elastin fibers, this make skin look fresh and youth. It takes around 40 minutes at all, without post-procedure recovery period.