Aging, weight loss, sun exposure may make facial changes in time and this affects the growing of folds and wrinkles. Your cheeks and neck skin may start to droop.
MACS facelift, Macs stands for Minimal Access Cranial Suspension is one of the most popular and applied techniques between lifting procedures. It aims to make the skin smoother and tighter around the cheeks, jawline, jowls. This procedure also targets saggy skin and wrinkles. Macs facelift is generally performed under general anesthesia.
The MACS Facelift surgery
By means of a small incision, the underlying tissues are raised with a stitch in front of your ear up to your hairline. Your saggy and excess skin will be taken out and your incision will be sutured delicately. As the procedure is performed in a short time and offers less downtime compared to the other techniques The Macs facelift is applied very often and popular between patients. The procedure is generally performed under general anesthesia.
Am I a good candidate for a MACS facelift procedure?
The treatment is suitable for patients with good skin tone and some sagging skin.
Recovery / downtime after MACS facelift
After having an operation on the face, it will naturally require some special care during the recovery period. Pain is typically tolerable and easily controllable with pain killers.
Generally, patients get back to their normal life a week after surgery using special facial garment to help and support the face/neck.
It is normal that your face is swollen and also you some bruising. A facial compression garment will limit these problems.
The scars are clearly noticeable shortly after the surgery, yet these will gradually fade away. Your skin is fully recovered after six weeks and you can begin to hydrate and massage the scars with a moisturizer that your surgeon suggests you to use.