Facelift and blepharoplasty: Facelift after 60 years

Written by: Dra. Nélida Grande
Edited by: Patricia Fernández Ramos

lifting 60 The passage of time is inevitable, and often face reveals aging through wrinkles, sagging and sagging skin. Sometimes these signs add even older than they actually have, and lifting, with blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery can fix the problem.

These operations Plastic Surgery are the most requested by people over 60 years as they get rejuvenate the face and give a younger look to enjoy this new stage of life. The results of the facelift and blepharoplasty are permanent, but still time goes on, so after this intervention must maintain specific care to preserve the results achieved in the operating room.


Facelift to rejuvenate after 60

The facelift is to tighten the skin of the face, removing excess skin and fat and redistributing the skin remains both the face and neck. With this surgical technique is achieved stretch zones having wrinkles or have hook with the passage of time.

There are several types and lifting techniques, depending on the area to be treated. facial fat, applied in areas most needed due to loss of fat that the skin undergoes with time and also redistributes produces descolgamiento. This complementary technique redistribution of facial fat is Lipofilling or facial Lipostructure, Coleman technique, practiced frequently in patients over 60 years.


Recovery after facelift

After surgery, the patient will remain at the hospital between 24 and 48 hours depending on the type of facelift and if there has been any other aesthetic intervention as a blepharoplasty or rhinoplasty.


Blepharoplasty for a younger look at 60 years

In certain cases , you can perform a blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery in conjunction with the lifting, in the same surgical procedure, but also can significantly rejuvenate the face in the eye area only with blepharoplasty. This surgery corrects drooping upper eyelids and bags in the lower eyelids. The operation involves removing fat and excess skin and tissue of the eyelids. In the same operation can be operated one, two, three or all four eyelids while. Additionally, you can also make fat infiltrations patient previously purified by lipostructure to fill the area of ​​dark circles, if the patient has that sunken area.

Drooping eyelids give the image of a sad look that makes them look older and tired. This trait in some cases has inherited, or simply by the passage of time and wear skin.


Recovery after blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is performed on an outpatient or hospitalization of no more than 24 hours. Sometimes it is only necessary that the patient remains under observation a few hours after the operation. Even so, it shall keep a controlled plastic surgeon in the weeks postoperatively.


Results facelift and blepharoplasty

After six weeks after surgery, optimal results will be lifting, no longer own bruises that remain after surgery. And approximately fifteen days of blepharoplasty can see very noticeable results, which will not be fully finalized until after three months.

Both eyelid surgery as the facelift redefine and rejuvenate very lasting results, one could argue that permanent, but nevertheless do not stop the clock: the natural aging process will continue, so it is advisable to follow the care recommended by your medical-aesthetic to optimize and extend the results over time.



*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Nélida Grande
Plastic surgery

Dr. Nélida Grande is a renowned specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Repair Surgery. The doctor has more than 25 years of experience, during which she has specialized in breast surgery. She is currently the Director of Clínica Nélida Grande, with headquarters in Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona and in Sabadell. He also develops his activity at the Diagonal Clinic in Barcelona.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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