Endoscopic midface lift is also called midface lift. Endoscopic mid-face lift aesthetics eliminates the sagging, wrinkled and sunken appearance of the targeted mid-face and gives the person a younger, brighter facial expression. This aesthetic surgery, in which the midface area is shaped with the endoscopic method, gives the face a more aesthetic appearance. Endoscopic mid-face lift is an aesthetic operation mostly preferred by women.
Where is the Mid-Face?
The midface is the center of the face. The mid-face is the region that follows the right and left lines of the nose along the under-eye line, including the cheekbones and upper cheeks. Imagine a perpendicular line drawn from the outer corners of the eyelids down to the lips. The middle face represents this region. In summary, there are structures such as the lower eyelids, cheeks and cheekbones in the midface area.
Why Does the Mid Face Sagging?
Structures such as under-eye, cheek and cheekbones, which are quite remarkable in the face area; Due to aging and gravity, it loses its former firmness and fullness over time, and images such as sagging and bagging occur in these areas. In short, the signs of aging first appear in these areas and the mid-face area sags. This sagging and loss of fullness can sometimes be structural at younger ages.
The most important reason for mid-face sagging is advancing age. As we age, the amount of collagen and hyaluronic acid in our skin decreases and the skin loses its vitality, elasticity, in short, its youth. Reasons such as rapid weight loss, exposure to intense sunlight, irregular sleep, excessive stress or not taking care of the skin adversely affect skin quality and may lead to sagging of the midface area.
Mid-face sagging may occur differently in each person. Because the lower eyelid, cheekbones and cheeks have individual structural differences. E.g; Some people have stronger cheekbones. In these people, the degree of midface sagging is less. However, in some people, because the cheekbones are very weak, mid-face sagging and aging are more common.
Why Should An Endoscopic Mid Face Lift Be Done?
The loss of elasticity and fullness of the skin due to the effect of gravity and aging causes a decrease in the plump appearance of the cheeks and sagging of the cheeks downwards over time. This sagging causes the midface area to appear flat and flat. Under-eye bags become very noticeable. The lower eyelid is deformed and extends downward.
It also causes lines called nasolabial region to form between the drooping cheeks, nose and lip edges. As the midface area gains this appearance over time, the face loses its oval shape and turns into a square face. After mid-face sagging, the person has an older, tired and unhappy face profile. Endoscopic mid-face lift to save the person who lost facial aesthetics due to mid-face sagging; ie midface lifting process is applied.
What is Endoscopic Midface Lift\Midface Lifting?
Endoscopic midface lift; In other words, midface lifting is a facial aesthetic operation that eliminates the effects of aging such as loss of volume and sagging in the midface area. Endoscopic mid-face lift surgery is performed to restore the aesthetic appearance by eliminating the problems in the lower eyelids, cheeks, cheekbones and nasolabial regions.
The aim of endoscopic mid-face lift surgery is to aesthetically pull up the sagging structures in the mid-face area, to replace the soft tissue, and to provide distance and symmetry between the lower eyelid and cheek. After the endoscopic mid-face lift, the sagging cheeks and under-eye bags are lifted up with the lifting effect. The cheekbones are reshaped. The nasolabial region lines between the nose and lips are removed. The soft tissue structure lost in the midface area is renewed. Those who have endoscopic mid-face lift will have a younger and brighter face shape with a tighter skin structure in a short time. Endoscopic mid-face lift contributes to a positive change in facial expression.
How is Endoscopic Mid-Face Lift Performed?
Endoscopic mid-face lift surgery endoscopic; that is, it is performed with closed surgical techniques. First, a few small incisions are made in the lower eyelids or scalp area, depending on the condition of the person. Usually, small incisions are made on the scalp at the level of the temple. With the cameras sent through these small holes, the mid-face area is clearly seen and a face lift is provided according to the face profile. Endoscopic mid-face lift surgery is an effective and long-lasting surgery.
During the endoscopic mid-face lift surgery, the soft tissues in this area are first released by entering under the bone membrane. Then, according to the most suitable aesthetic plan for the person, fixation is achieved by pulling the fat pads directly upwards or slightly upwards and crosswise. Thus, the cheekbones become prominent again and the cheeks appear fuller. With this surgery, the midface area is shaped to achieve an ideal aesthetic appearance and moved upwards.
Large incisions are not made for endoscopic mid-face lift surgery. The procedure is done through several small incisions. During the endoscopic mid-face lift surgery, no large incisions are made on the facial skin or the skin is not removed. Bone structure, nerves or muscles are also untouched; no damage is done. These advantages in endoscopic mid-face lift surgery also minimize the risk of cosmetic scars.
No pain or pain is felt during the endoscopic mid-face lift surgery performed under general anesthesia. Although the facial rejuvenation surgery with endoscopic mid-face lift varies according to the condition of the person, it takes an average of 2 hours. However, sometimes this operation can be combined with procedures such as Eyelid Aesthetics or Fat Injection. In the case of adding different aesthetic operations, the duration of the operation may be extended. Since general anesthesia will be applied in endoscopic mid-face lift surgery, the person stays in the hospital on the day of surgery and is discharged the next day.