Facial rejuvenation procedures have evolved significantly since the beginning of the century XX. New techniques of facial rejuvenation and others procedures focus on providing rejuvenation natural facial, lasting results, less complications, and reduced morbidity. Covas-Lift is a new technique for rejuvenation and facial improvement; is an innovative technique, ideal for any type of people, both for men or women even at an early age. It consists of the integration of surgical and non-surgical procedures for reposition the fallen tissues and give the skin a renewal complete, observe an incredible change immediately and giving naturalness and beauty to the face. p>
Speaking of Covas-Lift is to refer to the "new era in the rejuvenation and facial improvement. " Compared to others procedures such as facial cosmetic surgery, cosmetic surgery endoscopic facial and S-Lift, is safer than others , since is a complex technique and at the same time very practical. With the help of some creams, chemical exfoliation and very satisfactory results are achieved in the patient
This technique is surgical because can be combined with other procedures , in order to obtain more visible and significant, such as: Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty, liposuction of the neck and bichectomy, among others; and is technique non-surgical because combined with a deep application of chemical exfoliation, to achieve results without equal.
Preparing the patient's skin is important and vital because it is 50% of the success of our procedure. Time skin preparation is four 4 to six weeks.
Using creams one week before the procedure. Further care of the treatment is simple. The application of cream after treatment is necessary once finishes the chemical exfoliation phase, as it guarantees us a hydration of the skin as it should be. With the indications medical recovery in a relatively short time.
Procedure in Detail
Patients are photographed from the first consultation for your medical history and evaluation. The preparation of the skin begins from the first day of four to six weeks before the procedure with antipigment creams (night care cream) to avoid blackheads on the skin. During the day, day cream, (moisturizer) and sunscreen 50% every three hours. The patient must suspend the application of anti-pigment creams a week before the surgery to prevent serious damage to the peeling process. In a seated position, the vectors are marked in front of the patient; If we are going to perform an additional surgery it is marked in the Same time. The patient is taken to the operating room; We use general anesthesia with Sevorane®, we clean the surgical area with Microdacyn® (antiseptic) and apply local anesthesia with 2% lidocaine with epinephrine plus an ampoule of adrenaline and we waited 20 minutes.
The 4 procedures performed at Covas-Lift lift are:
1. Subperiosteal subarachnoid: intraoral incision and separate the tissue to the zygomatic arch
2. Suspension threads: then we make an incision in the area 3 cm long and we go by the galea deep temporal muscle, with an innovative double 18 cm long beveled curve needle, which has a small sliding hole where it can anchor a 2/0 non-absorbable suture, lifting the malar tissue tracing as much as the aesthetic needs of the patient by creating suspension loops. The suture is anchored to the deep gauge in the temporal area providing more support fabric.
3. Transfer of fat: you get the fat of any part of the body and place it in the marked areas preoperative procedures to increase volume. As well we make the Nano graft in drop. p>
4. Exfoliation: Skin was prepared 6 weeks before procedure with evening cream care with retinol.
Postoperatively, the patient is put on a garment of elastic compression of double chin, to minimize edema. Put in a semi-fowler position, then give them a wetter cream for a week, and recommended a sunscreen SPF 50+, not less than that, every 3-4 hours per 2 months, no make-up, no hair spray, no perfume and exposure of the sun.
This study includes 647 cases over a period of 6 years which were performed using the technique of elevation of Covas-Lift. The mean age of the patients was 58 years (from 38 to 86). The maximum follow-up period was of 24 months and of 6 months minimum. The average follow-up was 12 months. Since the beginning of the technique in 2010, only traction in 157 patients (37 men, 120 women), the remainder patients have combined with fat transfer or any other surgical procedure.