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Rhytidectomy

As we age, the effects of gravity, sun and daily stress can affect our appearance. A facelift can help reduce the signs of aging and provide a more rested and freshappearance. Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz works closely with you to achieve the most natural results according to your needs and expectations. Her talent, experience and surgical skill are some aspects for which thousands of patients seek Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz for a facial cosmetic procedure as rhytidectomy or facelift.

Please contact Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz for more information about the facelift or rhytidectomy to schedule a consultation and assessment of your case.

Is Rhytidectomy right for me?

The facelift is suitable for those who feel young at heart but are unhappy with the apparent signs of aging.

As time passes, hereditary factors , the constant exposure to sun , gravity and certain habits of lifestyle such as smoking can negatively impact the health and texture of your skin , leaving noticeable signs of premature aging on your face.

Preoperative for Rhytidectomy

Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz makes all pre-operative recommendations for you to prepare for the rhytidectomy.

Facelift or Rhytidectomy

Rhytidectomy or facelift surgery is designed to elevate the soft tissues of the face. The general objectives of the facelift are tighten loose skin, fat redistribution that has migrated to unwanted areas of the face and restore muscle tone.

In the Facelift its important to assess the age of the patient, the characteristics of the skin, muscle and tissue elasticity, it should be clear which are the components that must be corrected and so determine whether it is required to remove excess fat, tightening underlying muscles, rehabilitation of the skin of the face and neck and thus the most appropriate surgical approach, which can be in front of the ear or in the posterior region of the same, using top notch technology material to lift the tissue.

It can be combined with ultrasound technique that gives greater strength and less signs of inflammation than conventional technique, the scars are not very noticeable.

A facelift can be done alone or combined with the above techniques, it can also be combined with other facial rejuvenation procedures such as neck lift, brow lift or eyelid surgery, to optimize the aesthetic result of the facelift.

Recovering from a Rhytidectomy

Patients recovering from rhytidectomy can plan to be out of their jobs or daily activities for a week or two. Although many of the symptoms will disappear in the first week, iy takes approximately two weeks for the visible signs of the facelift to be less noticeable.

During the first days after surgery, patients must have their head elevated, even when they are resting. Patients may experience mild discomfort in the affected area. Oral analgesics are directed by Dr. Ruiz in order to reduce discomfort to the area affected by the surgery, this area may be bruised or swollen, but these are expected symptoms and disappear within seven days of your rhytidectomy. The suture does not dissolve on its own and will be removed during a follow-up visit with the patient ten days after the surgery.

Results of a Rhytidectomy

The aesthetic results of the rhytidectomy can last between 5 and 10 years depending on the habits of your lifestyle such as smoking and sun exposure, in addition to your genetic factors.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz please call us at (+57 2) 513 15 72 or complete the contact form found on this page. We´ll gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have about facial surgery. Our offices are located in the health centers of Cali and Jamundi, where we serve both domestic and foreign patients who come seeking human quality, professionalism and excellent results that only one of the best plastic surgeons in Colombia can offer.

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Rhytidectomy

As we age, the effects of gravity, sun and daily stress can affect our appearance. A facelift can help reduce the signs of aging and provide a more rested and freshappearance. Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz works closely with you to achieve the most natural results according to your needs and expectations. Her talent, experience and surgical skill are some aspects for which thousands of patients seek Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz for a facial cosmetic procedure as rhytidectomy or facelift.

Please contact Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz for more information about the facelift or rhytidectomy to schedule a consultation and assessment of your case.

Is Rhytidectomy right for me?

The facelift is suitable for those who feel young at heart but are unhappy with the apparent signs of aging.

As time passes, hereditary factors , the constant exposure to sun , gravity and certain habits of lifestyle such as smoking can negatively impact the health and texture of your skin , leaving noticeable signs of premature aging on your face.

Preoperative for Rhytidectomy

Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz makes all pre-operative recommendations for you to prepare for the rhytidectomy.

Facelift or Rhytidectomy

Rhytidectomy or facelift surgery is designed to elevate the soft tissues of the face. The general objectives of the facelift are tighten loose skin, fat redistribution that has migrated to unwanted areas of the face and restore muscle tone.

In the Facelift its important to assess the age of the patient, the characteristics of the skin, muscle and tissue elasticity, it should be clear which are the components that must be corrected and so determine whether it is required to remove excess fat, tightening underlying muscles, rehabilitation of the skin of the face and neck and thus the most appropriate surgical approach, which can be in front of the ear or in the posterior region of the same, using top notch technology material to lift the tissue.

It can be combined with ultrasound technique that gives greater strength and less signs of inflammation than conventional technique, the scars are not very noticeable.

A facelift can be done alone or combined with the above techniques, it can also be combined with other facial rejuvenation procedures such as neck lift, brow lift or eyelid surgery, to optimize the aesthetic result of the facelift.

Recovering from a Rhytidectomy

Patients recovering from rhytidectomy can plan to be out of their jobs or daily activities for a week or two. Although many of the symptoms will disappear in the first week, iy takes approximately two weeks for the visible signs of the facelift to be less noticeable.

During the first days after surgery, patients must have their head elevated, even when they are resting. Patients may experience mild discomfort in the affected area. Oral analgesics are directed by Dr. Ruiz in order to reduce discomfort to the area affected by the surgery, this area may be bruised or swollen, but these are expected symptoms and disappear within seven days of your rhytidectomy. The suture does not dissolve on its own and will be removed during a follow-up visit with the patient ten days after the surgery.

Results of a Rhytidectomy

The aesthetic results of the rhytidectomy can last between 5 and 10 years depending on the habits of your lifestyle such as smoking and sun exposure, in addition to your genetic factors.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz please call us at (+57 2) 513 15 72 or complete the contact form found on this page. We´ll gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have about facial surgery. Our offices are located in the health centers of Cali and Jamundi, where we serve both domestic and foreign patients who come seeking human quality, professionalism and excellent results that only one of the best plastic surgeons in Colombia can offer.

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Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz

Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz is passionate about helping women with their inner and outer beauty through plastic surgery practice.

Dr. Ruiz is a surgeon specialized in plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery certified by the ColombianSociety of Plastic Surgery with over 15 years of experience in the field.

Dr . Elizabeth Ruiz uses her extensive experience and feminine sensibility to understand the goals and dreams of her patients and achieve their expectations in order to improve their lives.