With age, the skin loses its elasticity and consistency, especially in the area of the eyelids, because the skin is here its thinnest. Loss of skin elasticity also allows the formation of wrinkles around the eyes, which were initially shallow, and then become deeper and more noticeable. Eyelids are slowly but surely changing their appearance. Excess skin occurs on them in the form of bags, wrinkles and fat pads, which gives the eyes and whole face a tired and old look. Excess skin and fat on the eyelids, can only be removed by an operation called Blepharoplasty or eyelid correction.
Correction of protruding ears is among the most common procedures in aesthetic and corrective surgery. Deformity of the ear in terms of protruding is the most common hereditary anomaly among the many strains on the outer part of the ear. It is noticed immediately after birth, and later, especially during puberty, creating deep dissatisfaction. Correction of ear deformity, before enrolling a child in school, can spare the emotional trauma caused by other children teasing him because of ears sticking out of hair.
Nose surgery or rhinoplasty is a procedure designed to improve the appearance of the nose and/or solve functional problems with breathing. The nose is the most visible organ in our body and it is, therefore, the most exposed to views of others. It strongly characterizes the face of each person. Nose surgery is one of the most common operations in cosmetic surgery. Besides external deformation, there are deformations of the internal structures of the nose that causes shortness of breath. During surgery, the maxillofacial surgeon at the Bagatin Clinic is trying to solve both problems.
Cleft lip and palate are among the most common congenital malformations in the area of the head and neck. In our common language, there are ugly names like "harelip" for cleft lip and "wolf maw" for cleft palate. Once when babies were born with some form of a split, due to its aesthetic appeal and disturbed functions, especially speech, they were marked for life in a certain way in society. Today, cleft lip and palate surgery are successfully treated so these children who were born with this malformation, at the end of treatment are not different from their peers.
A double chin occurs as a result of the relaxation of flat muscles in the neck and the creation of fat pads, and those non-aesthetic fat deposits on the face and neck make many people unhappy. Its occurrence is associated with hereditance, a consequence of aging, it is often associated with excessive weight gain, but it is also found in people who are not prone to weight gain.
Facial skin is exposed to all elements and harmful substances from the environment due to which, facial skin ages faster. While other parts of the body are covered by clothing, the face is always exposed to view, so we are the most sensitive to changes that are reflected in our face.
Initial signs of aging are first seen in the reduction of elasticity of the skin and relaxation of facial muscles, the appearance of fine lines, emphasis of the natural folds of the face and changes in the contours of the face. Facelift is now a very successful procedure for removing and mitigating these changes, and the effect of a rejuvenated look lasts more than five years. After the expiry of this period, the face will still look better than it would look without surgery.
The position of the eyebrows is an important factor in facial appearance. Lowering the eyebrows come within the aging process of skin and subcutaneous tissue. Usually the appearance of a young face interprets as fresh, bright and cheerful, while expression in mature age reveals a serious and tired impression. Such impressions are primarily contributed by the position of the eyebrows, and the correction of eyebrows often requires surgery for rejuvenation.
The neck is one of the first areas that shows the first signs of aging and often, because of visibility, causes patient's dissatisfaction. Changes in the neck usually involve a combination of fat, folds of excess skin and muscle relaxation (platysmas). Surgical intervention requires careful preoperative analysis of each of these components and, depending on the findings, appropriate surgical procedure.