After a face lift, a poor quality technical work very characteristic deformity can be produced, notwithstanding it may be also a consequence of an unavoidable complication. Essentially, it consists of the loss of the hair follicles on a particular area of the scalp, which reveals the performance of a surgery, because it causes a great artificiality.
Hair follicles need optimal blood supply to be alive and survive surgery, being very sensitive to blood flow impairment due to different reasons like incision closure under excessive tension, skin necrosis, etc. Additionally a scar sutured under tension may widen (dehiscence) overtime and therefore lead to a wide scarry patch which is necessarily bald (scars carry no hair follicles ever).
There are several causes of its origin, usually all are present, being among others: excessive traction of the skin, absence of work on the facial fascia or SMAS and on the platysma (muscle of the jowls and neck), the realization of a traditional exclusively cutaneous face lift, lack of facial support, poor distribution of the facial skin (non homogeneous) or the greater removal or tightening of skin on one part of the face compared to the rest.
The treatment consists of performing a secondary results revision surgery, completely undermining the face lift again, redistribute the skin and its tension in a homogeneous way, change the traction vectors, make a complete and correct treatment of the SMAS and the platysma, revise the scars and correctly adjust the skin; eventually some kind of scalp plasty has to be applied.
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