Face

 

Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is a surgery to correct the upper and lower eyelids. It can will help to restore openness and freshness to your eyes, and to you – a sense of your own attractiveness.

Blepharoplasty of the upper eyelids. The correction will help to eliminate excess skin, in which the eyelids hang over the eyes, making the look heavy and gloomy.

Blepharoplasty of the lower eyelids. This type of surgery is used to eliminate fatty hernias on the lower eyelids – one of the most recognizable signs of aging, remove excess skin under the eyes and correct an eye incision.

On average, surgery to correct the lower or upper eyelids in our clinic takes 30–40 minutes. The exact time depends on the type of blepharoplasty selected.
3-5 hours after the operation is completed, the bandage is removed from the eyes – the doctor evaluates the condition of the lower and upper eyelids and general indicators of your health. After that, the surgeon gives you recommendations on how to go through the recovery period, sets a date for a follow-up visit to the clinic, and you can go home. The removal of sutures (if they are not self-absorbable) is carried out after 5 days.

Jaw Surgery

Orthognathic surgery refers to repositioning the upper jaw, the lower jaw, or sometimes both jaws to make sure that they fit together the proper way. After repositioning one, or both jaws your teeth will be aligned (occlusion) properly. Results of the surgery include eating/chewing better, and breathing better.

Before the day of surgery, we will take x-rays and impressions of your teeth. Then Dr. Wegge will develop a blueprint and plan the exact movements that will be performed to determine the final position of your jaw.

You will have to adhere to a soft diet for at least 3 weeks. Bruising and swelling are expected after surgery, as well as numbness of the lower lip, chin, and cheeks due to irritated facial nerves. A special mouthwash will be prescribed and swelling will be significantly improved after 1 week. You will also need to minimize exercise or vigorous activity for 4-6 weeks after surgery to allow for proper.

Ear Reconstruction/Otoplasty

Ears that appear to protrude and stick out, are misshapen and uneven, or look oversized can affect your self-confidence, especially as a child. Ear surgery or otoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that helps to recontour the size and shape of the ears to create a better appearance. If you or your child are concerned about the appearance of their ears, make an appointment at our Webster, TX office to learn more about ear surgery.

During surgery, the cartilage will be manipulated to create a smaller or larger appearance. After the procedure, the incisions are closed with sutures and wrapped so they are safeguarded for healing.

Once the procedure is finished and it is safe to leave the hospital, you will heal and rest at home. Our team will also give instructions for recovery. It is important to not touch the ears. In addition, you should not lay on the ears, and instead, sleep propped up for the first several days. We recommend seeing our otoplasty patients back within 3 – 5 days — at this time, we will be able to remove the wrappings and look at you or your surgical results.  Natural-looking ears are visible right away, and the results will continue to look better as the ears heal.

Browlift

Surgical lifting of the forehead and eyebrows allows the person to return to a rested, attractive appearance. Imperfections in this area appear faster than in other parts of the face. This is due to the fact that the forehead and eyes are most susceptible to facial movements.

Browlift is recommended for:

  • overhanging skin in the area of ​​the eyebrows;
  • deep forehead wrinkles;
  • the formation of “wrinkles of anger”, giving the appearance a tired and gloomy appearance;
  • sagging skin.

Recovery usually takes 1-2 weeks, and traces of surgical intervention remain invisible. During this time, swelling will be observed in the area of ​​operation.

Facelift

The facelift includes many types of plastic surgery techniques that help get rid of age-related changes. The average age of patients who opt for facelift surgery is 45-50 years. However, this operation does not have any restrictions, except for health.

Indications for a facelift include:

  • ptosis of facial skin (tissue prolapse, volume loss)
  • double chin
  • drooping corners of the eyes, lips
  • pronounced nasolabial folds
  • wrinkles in any area of ​​the face
  • bags under the eyes and an overhanging eyelid.

On average, rehabilitation after facelift takes 2-3 weeks, after which the traces of the operation become almost invisible. At first, the patient may be worried about swelling and bruising, but this is an absolutely normal phenomenon that goes away on its own. The patient returns home one day after the operation.

Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular types of plastic surgery. The shape or size of the nose can become a serious cause of psychological discomfort. Rhinoplasty at the Wegge Plastic Surgery will help you correct your appearance flaws and restore attractiveness and self-confidence.

Plastic surgery on the nose can be performed in the following cases:

  • In the presence of a hump ;
  • Wide nose bridge or nose wings;
  • Unaesthetic tip of the nose (excessively sharp, overhanging, bifurcated, fleshy, hook-shaped);
  • Too long or short nose
  • The presence of post-traumatic or congenital deformity;
  • Disproportionate parts of the nose (inharmonious ratio of the length of the back of the nose, nose bridge and tip, too thin back with excessively fleshy wings, etc.).

During one plastic surgery on the nose, several defects can be corrected, including the simultaneous remodeling of the back, wings, and tip.

Upon completion of plastic surgery on the nose, a rigid plaster bandage is applied to the operated area, which prevents the displacement of cartilage and soft tissues. It is removed after 7-10 days after rhinoplasty, and together with it, the surgeon removes the sutures (if not self-absorbable are used).

Other services include:

  • Chin Augmentation;
  • Face Fat Grafting;
  • Skin Cancer

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