Rhytidectomy

a face lift [NHS Direct]

Rhytidectomy

A facelift, technically known as a rhytidectomy (from Ancient Greek ῥυτίς (rhytis) `wrinkle” + ἐκτομή (ektome) `excision”, surgical removal of wrinkles), is a type of cosmetic surgery procedure used to give a more youthful facial appearance. There are multiple surgical techniques. It usually involves the removal of excess faci...
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rhytidectomy

<procedure, surgery> A surgical procedure designed to reduce the visible signs of aging in the face and give a younger appearance. ... Additional procedures to supplement the facelift including necklift, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), liposuction, autologous fat injection, removal of buccal (cheek) fat pad, forehead lift, browlift, chemical...
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rhytidectomy

(from the article `plastic surgery`) ...as in rhinoplasty (reconstruction of the nose), otoplasty (ear reduction), and blepharoplasty (the removal of skin and fatty tissue from the ...
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rhytidectomy

(rit″ĭ-dek´tә-me) plastic surgery for the removal of wrinkles, done to make an aging face look younger. The usual procedure is to open skin flaps near the ears in order to undermine the skin of the cheeks and jaws; this can be done with incisions adjacent to or within the hairline so that the scar...
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Rhytidectomy

a facelift; surgery to reduce jowls under the cheeks and improve the jawline and neck for a more youthful look; also called rhytidoplasty
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rhytidectomy

rhytidectomy, rhitidectomy 1. The surgical removal of excess or sagging skin for the purpose of eliminating or mitigating wrinkles. 2. A surgical procedure to reduce the most visible signs of aging. It eliminates excess fat, tightens muscles in the face and neck, and removes sagging skin.
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rhytidectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: rit′i-dek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Literally, excision of wrinkles. Usually used to designate rejuvenative surgery of the cheeks and neck performed by tightening the facial supporting structures and excising excess skin; face-lift. Synonyms: face-lift, facialplasty, rhytidoplasty
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rhytidectomy

wrinkle-removing operation
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