Jose L. Covarrubias*, Jorge Olivares, Richard Bensimon, Luis Morales
Objective: 1) Describe our results as a new surgical option in facial enhancement 2) Establish the indications and steps in the procedure3) Show before and after results Method: From March 2010 until October 2016 we analyzed 647 successive cases performed in our surgical department. Results: In 157 cases were only with threads pull up (37 men and 120 women), 490 cases performed with complete technic. The duration of surgery decreased a half of time compared to the classic Rhytidectomy. Only 1 patient had a nerve branch with successfully solved in few weeks, other patient had a hyperchromia post peeling, which was treated and resolved. Conclusion: Covas–Lift can be considered as a new facial surgery option in facial rejuvenation and enhancement. The benefits and advantages of this technic decrease risk of nerve lesions, hematoma, big scars, alopecia and long recovery time. The results were amazing and of great satisfaction to patients.