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The Concentric Cheek Lift in Midface Rejuvenation and Lower Eyelid Retraction

Lower blepharoplasty is a common periorbital surgical technique that can be associated with increased scleral show and some lid retraction. While contemporary lower blepharoplasty techniques strive to avoid these problems through conservative skin removal and increased support to the corner of the eye (lateral canthopexy, muscle resuspension), not all surgeons employ them and even with Read More…

Midface Lift Through A Lower Blepharoplasty Approach

Aging presents in various ways at different facial areas. It usually affects the eye area first through the development of wrinkles, loose skin and herniated lower eyelid fat. Eventually the aging process extends down onto the cheek with the weight of the lower eyelid creating a clear demarcation between the eyelid and the cheek known Read More…

The Temporal Hairline Cheeklift and Incision Location

The treatment of facial aging is done by established procedures with long track records of success. These include the browlift (upper face), blepharoplasties (eyes) and the lower face. (facelift) The one area of the face to treat for sagging and loose tissue is the midface or cheek area. It is challenging because none of the Read More…

The Preperiosteal Cheeklift

Rejuvenation of the aging lower face is done well by classic facelift techniques.  And rejuvenation of the upper face is also done well by traditional browlift and blepharoplasty surgery. But the intervening middle of the face, the cheek area, is far more difficult to treat with surgical rejuvenation methods due to surgical access and the Read More…

Options in Cheek and Midface Enhancement for the Aging Face

The one facial feature that is most associated with a youthful looking face is that of the cheeks. Firm uplifted and rounded cheeks are what is seen in younger people, flat deflated cheeks are usually seen as many people age. It is the loss of cheek volume that contributes to a tired looking and aged Read More…

Rejuvenation of the Aging Lower Eyelid and Cheek

There are many signs of facial aging but most people are usually concerned with what happens around the eyes first. The classic presentation of periorbital aging is a progression of tissue changes including excess lower eyelid skin, protruding orbital fat (bags), lower eyelid instability and the falling of the adjacent cheek tissues. (malar descent) While Read More…

Midface Rejuvenation – Cheek Lifts vs Cheek Implants

  As one ages, the entire face changes. Some parts of facial aging are more obvious than others as the face does differentially age. The forehead, brows, eyes, mouth, jawline and neck are all areas whose aging is well recognized. The aging of the midface and cheek areas, however, has only become more recently recognized. Read More…

The Cheek Lift in Facial Rejuvenation

  The cheek lift is a plastic surgery procedure designed to lift and tighten the cheek and a little of the jowl area. It is also referred to as numerous other names such as a short scar facelift, S-lift, J-lift, and trademarked names such as Lifestyle Lift and Quick Lift which are variations of the Read More…

The Role of Midface Lifts in Facial Rejuvenation

  The earliest signs of facial aging often appear in the midface area, a triangle defined by the inner and outer corners of the eye and the corner of the mouth. There may be loose lower eyelid skin and bulging fat bags. The line of demarcation between the lower eyelid and the cheek (lid/cheek junction) Read More…

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