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OR Snapshots – Skin Flap Closure over the Ear in Facelift Surgery

The facelift operation is one of the most recognizable anti-aging facial surgeries. Since its inception over one hundred years ago, when it got its original name of rhytidectomy or the excision of facial wrinkles, it has undergone many technique advancements and variations. Many of these have been done on what lies under the skin with Read More…

Clinical Outcomes of PDO Threads For Facelifting

Efforts to avoid undergoing facelift surgery are understandable from a patient’s viewpoint. This has lead to a wide variety of less surgical to non-surgical methods promoting variables degrees of facial rejuvenation outcomes. Whether it be tissue tightening, volume expansion or an actual lifting effect, the term facelift is often applied to these methods From a Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – The Level 1 Facelift (Jowl Tuckup)

Background: The facelift is the workhorse of the treatment of lower facial aging. Changing the neck angle and smoothing out the jawline is what the operation primarily accomplishes. But it is not an ‘all or none’ type procedure. Facelift techniques can be modified, and should be, for the extent of the facial aging that is Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Female Facelift Enhanced by a Chin Implant

Background: The well known facelift operation affects both hard and soft tissue. It improves the shape of the neck as well as provides increased smoothness among the jawline. It does both because of superolateral soft repositioning helping to unmask a once better defined jawline that has become partially obscured by soft tissue redundancies. The one Read More…

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