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The Role of the Jowl Tuck Up Facelift in the Younger Patient

The facelift is one of the most recognized facial plastic surgery procedures. Despite  this public recognition it is also a facial rejuvenation procedure that is rife with many misconceptions about it. One of the most basic of those misconceptions is what it actually does or accomplishes. It primarily improves the lower third of the face, Read More…

The Use of Tranexamic Acid for Subcutaneous Infiltration in Facelift Surgery

The single greatest complication during and after facelift surgery is bleeding. Presurgical infiltration of a lidocaine and epinephrine solution is injected into the facelift incisions and planned undermined skin flaps. This helps to control the amount of bleeding encountered during surgery but its effects are time limited. When it wears off in the immediate postoperative Read More…

Facelift Techniques in the Bald or Shaved Head Male

Facelift surgery involves numerous technical maneuvers that influence both its immediate and long-term results. Much focus over the years has been on manipulation of the SMAS layer under the skin and many variations of its dissection and fixation have been described. But one of the core principles of facelift surgery is the placement of incisions Read More…

Technical Strategies – Combining Earlobe Reduction with Facelift Surgery

A facelift is the most recognizable facial rejuvenation procedure. While there are numerous versions of the operation a fundamental component of it is the placement of incisions in and around the ear. While these ear incisions provide access for tissue tightening and removal, their closure is also very important for determining the aesthetic outcome. Most Read More…

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