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The Direct Necklift with a Wavy Scar Pattern

  A full or lower facelift is the standard approach to treating significant loose neck skin and neck wattles that come with aging. Despite the well known effectiveness of lower facelift surgery, it does not have Appel to some patients due to the extent of the surgery and the resultant scars in and around the Read More…

Case Study – Tragus Cartilage Reshaping after Facelift

  Background:  The ear is comprised of many individual shapes created by the shape of the underlying cartilage. It is unclear as to the functional significance of many of these cartilage prominences. But the most anterior one, the tragus, has a clear functional role in the deflection of sound waves back into the external auditory Read More…

Case Study – Direct Approach for Pixie Ear Deformity Correction

  Background: The basic concept of a lower facelift is one of tissue repositoning. Loose face and neck tissues are freed up and then repositioned up over the ears. The ear becomes partially buried under this flap of skin of which the redundancy is trimmed and the full ear is re-exposed. This places a closure Read More…

Clinical Results with the PDO Threadlift Facial Rejuvenation Procedure

The search for non-surgical or minimally invasive techniques for facial rejuvenation has been ongoing for decades. Some patients understandably want to avoid facelift surgery for reasons of recovery, cost and the invasive nature of the surgery. The use of the Threadlift procedure using barbed sutures to lift up sagging cheeks and jowls as a far Read More…

Case Study – The Limited Facelift Concept

  Background: One of the most recognized anti-aging facial procedures is that of the facelift. While commonly recognized it is not commonly understood by the public. Many misconceptions exist about this operation from how it is performed, its immediate and long-term facial effects and to who may even be a good candidate for it. The Read More…

Clinic Snapshots – Retrotragal Facelift Incision

  The facelift is one of the most common of all facial rejuvenation procedures. While there area a myriad of methods to perform it with various technical maneuvers that can seem bewildering to the patient, the most basic part of it remains the incision around the ears. While perhaps not the most technically challenging part Read More…

Case Study – Facelift with Jaw Angle Implants

  Background: The facelift is a well known surgical rejuvenative procedure that primarily creates a smoother jawline and a more defined cervicomental angle. For some facelift patients the addition of a chin implant, if their chin is short, helps improve the jawline by adding increased projection at its anterior edge. This is why many facelifts Read More…

Liquid Facelift vs Surgical Facelift

  Rejuvenation of the aging face can be done by a variety of treatment strategies. This is no better illustrated than in the differences between the traditional facelift, that has been around for over one hundred years, and the more newly marketed ‘liquid facelift’. The traditional or truly surgical facelift works by removing excess skin Read More…

Great Auricular Nerve Branches in Facelift Surgery

  The most common injury that occurs from a facelift is to the greater auricular nerve. This is a large sensory nerve comprised of fibers from C2 and C3 spinal nerves that supplies sensation to the ear and the skin over the parotid gland and mastoid process. It is located across of the sternocleidomastoid muscle Read More…

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