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Case Study – Knee Lifts for Excessive Skin Rolls

  Background: The descent of gravity affects many face and body structures. The lower extremities are no exception. One of the leg places that tissue falls to is the knee. The knee acts like a stop for tissue descent due to the rigid attachments of the knee joint. It tends to ‘pile up’ above the Read More…

Techniques in Knee Lifts

  Many parts of the body suffer sagging or loose skin from the effects of aging and gravity. The tissues above moveable extremity joints (knees and elbows), however, has the added influence of motion across the joint with flexion to an arc of up to 120 degrees. As a result the stretching of the soft Read More…

The Knee Lift for Unsightly Skin Folds of the Knee

  Plastic surgery has many nip and tuck procedures from the face down to the thighs. All of these are about removing loose tissues from aging and stretching forces and pulling them tighter closer to their original position. When tissues are pulled upwards they are known as ‘lifts’. (e.g., facelift, breast lift, thigh lift) When Read More…

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