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Midface Lifting in Lower Eyelid Retraction

  Lower eyelid retraction, or pulling down on the lower eyelid with separation of the lid margin from the eyeball, is a risk of every single procedure that involves a lower eyelid incision. This is true whether the surgery was done for a cosmetic or reconstructive purpose. Besides the aesthetic distraction of the lower eyelid Read More…

Midface LIft

  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 Read More…

Midface Lift Rejuvenation Techniques

  While facelift surgery is often viewed as a total facial rejuvenation procedure, in the truest sense of the term it is really a lower facial surgical procedure. (neck-jowl lift) And while it has numerous variations and surgeon advocates for them, the fundamental techniques for doing it are fairly well accepted. The same can be 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 Read More…

The Importance of Skeletal Support in Midface Lifts

  Rejuvenation of the aging face has well established methods for correcting the upper (browlift) and lower face (lower facelift/necklift) that produces consistent and satisfying results. But the face does not age in just individual subunits and the midface has similar aging issues that are uniquely different. Sagging cheeks, lower eyelid hollowness and lines and Read More…

The Temporal Tuck-up for Cheek Sagging

Lifting of aging and sagging facial tissues is often perceived as a facelift. In reality, a traditional facelift only affects the lower third of the face…the neck and jowls. That leaves out the two other major facial areas which can be lifted, the forehead (brows) and cheeks. Browlifts are well known and very effective facial Read More…

Sarah Palin and Plastic Surgery

Recent internet blogs purport that Sarah Palin has had some plastic surgery done recently. Using some apparent inside information, it is stated that she had a ‘nasolabial fold lift, cheek implants, midface lift, eyebrows fixed and a sideburn graft.’ A series of photographs are shown which are supposed to support these contentions. Normally, I wouldn’t 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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