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Necklift Technique with Complete Platysmal Transection

One of the most common features of the aging process is sagging of the neck. When more advanced the central neck become a repository for loose skin, fat and and the appearance of platysmal banding. While platysmal banding is part of every aging neck, it is usually only seen well in thinner necks with less Read More…

OR Snapshots – Direct Necklift for Older Turkey Neck Removals

Significant aging of the neck is most commonly treated by a neck lift, also known as a lower facelift. While earlier signs of neck sagging/fullness may be treated by liposuction and other more limited procedures, true neck wattles can only be treated by more traditional and aggressive approaches. A lower facelift/necklift repositions the hanging neck Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Webbed Neck Correction Surgery

Background: A webbed neck, medically known as pterygium colli deformity, is a well known but rare congenital neck condition. Skin folds are present along the sides of the neck from the back of the head behind the ears down to the shoulders. The hairline often follows the skin folds in their upper part. It is Read More…

Update on the Corset Platysmaplasty Neck Lift

The neck is one of the primary reasons that patients present for some form of faciial rejuvenation. It is not rare that such aging patients only wants a ‘necklift’ and not a fuller ‘facelift’, even though they rarely understand the difference between these two procedures or facial rejuvenation concepts. There are a wide variety of Read More…

Options in Contemporary Surgical Neck Rejuvenation

  The neck, like the face, ages although it does so in a more simplistic fashion. With the neck it is only a matter of loss of the neck angle due to loose skin, fat accumulations and midline muscle separation. But with different degrees of neck aging at different times in life, the type of Read More…

Case Study: The Direct Necklift for the Older Male Neck Wattle

Background: The neck sags with age due to the development of sagging skin and fat and the separation of the neck muscles which exposes the subplatysmal fat. These neck changes can become really pronounced as one reaches the sixth and seventh decades of life. This is the time that many men take notice of their Read More…

The Role of the Chin in Profileplasty

It is very common that multiple procedures are done on the face at the same time. Whether it be for anti-aging effects or for reshaping a face, combinations of procedures produce more profound changes. This is because the face is made up of many different parts and making significant changes often requires altering more than Read More…

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