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Plastic Surgery Case Study: Submental Rebound Relaxation After Facelift

Background: A facelift is one of the most well known but also misunderstood of the anti-aging facial surgical procedures. Besides the frequent misinterpretation of what a facelift really is, there is also the confusion added to it by the marketing of many ‘franchise’ forms of facelifts which promise big changes with limited recovery. Numerous other Read More…

Case Study: Submental Relaxation after Facelift Surgery

Background: Facelift surgery is very common and is the single most effective procedure for correcting aging issues of the jowls and neck. By removing excess fat in the neck and jowls, tightening the platysma muscles and redraping loose skin up toward the ears and temporal hairline, a recontouring of the lower face is achieved. In 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…

Necklifts for the Younger Patient

  While the face in theory ages evenly, one’s concerns about different facial changes is not. Besides the eyes, the neck is a frequent target of aging dissatisfaction. While the neck is composed of various tissues, one wants see is loose and hanging skin. This makes one yearn for the days when the skin between Read More…

Options in Aesthetic Jawline Enhancement

The jawline is the defining feature of the lower face. It is quite simple from a structural standpoint being a u-shaped arc and serving as the transition between the face and the neck. But it can have lots of aesthetic problems that are extremely common complaints. A weak chin, a sagging neck, a double chin, Read More…

Non-Facelift Options In the Aging Neck

  An improved neck shape is a desire for many aging men and women. With time, loose skin and sagging fat develop that create a full neck with a more obtuse angle. When seeing patients who seek a better neck and jawline, they are usually surprised when the concept of a facelift is presented. They Read More…

Options in Neck Reshaping and Contouring

  The shape of the neck is an important aesthetic structure of the face. When it is well defined with a sharp angle definition (between 90 to 120 degrees in profile), it makes the chin and jawline more prominent and flattering. When the neck angle is obtuse or completely open (straight), the jawline becomes obscured Read More…

Neck Rejuvenation with Liposuction vs. Submentoplasty

A lower facelift, technically a neck-jowl lift, is the standard approach for improving an aging neck or an obtuse cervicomental angle. This has been historically true but as the average age of people seeking neck and jawline improvement continues to lower, some altered approaches are needed. Younger people do not want a ‘facelift’or an extensive Read More…

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