Cheeks + SMAS Facelift

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Does Lifting and Tightening the SMAS Cause Cheeks to Flatten?

A doctor told me that tightening the SMAS causes the cheek to flatten. Is this true and if so how do you avoid that? Also, if you just do a composite... READ MORE

Is a SMAS Facelift right for me? (photos)

Help! I'm 47 and VERY unhappy with my sloped neck and jowls. My right cheek is also larger than my left; can this be fixed by reducing the right cheek... READ MORE

Indentation on cheek after SMAS (Photo)

On 1/8/14 I had a SMAS. Three days post-op I developed a Seroma on the left side of my neck. It was drained four times, then resolved. The second week... READ MORE

SMAS Very Effective/somewhat Effective/mostly Ineffective for Cheek Rejuvination?

One of the Manhattan surgeon contributors to this site said that "The SMAS lift helps the upper cheek area more than anything else." I thought that... READ MORE

I am 59 yrs, 7 weeks out from smas facelift and upper and lower blepharostomy. Will the swelling be permanent? (Photo)

I have had virtually no resolution of severe selling especially on my cheeks and jaw. My cheeks are now fibrotic and I am afraid I may be permanently... READ MORE

Indentation/Dimpling on right cheek four weeks SMAS post-op. Should I be concerned about this? (Photo)

I'm four weeks post-op for a SMAS and mid-face lift and about a week or two out, I noticed that an approximately one inch indentation in my right... READ MORE

I'd like a smas facelift but my friend had one & complained of flat cheeks & hollowing under eyes. What could have gone wrong?

I 'm 40 and would love a facelift but worry my results would be like my friend with flat cheeks and under eye hollows, what could have gone wrong with... READ MORE

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