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Raised Ridge Along Jaw Line 4 Mo Post-Op SMAS Lift, Is This Normal?

I am 4 mos post op after mini smas lift with absorbable sutures. There is a raised ridge along my jaw line about 1 inch in length just below ear.... READ MORE

SMAS Facelift "Pull" on One Cheek

Hello, I had a SMAS facelift 3 weeks ago. Immediately after surgery the right side of my face was very swollen and almost twice the size of the left... READ MORE

I Had a SMAS Facelift 2 Weeks and 3 Days Ago. Swelling/Numbness Normal?

Swelling/numbness has accumulated mostly alongside stitches & jawline & although the swelling is even on both sides the swelling feels dense,... READ MORE

Platysmal Banding After SMAS Facelift, Is This Normal?

I am just short of 3 months post SMAS facelift. I had an incision under my chin and around my ears. So far, healing seems to be going well; however, I... READ MORE

Intermittant Swelling 6 Months After SMAS Lift

Normal for intermittant swelling around the ears 6 months p.operative? I have swelling in the area where the SMAS was lifted sometimes more than... READ MORE

11 Weeks Post Op Following a SMAS/platysmaplasty with Ridges/indents Under my Chin? (photo)

Not sure what happened, but I have ridges and deep divots under my chin following a SMAS/Platysmaplasty. Does it look like the platysmaplasty did not... READ MORE

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