Member since 1/30/2009


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Questions from RK1

Can a Midface Lift Cause Nose Damage?

I had a short scar facelift that actually pulled my cheeks down creating undereye hollows. A midface lift to repair the damage pulled my right nostril up and crushed it in... READ MORE

Can Zygomatic Arch Erosion Occur After an Endoscopic Midface Lift?

A midface lift 8 mo ago caused long term (> 6 mo) swelling of the left temple and cheek followed by wasting of the deep temporal fat pad and the appearance of a depression... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Ligate and Remove a Varicose Facial Vein in the Corner of the Nose and Eye?

After an endoscopic subperiosteal midface lift that caused prolonged swelling (>6 mon) the facial vein at the corner of my nose and eye became enlarged. I know sclerotherapy... READ MORE

Midface Lift Complications

I suffered an extraordinary number of complications after an endoscopic subperiosteal midface lift including widespread nerve injuries and plateau midface syndrome as well as... READ MORE

After a Midface Lift, I Have Permanent Synkinesis (R) and Brachman Score 3/6 (L). Help?

A subperiosteal midface lift 2 years ago caused numerous permanent nerve injuries. Is there anything better than a static lift for the left-sided mouth droop? Also, botox... READ MORE

Recent comments from RK1

What you are describing sounds a lot like synkinesis where muscles that should not move together do. A classic example is a blink coupled with a rise in the corner of the mouth. This is due to nerve injury to the zygomatic branch and... READ COMMENT