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Questions from grace60
I have lateral hooding of the eyelid and have been reviewing many before and after browlift photos. It amazes me that so many results look unnaturallly high with many of them... READ MORE
Difference in Results/longevity Between SMAS Lift Done Under Oral Sedation and Deep Plane Performed Under IV Sedation?
Assume the same patient consults with two highly qualified, board certified, face-only surgeons. One does 100+ procedures per/yr using a short scar, SMAS face/neck lift under... READ MORE
Assuming the two best qualified facial surgeon with 150+ facelifts per yr with one using deep plane technique under IV sedation and the other using the SMAS mini lift under... READ MORE
Where exactly are the incisions for a temporal or lateral browlift placed? Is it usually accomplished with an endoscope or is there an effective, less invasion option that... READ MORE
Many answers here have emphasized that facelift techniques (such as deep plane) are technically challanging and that the more experience a surgeon has the better the result... READ MORE
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 one of the limitations of... READ MORE
Eyelid Skin Excision or Lateral Brow Lift? No Hooding Problem Except in Very Outward Margin of Each Eyelid.
Lateral eyelid laxity with hooding most prominent at very end of eyelid with almost vertical fold in area just beyond eye folding onto eyelid corner. Previous eyelift from... READ MORE
If a lateral SMASectomy with platysmaplasty can be performed under oral/local in about 2 hours with much shorter recovery AND the same long lasting results why would anyone... READ MORE
Is Buccal Fat Bulge, Visible in Videos/under Animation, After a SMAS a Common Issue and Can It Be Predicted in Advance?
I have noticed on patient video testimonials an almond shaped fat pouch on the side of the mouth during speaking although it is NOT visible on their patient photos. I think... READ MORE
Jane Fonda (google Diane Rehm interview) and Susan Luci both have had facelifts and both NOW have moving pouches lateral to their mouths. These pouches DO NOT show up at rest,... READ MORE
Cost and downtime are NOT the biggest consideration for me; results are. Since I was told that fat cannot be grafted in areas where skin is undermined is it preferable to wait... READ MORE
Do facelift or eye lift patients sedated only with oral medication and local anesthetic EVER feel pain during the surgery?
Are patients who are sedated As Described Above unable to feel any PAIN during the procedure and what if, after chosing this method of anesthesia, the patient is not tolerating... READ MORE
What percent of YOUR patients report total restoration of skin sensation so that the face feels EXACTLY as it did prior to their facelift or scalp feels EXACTLY as it did prior... READ MORE
What is the sequence of procedures when facelift, lower bleph and fat transfer are scheduled in one surgical event?
Is there a USUAL or Customary sequence to these procedures that applies MOST of the time. In your practice have you developed a "standard" approach to the sequence of these... READ MORE
Many of the docs at RS have said that facelifts using SMAS plication do not involve true mobilization. Does this mean that if my surgeon is cutting an elliptical section out of... READ MORE
Why not wait to see the effect of face lift improvement AND to wait for access to lateral area of face Before fat transfer?
The results I see these days is that patients post op face lift with fat transfer have over projection of the front areas of the cheeks which is not the balanced fullness of... READ MORE