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Questions from Mal
According to the Restylane website, Restylane may be used to decrease both the horizontal lines across the forehead and vertical line between the eyebrows. Can Restylane be... READ MORE
I am a 46-year-old female, very thin (5" 4" 100 lbs) and does not have a lot of subcutaneous fat. I'm concerned about my neck area since I have some loose skin... READ MORE
Can Perlane or Juvaderm Ultra Plus be used to lift, define and add volumn to the lower face/jaw line with good results or is Radiesse or Sculptra a better option? I would... READ MORE
I am unable to use Botox. Is there a filler ( or other alternative) that can be used in the forehead area to help smooth out the area? READ MORE
Why Do Some Plastic Surgeons Make Incisions in Hair-bearing Scalp when Doing a Facelift While Others Will Make the Incisions along the hairline, but not into the hair? Is there... READ MORE
I've used Tazorac (Retin-A) 0.1% nightly on my face/neck for 20+ years. How long does it need to be discontinued prior to a face/necklift? READ MORE
Plastic surgeon said in interview that he does a SMAS Lift, although he refers to the procedure as a mini cheek/neck lift). Apparenty, the PS used a liposuction tool to assist... READ MORE
Directly following a cheek/neck lift (platysmaplasty) surgery, the area under my chin was completely smooth without dents or any signs of platysma banding. However, today there... READ MORE
Since a face/neck lift 3 weeks ago, the entire outside of my left ear is completely numb (there is slight sensation at the very top of the ear and some sensation in the center... READ MORE
I'm 9 Weeks Post Op Following a Face/neck Lift with Significate Pain Around my Ears, Face and Neck (Under Entire Jaw Line)?
I believe it is a combination of nerve pain/swelling. I have severe burning pain all the time around ears, face and neck. IIt's worse on the left side (most of my ear is... READ MORE
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 hold requiring a revision... READ MORE
Irregularities under my chin. All said too soon to tell. Irregularities are still there and suspect it is what it is. I spoke with PS, no liposuction was done in the area. I... READ MORE
I've Had a Difficult Recovery (Lots of Nerve pain/strange nerve sensations/extreme tightness around ears). My PCP sent me to an ENT just to check things out.I already had lots... READ MORE
I cannot use Botox . What other alternative are there to get rid of platysma banding? If Botox can be used to relax banding, then Is cutting them a possibility - Do they really... READ MORE
5 Months Post Op from SMAS/submental Platysmaplasty and There is a Loose Pocket of Skin Under Left Side of Jaw?
It feels like an air pocket-sometimes it lies flat; other times it bulges out.I believe something has torn. I can feel downward tugging on the area anytime I move muscles or... READ MORE
I Am 6 Months Post Op from a SMAS/Platysmaplasty - My Jawline is Firm Except for a Spot Where Some Sutures Broke After an Exam?
I dont' think I have many options as my neck is thin and there are already irregularities that I will need to address. I am thinking of doing a submandibular lift as I don't... READ MORE
How effective are the following for skin tightening: Erbium Glass 1540, Venus Freeze, and Exilis. I'm looking for a skin tightening device that tightens neck skin but does not... READ MORE