Platysmal + Facelift Q&A
I had a facelift and necklift a year ago. (57 y female) I started lifting arm weights at the gym. After a month I noticed that my vertical platysma... READ MORE
I had a lower facelift 6 months ago and I have a lot of uncomfortable tightness around ears, jaw and back of head. Previous to the surgery I had a... READ MORE
In your opinion how successful is the closed platysma band technique which requires only a local anesthesia?
Since having a mini face lift and neck liposuction 6 months ago, I have very visible platysma banding. I would like to avoid general anesthesia for a... READ MORE
I'm 66 years old, and five month ago I had a SMAS face and neck lift, with platysma tightening. How long have I to wait to go under non-ablative... READ MORE
I'm at 4.5 months after lower facelift & platysmaplasty. Just recently I've developed tightness along my jawline and neck (right side much more so... READ MORE
I am 13 months post FL/NL and now need a revision platysmaplasty. During the revision procedure, my surgeon plans not only to revise the anterior... READ MORE
After Face/neck lift and platysmaplasty, I have some neck skin laxity either side of the midline repair - can this be fixed?
6 months post-op, the laxity either side of platysmaplasty repair is really bothering me. If I pull this skin backward towards the lower ear, it... READ MORE
What is the difference between a Facelift combined with a neck lift doing the SMAS technique vs a platysma?
I have been to 2 prominent plastic surgeons in NYC. Both said they would do the facelift, one using the smas technique for the face and neck, the... READ MORE
I had Dr Rodger in Denver do a face and neck lift . I told her more than once that that my neck was the main thing that bothered me and that she... READ MORE
After a face and neck lift six months ago, why is one of my platysmal muscles still very pronounced?
I had a face and neck lift six months ago. My one platysmal muscle looks very good. It is not really visible when chewing or moving my neck, and I... READ MORE
I had a smas facelift (no liposuction) in March. After 6 months, I suffer from prominent platysma neck bands, tightness, and a shrink wrap feeling of... READ MORE
Why do some surgeons not believe in performing anterior platysmaplasties, and just pull the platysma laterally (posterior)?
I'm very confused by the different answers given by surgeons regarding treatment of the fac. Some say it's best to just treat loose platysma by making... READ MORE
What can be done for a 2nd botched face/neck lift? The skin on my neck is lined, grooved and lax. Why did this happen?
I had a full face/neck lift many years ago and thought (wrongfully) I needed my neck tightened again. The first Beverly Hills plastic surgeon did a... READ MORE
Lateral Skin Platysma Displacement. How can I find a Dr who will do my facelift adding this technique to do my neck, lower face?
I had a neck lift lower f/l along with chin implant removal 8 yrs ago and my platysma muscle has been (in my opinion) slightly damaged. I could live... READ MORE
Also, can I carry a carry-on size backpack? It's a lower facelift and platysma necklift. I'm in my 60s, but I'm very healthy; no smoking or drinking.... READ MORE
If that same patient has a submental incision after a face/necklift? In other words, if there is a submental incision after a face/necklift, does that... READ MORE
Why do a lot of facelift patients end up with a worse double chin after surgery, even if they have a platysmaplasty?
It's happened to me to some degree, and I've noticed it on reviews on realself, and even on surgeons' own website photos. I can't understand why or... READ MORE