Is it possible to make my face more feminine again? Was my midface lift overdone? (Photo)
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Is it possible to make my face more feminine again? Was my midface lift overdone?
Female faces look the most naturally beautiful when the cheeks are full and round in the front, not off to the side by the ears. Reduction of the fat over the outside of the cheeks with augmentation of the front area can reverse that process thereby feminizing the face.
For the record, I prefer a minimally invasive, short-incision facelift that incorporates shaping of the cheeks and face but with less tissue dissection and surgery time. The presence of "jowls" remains the primary indication for some type of facelift. The underlying SMAS layer, of the face, must be dissected, lifted, trimmed and re-sutured (not merely folded or suspended with threads or sutures that will not last). The excess skin is then removed and the facelift incisions closed.
My most popular facelift is the minimally invasive, short incision facelift that has all the benefits of more invasive facelifts (traditional, mid-face and subperiosteal facelifts) but with these added benefits:
- very small incisions
- minimal tissue dissection = less bruising and swelling = rapid recovery
- can be performed in 90 minutes or less, with or without general anesthesia
- no incisions within the hair = no hair loss
- excess fat can be removed
- excess skin removed
- cheeks, chin and jaw line can be augmented with dermal fillers (I prefer Perlane) or facial implants
- most patients fly back home to parts all over the world in as little as 3 days post-op
Mid face facelift revision
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What do you consider more femnine?
after jaw surgery which changes your facial dimensions. I personally do not see that the lift was overdone, but I would need to you in person along with all your pictures to see what you're referring to.