SMAS Facelift Q&A
Cheeks + SMAS Facelift
A doctor told me that tightening the SMAS causes the cheek to flatten. Is this true and if so how do you avoid that? Also, if you just do a composite... READ MORE
On 1/8/14 I had a SMAS. Three days post-op I developed a Seroma on the left side of my neck. It was drained four times, then resolved. The second week... READ MORE
Help! I'm 47 and VERY unhappy with my sloped neck and jowls. My right cheek is also larger than my left; can this be fixed by reducing the right cheek... 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... READ MORE
I am 59 yrs, 7 weeks out from smas facelift and upper and lower blepharostomy. Will the swelling be permanent? (Photo)
I have had virtually no resolution of severe selling especially on my cheeks and jaw. My cheeks are now fibrotic and I am afraid I may be permanently... READ MORE
Indentation/Dimpling on right cheek four weeks SMAS post-op. Should I be concerned about this? (Photo)
I'm four weeks post-op for a SMAS and mid-face lift and about a week or two out, I noticed that an approximately one inch indentation in my right... READ MORE
I'd like a smas facelift but my friend had one & complained of flat cheeks & hollowing under eyes. What could have gone wrong?
I 'm 40 and would love a facelift but worry my results would be like my friend with flat cheeks and under eye hollows, what could have gone wrong with... READ MORE
Hello Doctor, I did a SMAS surgery yesterday and today I got chocked of how deep into my cheek the scar is. I wonder if it is normal? My surging says... READ MORE
Help, "live fill" fat injections and facelift have left me feeling devastated! It's been 8 weeks. (Photo)
I got a smas lift and cheek lift plus fat injections in nasal folds. All my swelling has seemed to disappeared, except I have these huge lumps at... READ MORE
I had a cheek lift about 2 months ago which i thought was a smas lift but after surgery from droopy face/cheek & horrible recovery plus googling i... READ MORE
Can SMAS plication/imbrication permanent sutures be removed during a revision? There is a noticeable suture line down one cheek.
I had a facelift last year, which I believe was some sort of plication/imbrication procedure (not sure what the difference is?). I'm hoping this means... READ MORE
On 2nd February l had an SMAS lift. Developed haematoma in right cheek, it was seen to immediately. After about 10 days l noticed cheek wrinkling on... READ MORE
I had an SMAS facelift 2 years ago. There is still a bump (soft lump) on the left cheek. It is not painful. The bump has come down over 2 years, but... READ MORE
Can I have a high SMAS facelift after subperiosfeal midface lift to lift my cheeks & remove slight jowls?
I had a midface lift about 8 weeks ago & it looks bad. My cheeks are droopy especially in outer side & horizontal which make my face... READ MORE
Unfortunately, the bone reduction has caused my soft tissue to shift forward and now the skin/soft tissue is no longer tight like before. It's like a... READ MORE
I had an unsuccessful midface lift about 3 month ago which caused assymetric lips and hollow lower cheeks. Cheeks are horizontal not lifted at all... READ MORE