Deep Plane + SMAS Facelift Q&A

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Deep Plane Vs Short Scar SMAS?

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... 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,... READ MORE

SMAS Mini Facelift Procedure Differences

I've had 4 consults for mini facelift procedure (w/o necklift). I'm still a bit confused. All 4 surgeons talk about doing a SMAS lift, but there seem... READ MORE

Other names for high-SMAS facelift?

Hello, is "extended smas facelift" same with "high-smas facelift" ? Or deep plane and high-smas same techniques? Is there any other term for high-smas... READ MORE

SMAS, composite, or deep plane rhytidectomy?

I read various articles on these methods and wonder which of these might best apply to an 87 year old woman in excellent health and active. Just... READ MORE

What is the difference between a deep plane & a SMAS procedure?

Also, compare the two procedures as it relates to age. I am 68 yrs of age. READ MORE

Lifting cheeks after facelift?

Hi Doctors. I have a question. I had a deep plane SMAS facelift approx a week and a half ago that was supposed to address the mid face as well. About... READ MORE

Can a deep plane face lift (SMAS) be performed using only oral (valium or equivalent) meds and local injections?

Can the composite/deep plane lift (technique of working beneath the SMAS layer and moving skin and SMAS as single unit) be done using only an orally... READ MORE

V-line surgery and deep plane facelift.

Can v-line surgery be done at the same time as smas/deep plane facelift? READ MORE

How common is permanent nerve damage with SMAS/deep plane facelift?

I'm planning on having a deep plane face lift and want to know how common/uncommon permanent nerve damage is with this procedure. I believe I have an... READ MORE

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