SMAS Facelift Q&A
Neck + SMAS Facelift
Should I lose weight before SMAS Facelift and Submentoplasty Neck lift? I am having a Face lift & Neck lift & Brow Lift is being... READ MORE
I had a lower lift done recently. I still have the jowl and a loose neck. Doctor says that is all that can be done. It was a SMAS lift. Does the SMAS... READ MORE
I had a SMAS lift in May. I think my PS did an excellent job, as overall, I have been very pleased with the result. However, in the last month, I have... READ MORE
43yo Four Weeks Status Post Double Layer Smas Plication, Still Have Signifacant Swelling, Will This Go Away?
43yo four weeks status post double layer smas plication I still have signifacant swelling to lower face and neck with lumpsThree weeks post op seroma... 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
1/8/14 I had a SMAS. Two days post-op I developed a seroma on the left side of neck, it was drained four times. The second week in February I... READ MORE
I was happy with my lower face/neck SMAS procedure ,,have also had deep Profractional laser to address some fine lines( did nothing). I don't really... READ MORE
I am three months post surgery from a SMAS lower facelift. My neck had very little improvement and I expected a better result. As time goes on, my... READ MORE
Hello, I got a SMAS lift and neck lift with fat transfer to the eye-cheek trough and sides of chin. That was 5 days ago on 3/26.
I am still more swollen than ever! My eyes are completely swollen up! No bruises, just a lot of edema. I am on day 5 of sitting on my duff and I have... READ MORE
Went to a doctor and he said he would preform and mini lift with a smas and the mini would help with my neck. Also would need fat graphing. He said it... READ MORE
Revision face and neck lift are still not good. Ear scarring is prominent. What should I do? (photos)
Dr. did revision SMAS and neck 9 months after first lift. First pic is 6 months after first lift--see neck 2nd pic --2nd neck pic is just prior to... READ MORE
Dear Doctors, I had a SMAS face and neck lift with platysma tightening 6 months ago. 1 month after the surgery I wasn’t satisfied but then things... READ MORE
I had a SMAS lift at 58 and another one at 68 which this time included a neck lift. Now, three years later the corners of my mouth are beginning to... READ MORE
Does massage after a facelift help, or does daily massage cause laxity earlier than if I don't do anything (other than moisturizer and sunscreen)? I... READ MORE
I had a facelift from a Kansas City surgeon (Philip Gutek) 5 years ago, who removed too much neck SMAS or Muscle, and my lower face is still pulling... READ MORE
How can I turn my head to the side and keep it there during SMAS lift without pain from neck muscles after the procedure?
Hi. I have some one-sided limited range of motion in my neck . How will I be able to turn my head fully to the side and keep it there during SMAS lift... READ MORE
SMAS face & necklift & fat grafting 15 days ago. ( Fat to cheeks, lips, , nasiolabial & marionette lines.) Had NO jowliness before the procedure. The... READ MORE
Is it possible to "redrape" neck skin as a "touch-up" procedure after SMAS facelift, necklift & platysmaplasty, 1 year post-op?
If there is a skin (only) contour issue (slightly loose & uneven under the chin, mainly around submental incision) after otherwise satisfactory... READ MORE