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SMAS imbrication vs SMAS plication

Many of the docs at RS have said that facelifts using SMAS plication do not involve true mobilization. Does this mean that if my surgeon is cutting an... READ MORE

Stringy Lax Neck Skin Returning 9 Weeks After SMAS Face&necklift?

I had a SMAS face&necklift 9 weeks ago for stringly waddle hanging from chin to base of my neck..w/ mucsle plication under chin. The stringy... 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

Is is possible to have damage to the auriculotemporal nerve from a rhytidectomy?

I had a SMAS plication almost three years ago. Recent CT shows a shrunken fatty parotid gland on the same side of my that I have had burning pain.... READ MORE

Will a SMAS plication type facelift affect my fat cheeks?

I am 53 and had fat grafting to my cheeks about ten years ago. It looks ok but when I smile my cheeks look round and ball-like, kind of youthful... READ MORE

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