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Do You Lose Cheekbone Definition on the Side of the Face After a SMAS Facelift?

I really didn't want to lose the tightness I had on the sides of my face which included a well-defined cheekbone area. Have I lost this definition... READ MORE

How Do I Maintain the Tightness of my Facelift a Year Later?

I had a SMAS facelift 2 years ago. My face went from being very tight to somewhat lax in a year. Disappointed with the 12k I spent. My ps did not tell... READ MORE

Facelift/Necklift recovery AFTER 4 weeks

I had a SMAS facelift/necklift 5 weeks ago. Recovery 'normal' - initial deep bruising and ongoing swelling. Resumed most of my activities and people... READ MORE

Area of Loose Skin Under Jawline Following SMAS/Platysmaplasty Done 4 Months Ago? (photo)

I've Had a Difficult Recovery (Lots of Nerve pain/strange nerve sensations/extreme tightness around ears). My PCP sent me to an ENT just to check... READ MORE

Extreme tightness after SMAS neck lift with platysmaplasty and liposuction?

I underwent SMAS neck lift with platysmaplasty and liposuction one week ago. I am extremely pleased with the results but the feeling of tightness is... READ MORE

Super tight and swollen under chin incision for Corset Platysmaplasty. Is this normal?

Hi. 7 days post SMAS lift with Corset Platysmaplasty. The only complaint I have is the feeling like there was cement poured into the sides of my neck... READ MORE

Muscle Relaxer for tight neck after Corset Platysmaplasty?

Hi. I am three weeks post SMAS and Corset Platysmaplasty. My neck is .extremely tight and it is difficult for me to hold my head straight without... READ MORE

3 wks post op SMAS facelift. I'm still incredibly tight in the neck with limited mobility. When will it start to loosen?

I have been doing physical therapy type exercises 3x per day during the past two weeks. My face is still feeling a bit numb and swollen, but my neck... READ MORE

3.5 weeks ago I had a smas lift. Very severe tightness and discomfort. (photos)

I have severe bunching behind my ears which does not appear to be improving . I also have a deep line and swelling a bit like a rope or tube down one... READ MORE

Would a SMAS lift would cause additional problems with SCM tightness?

I have episodic tightness in my right SCM which can cause weird neurologic symptoms. I was wondering if a SMAS lift would cause additional problems... READ MORE

5 months ago SMAS facelift/necklift. still tight, lots of bands when turn head. lumps. Doctor says skin needs to soften.

I had a SMAS facelift/necklift 5 months ago. Now many bands appear when I move my head to certain positions. They appear vaguely now when head is... READ MORE

Numbness, minor swelling, & tightness on both sides of face/chin 1 year after SMAS face/neck lift with liposuction. What to do?

Visits with surgeon have not helped. I have total touch sensation-no damage. Area of tightness seems to be under the skin. I am very active and... READ MORE

What can a patient do when a surgeon will not see you for a post op visit? I am 3 and 1/2 months post op.

I had a SMAZ face and neck lift in June 2016 with Dr. Tim Marten in SF. My neck is horribly tight and I look like I have an adam's apple. My ears now... READ MORE

Sixteen months after SMAS facelift. Why would I have tightness, tenderness and discomfort behind my ears and under my chin?

For the past month, I have had a return to tightness and discomfort behind my ears. The chin incision seems to be adhered to underlying tissue and... READ MORE

Two years after SMAS, neck tightness, tenderness and some numbing around ears. Can it ever go away?

Recently, I had pain in my right jaw (the most problematic) and ended up with a root canal appointment. Is there any correlation between the tightness... READ MORE

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