SMAS Facelift Q&A
Tightness + 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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