Facelift: Conventional approach vs. Extended Deep Plane

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Cirugía Estética Maxilofacial

Facelift: Conventional approach vs. Extended Deep Plane

Retaining ligaments are a series of fibrous bands that hold the most superficial tissues in place. In a conventional facelift, the surgeon shortens the SMAS (inner layer that distributes the action of the facial mimic muscles) in the part closest to the scalp and subsequently does the same with the skin. The disadvantage of this...

Jaw angles: how to achieve the best results

A defined and angular jaw are features that we identify with an attractive face in both men and women; this is because the jaw fulfills a very important aesthetic function: to break the continuity between the neck and the face, and to give strength and definition to the features. On the contrary, the lack of...

Changes in the nose after orthognathic surgery

Orthognathic surgery aims to improve occlusal relationship and facial symmetry; However, with the performance of these surgical procedures, secondary changes may occur in the nasal projection and the angular relationship of the nose with the face. It is important to keep in mind that the negative changes that are anticipated during the planning stage can...

Reverse facelift: the most durable and natural facial rejuvenation method

A large proportion of cases of facelift are made following an erroneous diagnosis: patients go to the surgeon looking for a solution for the sagging of their soft tissues, and the surgeons usually advise a facelift, when in fact the lack of tissue support in many cases is due to a lack of projection of...