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What is a lower face lift?

What is a lower face lift?

A modified facelift: The term face lift is hard to define because different surgeons use different terminology to describe their respective procedures. They use terms like "short scar facelift", "mini-lift", "quick lift", etc. Some of these terms are descriptive, while others just sound appealing and are used for marketing purposes. A lower face generally pertains to a jowl and neck lift and excludes teh upper face. ...Read more

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Facelift (Definition)

A facelift is a procedure that lifts and repositions the lower facial skin and soft tissue. This rejuvenates the jawline and neckline, in many cases, resulting in ...Read more


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What is a lower face lift vs any other face lift?

What is a lower face lift vs any other face lift?

Lower facelift: Is a standard facelift, correcting everything from the cheeks on down. Upper facelift is a term sometimes used instead of browlift or forehead lift. Mid-face lift is a specialized correction of the triangular area between the nasolabial crease, eyelid and outer cheek only. ...Read more

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What to do if i had a lower face-lift and not sure I am happy with results?

What to do if i had a lower face-lift and not sure I am happy with results?

Unhappy Facelift : A strong patient physician relationship is key. If you are unahappy make an appointment to disuss this and ask if there are options for improvement. ...Read more

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Why could having a lower face lift be a problem if you have glaucoma?

Facelift ; Glaucoma: Well controlled glaucoma should not be affected by a lower facelift procedure. It is a common problem and often seen in my practice without complications from a facelift procedure. ...Read more

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How painful is a lower face lift and neck lift?

Almost no pain: Most facelift and neck lift patients do not complain of pain. The most common complaint is swelling, bruising, and tightness. ...Read more

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Want to have lower face lift and possibly a cheek lift. What is the procedure for a cheek lift?

Want to have lower face lift and possibly a cheek lift. What is the procedure for a cheek lift?

Cheeklift: A cheek lift involves repositioning of the malar fat pad. This procedure can be done in the context of a facelift or a stand alone procedure through incisions on the hairline. ...Read more

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Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery?

Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery?

Facelift Swelling: Any medical condition causing swelling can increase edema following a facelift. Your pmd should be part of the team looking after you making sure you are in optimal condition and a good candidate for plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery? I suffer from chronic glomerulonephritis which causes my knees, feet and face to swell occasionally. Would a lower face lift provoke a swelling episode

Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery? I suffer from chronic glomerulonephritis which causes my knees, feet and face to swell occasionally. Would a lower face lift provoke a swelling episode

Facelift ; Kidney : I would think that your history of swelling elsewhere would certainly also apply to your face following facelift surgery. It however is not an independent contraindication for surgery - just that it will take a bit longer for recovery. ...Read more

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Could a mild case of mitral valve prolapse cause prevent me from having lower face lift? What about white coat hypertension?

Could a mild case of mitral valve prolapse cause prevent me from having lower face lift? What about white coat hypertension?

No: Neither condition should be a problem. Get a medical clearance from your family doctor to make sure. They will order blood tests, an ekg, and possibly a chest x-ray. They will also do a physical to make sure you are healthy. Good luck in your procedure! ...Read more

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How long must i wear my chin strap after a lower face and neck lift?

Ask your surgeon: Your surgeon should provide you with this answer based upon her desires. I require 1 week with a chin strap full time followed by another week of nightly use. ...Read more

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