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Is brow lift an uneven facial muscles solution?

Is brow lift an uneven facial muscles solution?

Perhaps: It is common for one brow to sit lower than the other. This will be much worse if someone has weakness of the facial muscles as in bell's palsy. Certain brow lift operations might be able to improve the symmetry of the brows. Have a consult with a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Facial plastics: Facial reconstruction following trauma or tumor removal is performed to try to reconstruct the appearance to what is was prior to the trauma or tumor removal. Aesthetic facial plastic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of the patient in the absence of trauma or ablative surgery. ...Read more

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Tight enlarged jaw muscles near my temples... Facial distortion ... Botox therapy?

Tight enlarged jaw muscles near my temples... Facial distortion ... Botox therapy?

Possibly: Botox therapy may be helpful for you. You may also need splint therapy... A night guard that you wear to reduce clenching or grinding your teeth which works the muscles and makes them larger. Your dentist and oral surgeon will work together to make this therapy work well for you. ...Read more

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Can ultherapy, ultrasound facial lift cause swollen lymph glands?

Can ultherapy, ultrasound facial lift cause swollen lymph glands?

Ultherapy: I have performed Ultherapy since 2010 and have never someone present after this procedure with lymphadenopathy. ...Read more

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Ice massage can disappear my acne redness right?

Ice massage can disappear my acne redness right?

Yes, but...: It's not effective in the long-term management of a serious, chronic, disfiguring, non-lifestyle-related disease. Please get with a competent physician now, especially if you are responsible for the health of a young person with acne. ...Read more

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Are facial massages beneficial ? Some claim improvement in nasolabial folds , sagging ect? One specific program called "tanaka message ?"

Are facial massages beneficial ? Some claim improvement in nasolabial folds , sagging ect? One specific program called "tanaka message ?"

Yes: Facial massages at least can be beneficial in terms of relaxation which has a wide range of health benefits. Should increase blood flow to facial skin which also may have some benefits. ...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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Can sinusitis really ause facial swelling into cheeks around jaw and neck?

Can sinusitis really ause facial swelling into cheeks around jaw and neck?

Absolutely: Serious sinusitis, called acute bacterial sinusitis, can definitely cause local facial swelling around the eyes. This definitely requires abx, unlike many attacks of common 'sinusitis.' But here are other infections that can swell these areas: tooth infections, salivary glands, soft tissue from bites/skin conditions, swollen lymph nodes. Majority facial swelling (50%) is dental source. ...Read more

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Started wearing compression garment 3 weeks after facial liposuction, masseter reduction and necklift, done together. Will I see good final result?

Started wearing compression garment 3 weeks after facial liposuction, masseter reduction and necklift, done together. Will I see good final result?

Compression garment: you should follow your surgeon's instructions. A compression garment is a good idea after these procedures. It is typically worn in the early postop period. ...Read more

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I am experiencing facial swelling and eye swelling 11 months post op upper jaw reinforcement surgery titanium plates.

I am experiencing  facial swelling and eye swelling 11 months post op upper jaw reinforcement surgery titanium plates.

Eye and fAce swellin: It is hard to tell what is going on with your limited description of what you had done. Was your maxilla or orbit broken and fixed? Please provide a little more information so I could answer the question with more certainty. It is not very normal to have a lot of swelling around plates that were placed for facial fractures. ...Read more

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Droopy lid, sudden facial numbness?

Droopy lid, sudden facial numbness?

Possible emergency: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to rule out worrisome things such as stroke. ...Read more

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Does lipo massage by endermologie reduces cellulite dimples?

Does lipo massage by endermologie reduces cellulite dimples?

Temporarily: These types of treatment only help for a short time and then the cellulite is back. Cellulaze laser is the only permanent solution for cellulite. ...Read more

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Can you get extreme facial pain from radiesse (dermal fillers) treatment?

Can you get extreme facial pain from radiesse (dermal fillers) treatment?

Call Your Doctor: Radiesse (dermal fillers) is a dermal filler (hydroxyapatite and cellulose) that is much denser than juvederm or restilyn. The material could potentially be pressing on a nerve or irritating the neurovascular bundle, depending on the area of injection and normal variations in anatomy. I agree with dr ruden that you should call your doctor and they should see you within a few days. ...Read more

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Does making facial expressions or raising your forehead or flexing face muscles decrease wrinkles?

Does making facial expressions or  raising your forehead or flexing face muscles decrease wrinkles?

No : Making facial expressions will have no effect on the development of wrinkles. Facial rhytids or wrinkles come from the effect of aging and sun exposure on the collagen layer of skin. As this layer thins, the elasticity of skin diminishes and facial expressions tend to stay permanently. ...Read more

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Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen? .

Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen?

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Nonsurgical facelift: A nonsurgical facelift includes noninvasive procedures like fillers, laser treatment and ultrasound treatment. Most physicians do not use collagen anymore but there are many fillers to choose from. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon to learn your options. ...Read more

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Is it normal to severe facial pain around the eyebrow, cheek, jaw & neck with Preseptal Cellulitis?

Is it normal to severe facial pain around the eyebrow, cheek, jaw & neck with Preseptal Cellulitis?

Ans: Well first of all I would assume you are on an antibiotic ? Now you could have a lot of swelling from the infection. If you do this could cause the facial pain you experience. But as you take the antibiotic thus should resolve. Stay in close contact with your doctor until this infection is resolved ...Read more

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Can facial plastic surgery get rid of chubby cheeks?

Can facial plastic surgery get rid of chubby cheeks?

Yes: Chubby cheeks can be thinned by resecting the fat pad just deep to the lining of the mouth. Suspension of this same fat pad can be accomplished surgically. Volume filling in the upper cheek areas can help to lift the lower face tissues to a certain degree. Finally, liposuction and/or facelift surgery can effectively change the relationships of fat pads in the face. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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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


Dr. Nishan Odabashian
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including ...Read more