Treatment of the superficial musculo-aponeurotic system during minimally invasive facial rejuvenation

May 14, 2019 by in Aesthetic plastic surgery Comments Off on Treatment of the superficial musculo-aponeurotic system during minimally invasive facial rejuvenation

Key points • To understand the underlying structural anatomy of the face, including the superficial musculo-aponeurotic system (SMAS), originally described by Mitz and Peyronie in 1976, platysma and supporting ligaments….

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Short-scar facelift

May 14, 2019 by in Aesthetic plastic surgery Comments Off on Short-scar facelift

Key points • Our workhorse in minimally invasive facial rejuvenation is the MACS-lift (minimal access cranial suspension lift). • A short-scar facelift is not the same as a traditional facelift…

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Botox® Cosmetic

May 14, 2019 by in Aesthetic plastic surgery Comments Off on Botox® Cosmetic

Key points • Botulinum neurotoxin type A produces chemodenervation of muscle by preventing binding of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular endplate. • Relaxation of the underlying muscle improves rhytids and can…

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Endoscopic brow lift

May 14, 2019 by in Aesthetic plastic surgery Comments Off on Endoscopic brow lift

Key points • Brow aesthetics and surgical options for brow lift and forehead rejuvenation. • Ideal candidates for the endoscopic browlift technique. • Forehead and periocular anatomy. • Surgical technique…

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Chemical peels

May 14, 2019 by in Aesthetic plastic surgery Comments Off on Chemical peels

• Surgical techniques can only indirectly improve textural changes of aging, particularly in difficult areas such as the perioral region. • Standard approaches such as the Baker-Gordon peel and laser…

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