Reshaping facial and neck skin by repositioning and tightening the soft tissues including the muscles and by resecting the redundant skin.
Sunken cheeks, drooping jowls, sagging neck.
SURGERY (as out-patient possible)
Through an incision that goes from the temple along the anterior ear creases upwards behind the ear into the scalp, the slack skin and the soft tissues are undermined and repositioned. Occasionally, a short incision under the chin allows a better re-draping of a slack neck.
general or local anesthesia with twilight premedication.
inconspicuous, see above.
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Hair loss in the scalp region.
Temporary muscle palsy.
Head bandage for 24 hours.
Suture removal after 10–14 days.
Resume work after 2-3 weeks.