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Plastic Surgery Center

William A. Portuese, M.D.

Facial Plastic Surgery Questions and Answers: Part 10

Question: Facelift v neck lift to treat my loose jowls/jawline?
Answer: Much more information is needed, such as a full set of facial and neck photographs from all angles And your age. The skin tone in your neck will determine which is going to be the best procedure for you. In our practice, a neck lift involves removal of fat deposits above and below the platysma muscle in addition to a platysma plasty. No skin removal is required, and it is usually performing people less than 50 years of age. When the skintone is inelastic in the neck you’ll require a lower face and neck lift procedure to tighten that loose skin. Facelifts are usually performed on patients over 50 years of age.

Question: Face asymmetry, possible treatments?
Answer: You have some mild facial asymmetry, but your nose is very crooked making your facial asymmetry worse, therefore just consider a rhinoplasty to help make your nose and face look more symmetrical. It’s also important know if you have a deviated septum on the inside of your nose, since the external component is very crooked. Choose your plastic surgeon wisely based on extensive experience, since rhinoplasty is one of the most difficult procedure to perform correctly in the entire cosmetic surgery.

Question: How soon after FaceTite/NeckTite could I have a neck lift?
Answer: The photographs demonstrate fat deposits in the neck, Jowls, platysma cords, and significant laxity of the skin in the neck which is going to require a lower face and neck lift procedure to address all of these issues.

Question: What surgical procedures will help with my insecurities?
Answer: A closed rhinoplasty approach can accomplish making your nose smaller such as shaving down the dorsal hump, refinement of the bulbous nasal tip, and releasing the depressor septi ligament which dynamically pulls your tip downwind when smiling. All of the incisions are placed on the inside of the nose. No external incision is required and no painful packing is required. Digital computer imaging would be be helpful to understand what can be accomplished with your nose upon your facial features.

Question: Would a thread lift help my sagging face area after weight loss?
Answer: The goal of a lower face and neck lifters to tighten loose facial and neck skin, tighten loose facial and neck muscles, lift the jowls, and remove fat deposits in the neck. Threadlifts cannot accomplish what a facelift can.

Question: Nose job correction. Is there a way to reduce my large bridge?
Answer: A full set of facial photograph from all angles are going to be required to make sure that you’re a candidate for a revision rhinoplasty, since this procedure is one of the most difficult to perform correctly in the entire field of cosmetic surgery.

Question: Would laser assisted Lipo be the best way to correct my neck and chin?
Answer: The photograph is very limited, and it appears that there is recessive chin profile for which a Chin implant can improve, and fat deposits and the neck along with inelastic skin in the neck itself. A lower face and neck lift be required to tighten loose facial and neck skin, tighten loose facial and neck muscles, lift the jowls, and surgical extraction of the fat deposits in the neck located above and below the does not muscle itself. A chin implant can be performed simultaneously. A full set of facial photographs from all angles are going to be required to make a determination about how best to proceed.

Question: What would you recommend for a more defined chin?
Answer: The Photographs demonstrate significant fat deposits in the neck located above and below the platysma muscle, jowls, inelasticity of the skin in the neck, and a recessive chin profile. Consider placement of a chin implant to augment the Chin forward for better facial balance and proportions. Consider lower face and neck lift which will accomplish tightening loose facial and neck skin, tightening loose facial and neck muscles, removing fat deposits above and below the platysma muscle in the neck in addition to lifting the jowls.

Question: Is it possible for me to get a small nose like any of these?
Answer: A closed rhinoplasty can accomplish Refinement of the nasal tip, shaving down the dorsal hump, and narrowing your nostrils. It’s also important to release the depressor septi ligament which dynamically pulls the tip downward when smiling. And alar plasty can accomplish narrowing wide nostrils.

Question: Is a closed rhinoplasty a good option for me to get a natural nose job?
Answer: Yes, a closed rhinoplasty Procedure can accomplish shaving down the dorsal hump, decreasing the overall projection of the nose, refining the nasal tip, and reduction of the hanging columella in addition to narrowing the bridge line. For many examples, please see the link below to our closed rhinoplasty photo Gallery.

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