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What is a facelift? How long does a facelift usually last?

Facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a common facial plastic surgery procedure performed to address the signs of aging by repositioning ptotic and sagging tissue, removing excess skin and facial fat, while restoring volume to deficient areas. The overall effect is a … Continue reading

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What is a deep-plane facelift? How is it different from a SMAS facelift?

During a traditional SMAS facelift, the skin and subcutaneous tissue is elevated from an incision designed around the ear in a single layer. The layer deep to the skin and subcutaneous fat is the SMAS, or superficial musculo-aponeurotic system, a … Continue reading

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Where are the scars for a deep-plane facelift? How much downtime is there for a facelift?

The beauty of a well-designed and well-performed deep-plane facelift is that the result is youthful and natural, and the scar is virtually undetectable. The incision is hidden in the temporal hair tuft, along the back of the tragus, and in … Continue reading

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Hanging on by a thread? Sew Amazing!

PDO threads, also known as Polydioxanone threads, are FDA approved and made of dissolvable suture material that the body can break down. They have been around since the 1980s and have been used in surgery for tissue approximation and wound … Continue reading

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Facelift Before and After | Deep Plane Facelift Recovery

Facelift specialist, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Donald B. Yoo, discusses Deep Plane Facelift surgery including facelift recovery, and facelift expectations. Rhytidectomy Before and After photos and patient reviews are shown.  

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