Facial Plastic Surgery Questions and Answers: Part 10

Facial Plastic Surgery Questions and Answers: Part 10

Question: What is my nose shape , is it big, and does it need a nose job?
Answer: From the limited photographs, you have a dorsal hump, which is composed of both bone and cartilage on the bridge line of your nose. A closed rhinoplasty can accomplish removal of the dorsal hump with all of the incisions placed on the inside of the nose. You also have a recessive chin profile, so strongly consider placement of a chin implant for better facial balance and proportions, especially with respect to your nose from the side profile.

Question: What would be the best treatment for my chin?
Answer: From the one very limited photograph, you have fat deposits located both above and below the platysma muscle in your neck. Noninvasive treatments simply aren’t going to work. A surgical neck lift involves liposuction of the fat deposits above the muscle, and surgical extraction of the fat deposits below the muscle, which also includes a platysma-plasty to significantly improve the jawline.

Question: Ok to lipo jowls as part of chin/jawline lipo?
Answer: In our practice, we never liposuction the jowls because you’ll get irregularities which will be quite visible in that location. If you have jowls, you’re a candidate for some sort of facelift procedure.

Question: No functional problems, would I be a good candidate for a sliding genioplasty?
Answer: Since you have no functional problems with your teeth, you are a candidate for a chin implant, which can be placed under local anesthesia as an outpatient procedure which takes about 30 minutes. In our practice, we placed them through a small incision underneath the chin to augment the chin forward for better facial balance, and proportions.

Question: Male, 5’8, 34 I don’t find my nose right for my face. What do you suggest?
Answer: A closed rhinoplasty approach can accomplish shaving down the dorsal hump, refinement of the nasal tip, and straightening the nose with all the incisions placed on the inside of it. No external incisions are required, and no painful packing is required either. Digital computer imaging of your nose upon your facial features would also be helpful to understand what can be accomplished with the procedure.

Question: Am I a good candidate for upper eyelid surgery?
Answer: A conservative skin only upper eyelid surgery can accomplish, lifting the crease on your upper lids, especially on your right side, where your more hooded. This procedure can be performed under local anesthesia as an outpatient procedure, and usually takes about 30 minutes.

Question: Which procedure should I get first – veneers or rhinoplasty revision/chin augmentation?
Answer: It does not matter in which order that you undergo these three procedures. A revision rhinoplasty can accomplish shaving down the residual dorsal hump, narrowing the bridge line and refining the nasal tip. A closed rhinopasty can accomplish this with all the incisions placed on the inside of the nose. The current chin implant can be removed and an additional implant placed through a submental approach. Both of these procedures can be performed under general anesthesia simultaneously.

Question: Which first: Facelift, or lip lift and nasolabial angle reduction?
Answer: In our practice, we do not perform a lip lift procedure due to multiple complications we’ve seen from other practices. Start with a facelift first which can rejuvenate your face and neck. The goal of a lower face and neck lift is to tighten loose facial and neck skin, tighten loose facial and neck muscles, lift the.

Question: Do you have any advice please as I am going to get a facelift and under eye fat removal?
Answer: It’s very important to look at your prospective surgeon’s before and after facelift and eyelid photo Gallery to ensure that you’re going to get a great result. Big hospital systems tend to concentrate on reconstructive plastic surgery, so it’s important to find out how much elective cosmetic facelift and eyelid surgery that your facial plastic surgeon is performing on a routine basis. It’s best to make appointments with three busy facelift surgeons and then make your decision.

Question: Does a maxilla’s forward position affect the long-term results of a tip rotation in rhinoplasty?
Answer: A full set of facial photographs from all angles and much more information is needed to answer your question. There are multiple anatomic factors in the nose that relate to rotation, De-rotation, projection and De-projection, since the nose is a three dimensional structure.

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