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Suture midface suspension

Authors
Journal
Head & Face Medicine
1746-160X
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Volume
2
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1746-160x-2-35
Keywords
  • Case Study

Abstract

Objective To describe a simple and effective facelift technique useful as an adjunct to other oculoplastic procedures Methods Retrospective, non-comparative case series. Thirty five patients undergoing suture midface suspension from 1998 to 2000. Suspension sutures were passed from the nasolabial fold to the temporalis fascia to elevate the midface and the corner of the mouth. Results A satisfactory and stable outcome is obtained in 2 years of follow up. Conclusion Suture midface suspension is a safe and effective technique for the management of midface descent.

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