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The Art and Science of Facelift Surgery, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780443121364
ISBN: 9780443121364
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Improved surgical techniques and increasing patient expectations have transformed the field of cosmetic facial surgery, and The Art and Science of Facelift Surgery, 2nd Edition, brings you up to speed with today’s best and latest procedures. This highly practical resource features a superbly illustrated print reference with step-by-step procedures accompanied by surgical videos of each technique. Comprehensive, easy-to-follow instruction from internationally recognized expert Dr. Joe Niamtu III, with chapters by other internationally recognized colleagues, helps you achieve optimal outcomes on frequently requested procedures.
Key Features
  • Provides authoritative advice, technical tips, and personal approaches from Dr. Niamtu, a key opinion leader in cosmetic surgery, with contributions from other leading facelift surgeons.
  • Covers the contemporary procedures that today’s patients are requesting, including deep plane facelifts, submandibular gland resection, male facelifts, minimally invasive facelifts, chin implants, revision facelifts, and many more.
  • Includes hundreds of new clinical photos, new video content, and updated procedural guidance, tips, and tricks throughout.
  • Contains an abundance of full-color photographs that illustrate surgical steps and before-and-after outcomes, as well as easy-to-follow instruction for each procedure.
  • Features high-quality videos such as diagnosis, patient selection, and surgical marking; deep plane face and neck lift; minimally invasive facelift; submentoplasty; all common SMAS approaches; facelift flap trimming; office setup and instrumentation; facelift complications; and more—showing all necessary and important stages of each surgery so you can learn directly from the surgeon as you watch each step being performed.
  • Helps both trainee and practicing aesthetic surgeons obtain optimal results and high patient satisfaction with every facelift.
  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. Any additional digital ancillary content may publish up to 6 weeks following the publication date.


Cover image
Title page
Video Contents
Chapter 1 What Is a Facelift? History and Semantics
What Does a Facelift Do?
Further Reading
Chapter 2 The Facial Aging
The Relationship of Facial Fat in Aging
Midface and Lower Facial Aging
Chin and Submental Region
The Facial Aging Process From the “Inside Out”
Gender Differences: Do Females and Males Age the Same?
Further Reading
Chapter 3 Facelift Anatomy
Layer 1: Skin
Layer 2: Subcutaneous
Layer 3: Superficial Fascia (Musculoaponeurotic)
The Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System
Layer 4: Areolar Plane
Layer 5: Deep Fascia and Periosteum
Further Reading
Chapter 4 Evaluating and Understanding the Cosmetic Surgery Patient in the Preoperative Experience
Physical Plant: Nonsurgical Spaces
Physical Plant: Surgical Spaces
Understanding the Cosmetic Surgery Patient and the Team Approach for the Office
The Art of the Consult
Meeting the Surgeon
Finishing the Consultation
The Intraoperative Period
The Postsurgical Period
Patient Recovery and Biopsychosocial Implications
Dealing with the Unhappy Patient
Management of the Difficult Patient
Patient Selection
Dealing With the Difficult Patient During the Consultation
Managing Dissatisfaction in Cosmetic Surgery Patients
The Importance of Listening
Stature and Position: “Get Small in the Room”
Finding a Satisfactory Solution
Further Reading
Chapter 5 The Surgical Facility
Office Accreditation
Chapter 6 Facelift and Neck Lift: The Procedure
Marking the Patient and Incision Design
Posterior Facelift Incision
Off to the Operating Room
Tumescent Anesthesia
Step-by-Step Facelift Technique
Addressing the SMAS
Treating the Posterior (Lateral) Platysma
Skin Management
Simultaneous Facelift and Skin Resurfacing
Advanced Ancillary Procedures
Facelift Case Presentations
Chapter 7 Deep Plane Facelift and Deep Neck Lift
Deep Plane Neck Lift and Isolated Deep Plane Neck Rejuvenation
Deep Neck Anatomy
Surgical Procedure
Case Presentations
Isolated Submentoplasty
Neck Evaluation
Liposuction Technique (Alone vs. Combined With Submentoplasty)
Patient Selection for an Isolated Submentoplasty
Surgical Technique
Chapter 8 Abbreviated Facelift and Neck Lift Procedures: Short Scar Facelift
Short Scar Facelift
Who Is a Short Scar Facelift Candidate?
Short Scar Facelift: My Evolution of Thought, Process, and Techniques
History of Short Scar Facelifting
Problems Encountered With the Short Scar Facelift
Evolution of My Techniquein Short Scar Facelifting
Direct Neck Excision Z-Plasty
Surgical Technique
Case Presentations
Further Reading
Chapter 9 My Theory of Facelift Surgery
Facial Rejuvenation Philosophy
Defining Goals of Facial Rejuvenation Treatment
Face Volumetric Enhancement
Determining Facial Anatomical Sites to Undergo Volume Enhancement
Methods of Permanent Facial Volume Replacement
Autologous Facial Fat Grafting
Facial Silastic Implants: Midface
Chin and Complete Mandibular Border Implants
Deep-Plane Facelift Surgery
Increase Successful Facelift Cosmetic Outcomes
Chapter 10 Facelift and Neck Lift: History and My Current Deep Plane Technique
Anatomical Considerations
Patient Approach
Preoperative Care and Anesthetic Considerations
Surgical Technique
Postoperative Care
Adjuvant Therapy
Further Reading
Chapter 11 Minimally Invasive Management of the Neck Muscles and Cervicomental Angle Using a Percutaneous Suture Suspension System—MyEllevate
The Theory and Background of MyEllevate
Patient Assessment and Evaluation: Who Is a Good Candidate?
Description of Procedure
Concomitant Procedures
Postoperative Care
Complications and Prevention
Pearls and Pitfalls
Chapter 12 Facelift Complications: Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention
Preoperative Complications
Intraoperative Surgical Complications
Postoperative Edema and Ecchymosis
Neurologic Complications
Flap Viability Complications
Wound Care for Necrotic Skin
Neck and Submental Irregularities
Salivary Gland Fistula
Suture Complications
Complications of the Hair and Hairline
Postfacelift Infections
Wound Dehiscence
Accidental Burns
Complications Involving the Ear and Earlobe
Surgical Scars
Retained Foreign Bodies
Revision Facelift Surgery
Readdressing a Good Result That Has Changed Over the Years From the Natural Aging Process