Incorporating Midline Platysmaplasty with Lateral Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System Facelifting

Deniz Gerecci, Elizabeth M. Floyd, Stephen W. Perkins

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Abstract

Management of the platysma is key to achieving an ideal neck contour during rhytidectomy. This article reviews platysmal anatomy, indications for platysmaplasty, preoperative patient assessment, surgical technique for midline platysmaplasty, postoperative management, long-term outcomes, and the senior author's experience and philosophy on midline platysmaplasty in the setting of lateral superficial muscular aponeurotic system facelifting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-378
Number of pages10
JournalFacial plastic surgery clinics of North America
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Facelift
  • Neck lift
  • Platysmaplasty
  • Rhytidectomy
  • SMAS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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