Midcheek and Lower Face/Neck Rejuvenation in the Male Patient

Brian W. Downs, Tom Wang

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Abstract

Rejuvenation of the mid- and lower face in the male patient can be challenging. Historically, most of these procedures were performed on female patients. However, an increasing number of men are seeking rejuvenative procedures and because of this trend, it is imperative that facial plastic surgeons become facile with the nuances of male mid- and lower facial rejuvenation. Failing to understand the important differences between male and female patients can lead to pitfalls during the perioperative period. The conscientious surgeon should be mindful of these differences, beginning with the male cosmetic consultation and proceeding through to the postoperative period. The goal of this article is to review the principles of male mid- and lower facial rejuvenation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-327
Number of pages11
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008

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Keywords

  • Facelift
  • Malar augmentation
  • Midface lift
  • Rhytidectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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