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anna1003
Houston, TX

 
Are incisions from temple to eyes acceptable procedure in a facelift? Was done to me and had not been advised might be a possibility.
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My surgeon cut me across temple to eye corners instead of in hairline due to too much excess skin in face. I am very upset. Will it heal properly?

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docpichler


Plastic surgeon
sacramento, CA
United States
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  Lateral temple incision in facelift
January 25, 2011 12:14 PM

What you are describing is an approach that has been reported in the south american plastic surgery literature but rarely done here. Under unusual circumstances, one of which is lateral (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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January 24, 2011 1:21 PM

Sounds unusual but a posted photo could help in advising you. From MIAMI Dr. darryl j. Blinski (more)
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drbrent


Plastic surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA
United States
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  Large lateral oeriorbital incisions
January 24, 2011 10:03 AM

Usually we reduce extra lateral periorbital skin with a lateral browlift. You may have had unusual circumstances which necessitated that incision, we cannot judge without being there. I (more)
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drfuentes


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Tijuana, Mexico
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January 21, 2011 5:40 PM

The scar may heal very well. The location of the scar is not artistically aceptable, as it goes trough an area that is very visible, and the scar cannot be hide, it is more aceptable to (more)
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drredou


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vienna, VA
United States
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January 21, 2011 4:47 PM

Sorry for your situation. For me it is not acceptable . I hope that you have thin skin which help for a nice scar healing over time. (more)
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