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GabrielleCook
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How problematic is it to adjust a endotine ribbon?
Forehead Lift, Brow Lift

I got a midface/brow lift with an endotine ribbon. Only six days after surgery, I see much of my sagging cheeks coming back. Can a doc pull the endotine ribbon further up? Is that another surgery? Difficult? Painful?

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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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April 23, 2012 3:36 PM

Agree with Doc Blinski: ask your surgeon (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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April 21, 2012 6:30 AM

Best to ask your endocrine surgeon. Wait at least a few weeks. (more)
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