Suture midface suspension.

  • Ugurbas S
  • Goldberg R
  • McCann J
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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To describe a simple and effective facelift technique useful as an adjunct to other oculoplastic procedures METHODS: Retrospective, non-comparative case series. Thirty five patients undergoing suture midface suspension from 1998 to 2000. Suspension sutures were passed from the nasolabial fold to the temporalis fascia to elevate the midface and the corner of the mouth. RESULTS: A satisfactory and stable outcome is obtained in 2 years of follow up. CONCLUSION: Suture midface suspension is a safe and effective technique for the management of midface descent.

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  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Rhytidoplasty
  • Rhytidoplasty: methods
  • Suture Techniques
  • Treatment Outcome

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Authors

  • Suat H Ugurbas

  • Robert a Goldberg

  • John D McCann

  • Norman Shorr

  • Rachna Murthy

  • Guy J Ben Simon

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