Facial plast Surg 2014; 30(04): 373-379
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1383558
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Facelifting: Anatomical Considerations

Andre Levesque1, Jorge de la Torre1
  • 1Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
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Publication Date:
30 July 2014 (online)


Facelifting techniques continue to evolve as our understanding of facial aging improves. Improved technology to affect changes on skin for tightening and volume restoration with fat grafting or fillers have improved results and safety for our patients. Success with facelifting and facial rejuvenation requires an understanding of the underlying anatomy and allows restoration of the anatomy to the younger more youthful status while avoiding complications.