Facial plast Surg 2007; 23(1): 045-048
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-970132
Copyright © 2007 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.

Short Incision, Short Flap Face-Lift Surgery versus Deep Plane Face-Lift Surgery

John R. Coleman1  Jr. 
  • 1Atlanta Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia
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Publication Date:
02 March 2007 (online)


Face-lift surgery is becoming very common. The number of techniques and the expected results from those techniques vary greatly. Often it is confusing to patients and surgeons what is meant when the term face-lift is used. This article then analyzes two specific face-lift techniques, noting differences in patient selection, technique, result, and healing time.