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Head and Face Medicine

, 2:35

First Online: 01 November 2006Received: 06 August 2006Accepted: 01 November 2006


ObjectiveTo describe a simple and effective facelift technique useful as an adjunct to other oculoplastic procedures

MethodsRetrospective, 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.

ResultsA satisfactory and stable outcome is obtained in 2 years of follow up.

ConclusionSuture midface suspension is a safe and effective technique for the management of midface descent.

Electronic supplementary materialThe online version of this article doi:10.1186-1746-160X-2-35 contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

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Autor: Suat H Ugurbas - Robert A Goldberg - John D McCann - Norman Shorr - Rachna Murthy - Guy J Ben Simon


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