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Are facelifts the best treatment of sagging necks and forehead wrinkles?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
A facelift or rhytidectomy is most useful for facial jowls, midface laxity and reduction of the nasolabial fold lines. Forehead wrinkles can be addressed with Botox and and a browlift. A neck lift may be required to tighten the submental (chin) skin and remove fat under the neck with plication of the medial neck muscle called the platysmal tighetening procedure. 

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