The Large Flap Sculptured Facelift

Dermatologic Surgery

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1988 Abstract

Shire JR, Johnson CM Jr, Orr JB.


The large flap sculptured facelift.
J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 1988 Dec;14(12):1352-6.

Tulane University Medical Center, Louisiana.

The large flap sculptured facelift is a redraping rather than a pinching or
pulling operation. The skin flaps are redraped over the tightened, sculptured
underlying fat-musculoaponeurosis. This procedure can be performed on a majority
of patients with minimal complications.