Extended superficial musculaponeurotic system dissection and composite rhytidectomy.


The composite facelift represents a comprehensive technique for facial rejuvenation with tissue repositioning of essentially every deep structure of the aging face, addressing the neck, lower face, mid face/lower eyelid junction, and forehead. The superior lateral vector of the lower face is "balanced" with a superior medial vector of the cheek and lower… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cps.2008.05.014