SMAS Plication in Superficial Plane & Bichectomy in Facial Lifting

SMAS Plication in Superficial Plane & Bichectomy in Facial Lifting

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Sergio Olate
Márcio de Moraes


The facial lifting show a favorable evolution in the last years; some technical modifications and the mixture with another procedures can make a more favorable results, with predictability and low morbidity. The aim of this paper is to show a mixture of two surgical techniques to obtain complimentary results in facial lifting. The technique of facial lifting with SMAS plication and bichectomy are frequently used in facial plastic surgery; the combined work of both procedures allow a reduction in the adipose tissue in the lateral and middle side of the buccal area, showing better esthetical results with a low morbidity.


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