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The following information is adopted from a lecture I give to head and neck surgery residents at the University of Cincinnati on the aging face and how it can be treated.

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Extended deep plane facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Middle Aged Woman Who Has Had A Deep Plate Facelift in Cincinnati

Swelling is normal and expected after any facelift surgery, including the extended deep plane facelift. It gradually resolves without intervention in almost all cases (...

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Extended deep plane facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

There are many reasons individuals seek revision, or secondary, facelifts. Regardless of the reason, deep plane facelift surgery including the...

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Chin implant in Cincinnati, Ohio

A weak, or recessed, chin can be concerning to men and women, not only because this feature can make the face appear smaller than it is, but it can also make the nose appear larger and more projected than it is. There are surgical and non-surgical options to treat a weak chin. Seek a...

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Cincinnati facial plastic surgery drainage devices

Small drains are an important component of the post-operative recovery after an extended deep plane facelift and neck lift at Harmon Facial Plastic Surgery in Cincinnati. While they are usually in place only for one day, the care of these drains is essential while they remain in place.

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Fat augmentation in Cincinnati, Ohio

Some individuals lose volume (i.e., fat) in their face as they age. Other individuals are born with poor volume and/or poor projection of their facial bones. Both individuals may benefit from fat augmentation. Seek a fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon to help determine whether fat...

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Fat augmentation in Cincinnati, Ohio

Fat grafting and a cheek lift procedure each address specific concerns about the cheek and the cheek-eyelid interface. Seek a fellowship-trained specialist in facial plastic surgery to help determine the most appropriate approach for you.

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Otoplasty in Cincinnati, Ohio

Ear pinning (otoplasty) surgery can address specific concerns about excessive projection of the ears in children and adults. Seek a fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon to help determine whether ear pinning (otoplasty) surgery is appropriate for your concerns.

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Extended deep plane facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

The post-operative recovery period is an important time where meticulous care can maximize healing and minimize down time. It is for that reason that Dr. Harmon has developed a comprehensive plan for the post-operative recovery period.

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Extended deep plane facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

A common question asked during consultation for facelift surgery is what the post-operative dressings will look and feel like. Many express a concern about being required to wear large, heavy compression...

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Extended deep plane facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

People generally know their body better than anyone else, including their physician. However, people do not always have the medical language to explain what they see when they look in a mirror. For example, you may have heard and understand the term “jowling” but do not quite feel like that...

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Buccal fat removal in Cincinnati, Ohio

There is a great deal of confusion among patients between buccal fat and jowl fat and their appropriate treatment, likely due to the complex shape of facial fat compartments. This blog post seeks to reduce that confusion. Seek a fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon if you have concerns...

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Extended deep plane facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

The core of any facial plastic surgeon’s skills come from their training in fellowship, which follows their residency training. The premier body for fellowship training in facial plastic surgery is the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Established surgeons...

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Deep Plane Facelift in Cincinnati, Ohio

While often beneficial for their indicated use(s), non-surgical procedures, including injectables and energy-based devices (e.g., radiofrequency, ultrasound), can alter the tissue in the areas treated by...

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Perioral Mound in Cincinnati, Ohio

Perioral rejuvenation – or plastic surgery of and around the mouth – is a popular topic in Cincinnati, Ohio. The perioral area includes not only the...

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lift and Neck Lift Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio

The effects of some non-surgical procedures on the face and neck are often promoted as approaching/approximating the effects of a facelift and/or neck lift. These procedures fall into three categories: fillers, energy-based devices, and sutures, otherwise known as threading. In fact, many...

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Facelift and Neck Lift Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio

Almost every surgical procedure in every surgical subspecialty has post-operative bleeding as a risk. This includes facial plastic surgery procedures. And while the risk of bleeding – also known as a hematoma – is low, it is something surgeons work hard to further reduce the risk of, especially...

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lift and Neck Lift Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio

The effects of some non-surgical procedures on the face and neck are often promoted as approaching/approximating the effects of a facelift and/or neck lift. These procedures fall into three categories: fillers, energy-based devices, and sutures, otherwise known as threading. In fact, many...

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Facelift and Neck Lift Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio

Almost every surgical procedure in every surgical subspecialty has post-operative bleeding as a risk. This includes facial plastic surgery procedures. And while the risk of bleeding – also known as a hematoma – is low, it is something surgeons work hard to further reduce the risk of, especially...

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