Facelift techniques have evolved over the years, and modifications will continue into the future in pursuit of producing the best long-lasting aesthetic results.
TRIO Best Practices » Facial Plastic/Reconstructive
The suggests attempting preoperative steroid injections prior to proceeding with surgical excision
Leech therapy is a temporary modality to decrease skin flap venous congestion until further revascularization occurs for venous outflow
Immediate repair should be undertaken for orbital blowout fractures where bony fragments impinge upon the optic nerve
Studies confirm the prognostic value of ENoG testing performed between 3 and 14 days after onset of complete facial paralysis
Autologous fat injections, and injectible fillers such as collagen and poly-L-lactic acid, can yield long-term results, but no definitive recommendation can be made
Cartilage grafting has comparable postoperative hearing results to traditional fascia grafting in pediatric patients, as well as improvement in long-term closure of the tympanic membrane