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This woman had a face lift operation and a chemical peel of the skin around her mouth.  But she also had another procedure, called a pre-jowl implant.  The jowl makes a bulge in the jaw line, and there usually appears to be a dent just in front of the jowl.  The face lift pulls the jowl's excess skin up and back toward the ear to smooth the jaw line, but the smoothing can be more effective if we put something underneath the skin to push out that dent at the same time.

That something is called a pre-jowl implant, and as the name suggests, it fills out the depression in front of the jowl.  The implant looks very much like a chin implant, but it is shaped so that it doesn't make the chin stronger from the profile view.  The face lift surgery tutorial contains a chapter devoted to the topic of pre-jowl implants (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).


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Questioner: Beverly Hills Doctors versus New York Doctors sense of aesthetics.
Hi, I am going to have a revision rhinoplasty soon. I am a male and I do not want my nose to look "done." Several people have told me that Beverly Hills doctors prefer a more "done" look than NY doctors. They say it is the style differences of the 2 cities. Is this true?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Geography has nothing to do with the results of a rhinoplasty
Hi! Beverly Hills has surgeons who can give you a beautiful, natural nose, surgeons who will give you a nose that looks "done," and surgeons who shouldn't be operating on noses at all. New York City has all three kinds of surgeons, too. You pick a surgeon based on whether you like the results he has been able to accomplish for others, not on his location.

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