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When a peel is planned for a limited area of the face, such as in this case, just around the mouth, the peel can be performed at the same time as the face lift operation.  On the other hand, if a peel of the entire face is planned, we wait six weeks after the face lift before performing the peel.  It's asking too much of the skin to require that it heal underneath from the face lift operation at the same time that it's trying to heal on the surface from the peel.


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Questioner: What's the best treatment for my mom? She wants to look younger, and has already had a rhinoplasty
This my mom she did a rhinoplasty before years ago and she doesn't feel good about her face and nose. Does she need a revison rhinoplasty? And does she need a face left..her doctor said she is too early for face left. She hates her face and i want her to feel good about her self what does she need to feel younger and prettier?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Your mom could look better -- and younger -- with a revision rhinoplasty
Hi.
Your mom's rhinoplasty left her with a very long nose, and a long nose makes a face look older. Making a substantial elevation of the tip of the nose, even in a revision, is quite predictable, but only in the most expert of hands, so you must see before and after photos of a doctor's revision work in shortening noses before you hire a doctor.

Her nose could also be thinner, and the tip made less prominent from the front. See the attached video and the Web reference link for examples of what can be accomplished.

I tend to agree that it's hard to make a meaningful improvement in the face when the skin is still so thick and strong and smooth, and the neck line is so good. If I were your mom, I'd address the nose, and wait on the face!

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