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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
face lift and chemical peel
 
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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: Is It Worth Getting my Rhinoplasty? Because I Think my Front Looks Good.
how should it change?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Often the frontal view changes little in a rhinoplasty
When most of your complaints result from a strong profile view, it's possible to improve that profile while making only tiny changes to the frontal view. See my "Web reference" link for a morph showing how your profile could be changed and some other important info. I brought the tip of your nose back closer to your face, took down the hump, and raised the tip a small amount.

These changes would only affect the frontal view by perhaps having the nose not droop down over your lip quite so much. It makes sense: you can't really tell from the frontal view how big someone's hump is, so it's the profile view that changes more.

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