Platysmaplasty | definition of platysmaplasty by Medical dictionary
platysmaplasty (plă-tiz′mă-plas″tē) [ platysma + -plasty]
Surgery to minimize sagging skin under the jaw or to remove a double chin; a neck lift.
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Careful preoperative evaluation of the patient's anatomy dictates the most appropriate procedure, ranging from laser skin resurfacing to sub-superficial muscular aponeurotic system (sub-SMAS) rhytidectomy with an extended platysmaplasty
Joel Feldman's corset platysmaplasty
technique for counteracting gravitational changes in the mid to lower face and neck.
Excessive midline submental laxity can be problematic following rhytidectomy with platysmaplasty
in patients with features of rhytidosis facialis with extreme midline submental laxity and moderate submental fat (figure 1).