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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
11:30AM - 1:30PM


(C) 104A-B


Management of the Anterior Neck in Facial Rejuvenation

Tirbod Fattahi, DDS, MD
Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Florida Health Science Center
Jacksonville, FL


The purpose of this presentation is to provide a systematic approach for the aesthetic rejuvenation of the anterior neck. Patient selection, diagnosis, surgical execution and utilization of this procedure in combination with other surgical manuvers will be emphasized. Benefits of this operation especially as an office-based procedure will also be described.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Evaluate the aesthetic value and benefit of anterior platysmaplasty as a routine component of every facial rejuvenative procedure.
  2. Offer a step by step approach in diagnosis, treatment plan, and surgical execution of an anterior neck rejuvenation procedure.
  3. Teach and identify specific techniques employed in the rejuvenation of the neck (platysmaplasty) in order to augment other surgical procedures such as orthognathic surgery routinely perfomred by an OMS.

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