WHEN LESS IS MORE IN NECK LIFT: MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH LOP – LATERAL OVERLAPPING PLATYSMAPLASTY

Abstract

(Português) O autor apresenta um resumo de sua experiência pessoal com a técnica LOP- em que faz a plicatura lateral do platisma sem necessitar fazer a incisão sub mentoniana, evitando assim grandes descolamentos, e todas as complicações que podem acompanhar o tratamento excessivo das estruturas do pescoço.

Palavras chave: Cervicoplastia, lifting, lifting de pescoço , platisma, glândula sub mandibular.

Raul Gonzalez (1)

Ricardo Gonzalez (2)

(1) Member of SBCP, ISAPS, ASAPS, ASPS e AMCPRE.

(2) Specialist by the SBCP

Abstract

The author presents a summary of his personal experience with the LOP technique, in which he does lateral plication of the platysma without requiring a sub-mental incision, thus avoiding large detachments and all the complications that may accompany the excessive treatment of the structures of the neck.

Keywords: Cervicoplasty, facelift, neck lift, platysma, submandibular gland.