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Facelifts: Why No Signs Should Reveal Surgery

  Anyone considering a facelift knows the surgery includes multiple techniques and procedure options. Different types of facelifts are advertised with catchy names, but I like to stick to only proven techniques for my Honolulu and Maui plastic surgery patients. The method I prefer for facelift surgery produces the most natural-looking results and minimizes scars. At my Honolulu practice, I use the SMAS facelift because patients emerge looking refreshed but not like they’ve been “worked on.” SMAS stands for superficial muscular aponeurotic system, which is the network of muscles, nerves, and ligaments beneath the skin that provides the underlying structure … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD