|Journal||Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg Volume: 20 Issue: 4 Pages: 262-6|
|Publish Date||2012 Aug|
To evaluate the current evidence-based medicine for rhytidectomy. Specific techniques and their scientific rationale are explored. The authors’ practice modifications based on this evidence will be reviewed.The utilities of short scar facelift techniques are validated. Specific indications for the deep plane technique are also discussed.The reader will understand the rationale for choosing specific rhytidectomy techniques for young patients, older patients and specific anatomic findings.