SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2021
2:00pm – 4:00pm
2-Hour Courses


302 Neck Lift: Planning and Technique
Timothy Marten, MD
Level: Comprehensive                         Organization: Didactic
This course will be a practical, clinically oriented, guide to planning and performing a neck lift.  Videotape presentations of key parts of the procedure will be made and the course will include a question and answer period.
Desired outcomes:

  • Review the relevance of deep layer neck structures in the aging neck and the importance of modifying deep layer structures in the modern neck lift procedure
  • Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of the commonly advocated neck lift techniques
  • Discuss pre-operative analysis of the individual patient and the formulation of an appropriate surgical plan
  • Discuss planning of incisions to minimize scars, hairline displacement and secondary deformities
  • Discuss treatment of the platysma
  • Review clinically relevant anatomy important to surgical technique and avoiding complications
  • Discuss treatment of the prominent submandibular gland and large digastric muscles
  • Discuss management of the difficult neck
  • Discuss sequencing neck lift with other procedures
  • Review anesthesia considerations with neck lift surgery
  • Discuss patient safety issues in neck lift surgery
  • Discuss per-operative care of the neck lift patient


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