In patients that do not want or cannot have usual rejuvenation surgery, they have the option of
removing unwanted wrinkles. Direct approaches are also useful to correct in a simple and
effective way the so called “turkey gobbler neck deformity” created by the muscle (platysma)
bands and the neck skin laxity. Incision following the “relaxed skin tension lines” tend to heal
The following is an example of deep melolabial and marionette lines correction utilizing this
technique. The fold and lines have been excised achieving a real rhytidectomy. (wrinkle
removal). Also, the treatment of the turkey gobbler neck deformity in this patient is
remarkable! The scars have completely faded after six months.