Angelo L. Cuzalina, MD, DDS, FAACS
Tulsa Surgical Arts, Tulsa, OK

Dr. Cuzalina is triple board certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, the Oral & Maxillofacial Board as well as the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery. He has practiced exclusively cosmetic surgery in Tulsa, Oklahoma since 1998. Dr. Cuzalina was elected as the 2013 President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) and as the 2011 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). Dr. Cuzalina routinely authors articles on all aspects of cosmetic surgery. He has written well over 30 book chapters on topics such as endoscopic forehead and brow lifting, blepharoplasty, face and neck lifting, facial implants, submentoplasty, liposuction, breast lifts, breast augmentation, Brazilian butt lifting and rhinoplasty. Dr. Cuzalina has also published countless articles on abdominoplasty, aesthetic breast surgery, and body contouring following massive weight loss and is on the editorial board for several cosmetic surgery publications. He is a frequent guest lecturer for cosmetic surgery courses throughout the US and internationally having given well over 200 lectures on cosmetic surgery. Dr. Cuzalina is the program chairman for several accredited live cosmetic surgery workshops each year and is chairman of an AACS approved cosmetic surgery fellowship training program.

Take Home Message

The presentation will discuss specific surgical techniques to maximize the chin-neck angle. Difficult neck options will be reviewed to allow even the most challenging neck anatomy to be altered safely to achieve a much more pleasing and youthful neck. Specific techniques such as deep fat sculpting, chin augmentation, jawline enhancement, platysmal resection and submandibular gland debulking techniques used by the author with be discussed and demonstrated in the lecture and slides.