A 29-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

what do i need to know before undergoing facial surgery?

4 doctor answers
Dr. John Hilinski
25 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Consult a surgeon: You should consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon. In today's day and age, there are specialists in all different areas of plastic surgery. If you are considering facial surgery, your best bet is to consult with a local expert who has dedicated training and experience in this particular region.
Answered on Jan 6, 2013
2
2 thanks
Dr. George Yang
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Do your research: There are many types of facial surgeries. Facelifts, necklifts, eyelid lifts, browlifts, facial implants, rhinoplasty to name a few. Each procedure has its own set of risks and complications, as well as pro's and con's if the procedure can be performed multiple ways. Do your research before the consultation. Find facial plastic, plastic or occuloplastic surgeon that regularly performs that surgery.
Answered on Nov 12, 2012
Dr. Azita Madjidi
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
The list is long: That is why you need a consultation to go over everything. It all depends what part of the face you are interested in and how your current face is. You will need to ask your plastic surgeon about the changes to expect, alternatives, recovery, risks and potential complications.
Answered on Feb 26, 2013
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Get a consultation: see a facial plastic surgeon for consultation as preoperative instructions vary based on the procedure. For all procedures quit smoking, and avoid blood thinners for at least 2 weeks before and after surgery
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Why do you ask?: I'm not a plastic surgeon, so I can't speak on the IF of such a procedure, nor its risks and benefits. For my patients seeking cosmetic surgery, I ask ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nima Shemirani
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Facial surgery: Dear jafar, you should speak to your surgeon it depends on what procedure you had you may notice that tingling may begin to happen, than means tha ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Acne Scarring: There are lots of OTC acne washes. Good exfoliation helps as well. As far as the scarring goes, micro needling can help (adding PRP helps even more) ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Johnson
Specializes in Orthodontics
Answer: : Answer: you present a complicated situation. With the accident you have had your normal anatomy changed and this may result in problems which are no ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month