A 37-year-old member asked:
how long before the stitches are removed following a neck lift?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Suture removal: When I do neck lifts or facelifts, all of the sutures are absorbable and are under the skin.
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
1 week: Typically after a face/necklift, sutures are removed in one week.
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Necklift stitches: Stitches come out at 5 to 7 days after surgery.
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Absorbable: I only use absorbable sutures and exclusively buried under the skin.
Whenever permanent sutures are used on the face they absolutely most be removed prior to 7 days.
Last updated Jun 16, 2014
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