A 38-year-old member asked:
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Will I have a lot of stitches from my neck lift, and will they be painful to remove?

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Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: Depending on the type of neck lift you undergo will determine the amount of stitches required. I typically use sutures that require removal under the chin and behind the ear. They are not painful to remove.
Answered on Feb 6, 2016

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