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A 53-year-old female asked:

had a mini facelift on the 9th june ,can i used vitamin e oil,on my ears stitches are out.eyes on top and below.i am 19days post surgery..

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
VITAMIN E OIL: I TELL MY PATIENTS, "NEVER EVER USE VITAMIN E OIL OR CREAM OR LOTION ON THE SKIN!" WHY? BECAUSE I HAVE SEEN LOTS OF ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO IT . . . BUT THAT'S JUST ME.
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Ask your surgeon: It is always best to ask the surgeon who performed the procedure. Following post-op protocol is important and if you let them know what you are trying to accomplish they can advise you based on your actual case specifics.

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