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How Long Does The Pain Last After A Facelift
Facelift = Mild Pain: Most of my patients report mild to moderate discomfort, and only in the first couple of days. Most are able to take tylenol by that time. Severe pain would be highly unusual and should prompt a visit to your surgeon for an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Besides chemical peels and a traditional facelift, what else is out there that effectively reduces fine lines on one's face? How long do effects last?
Recovery after facel: Recovery is very individual. I recommend setting yourself up for success. Stop any aspirin, advil, fish oil, etc for two weeks prior to the procedure. Watch your salt 3 days before and after. Iced compresses for 48 hours after and then lymphatic drainage treatments to help mobilize swelling. Depending on the combination of procedures 1-2 weeks generally. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Did a mini facelift on the 9th June.still have slight swelling on the eyes and cheeks.how long will it take to go down it is now 19days since surgery.i have no pain?
About 1 Week: Most will notice a 2-3 day period of swelling and possible bruising. This is usually gone to the point where most observers would not see the "obvious" signs of having had surgery. Pain is mild and usually patients can take plain tylenol by the 2nd or 3rd day. Many md's will recommend that you wear a "wrap" garment for several days after the procedure. Most of my patients are back to work at 1 wk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You: You are able to return to your normal activities right away, there is no downtime associated with it. I say that 19 of 20 patients can go back to work the next day but there is some swelling. Results will be seen over the course of 2-3 months and some patients have reported continued improvement for up to 6 months, including lifting and tightening of the skin on the neck, under the chin, along the jawline, and on the brow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In general, how long are each of the incisions for a mid-face facelift? How many incisions? Any way to avoid the long incision lines?
How long is it recommended to stop smoking before a facelift, and how long does nicotine stay in blood system?
As soon as possible: You should stop smoking for at least 2 weeks before and continue at least 2 weeks after the procedure. Although nicotine only lasts 24 hrs in your system, the detrimental effects may last much longer. Smoking increases risks of complications and prolongs the healing process. Abstaining is one thing that you control that can optimize your results and ensure a safer procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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