Varies. Swelling varies from person to person. Some swell more than others. The surgical technique of the surgeon and the way he handles the tissues will make a difference. In my experience over 90% of my patient are back to work within 2 weeks. The swelling however will last 6-12 weeks on the average.
2-4 weeks. Swelling after a facelift typically resolves in 2-4 weeks.
This . This is typically performed in combination with liposuction. Bruising can be minimal lasting only 3-4 days but when more extensive, it can last 3-4 weeks. Rest, ice, compression, and avoidance of blood thinning agents may help to minimize swelling. Compression garments and lymphatic massage may also be advocated by some surgeons to expedite resolution of swelling.
4-6 weeks. Most of the swelling resolves after 4-6 weeks. Mild swelling can last for up to 3-6 months, but it is much less noticeable than the initial swelling.
Facelift swelling ? A great deal depends on what procedures you have with your facelift and how the facelift is performed. You can look at this site and see the healing process. There is a patient that was 36 y/o that I had to perform a re-do facelift. The pictures show her results right after surgery and long term. http://www.drkulick.com/face-procedures-san-francisco/laser-assisted-facelift/
Swelling. Everyone is different in terms of how much swelling they experience after a facelift. It also varies on the type of facelift. It takes 2 weeks for most of the swelling to resolve. Most people will feel comfortable going out into public after about 2 weeks, and the swelling continues to get better over the next several weeks. http://www.dassmd.com/facelift/index.html.
Depends. There are a variety of facelift techniques. The more invasive the more improvement, but the longer the swelling lasts. Generally 70% of swelling is gone in 3 weeks, 80-85% in three months, and full healing is realized at one year after surgery.