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Persistent Pain a Year and Half After Face Lift

I had a Face Lift surgery performed 1.5 years ago. During three post-op visits to my surgeon, I addressed the issue of tingling in the right side of... READ MORE

Can Damage or Compression of the Great Auricular Nerve Cause Tightness/Numbness Post Surgery?

Can compression or damage to the auricular nerve manifest itself several (7) months after a face lift and what are the symptoms? What can be done to... READ MORE

Will Nerves Reattach After Face Lift?

One and a half years after a face lift, is tingling in the right side of the face and neck common? Will the nerves ever reattach? READ MORE

If Nerve Was Cut During a Face Lift, Do I Have a Chance of Nerve Regeneration?

The right eyebrow and right side of forehead got totally paralyzed since a face lift done 10 weeks ago. I don’t know if this is only a nerve... READ MORE

Will Facial Nerve & Muscle Return to Normal? (Surgery Was 7 Months Ago)

I had an endoscopic brow/midface lift 7 months ago. It appears that the buccal branch of my facial nerve (on the left side) has been severed or badly... READ MORE

Chances of Disfigurement from Facelift?

I will have a Facelift to have a cyst removed from near my jaw. How likely is it that a nerve will be touched making my face asymmetric? READ MORE

How to Help Nerve Damage After Mid Facelift?

I had a mid face lift about 5 years ago and unfortunately was left with muscle/nerve damage near my nose which affects my nostrils. What might improve... READ MORE

Does Ear Lobe Numbness After Mini-lift Always Indicate Permanent Damage to Greater Auricular Nerve?

Both earlobes and surrounding skin are numb 10 weeks after mini-facelift. My board certified ps says sensation likely will return. Information on this... READ MORE

How Do Doctors Prevent Damage To Nerves Under Skin In Facial Procedures?

Could you please explain how the nerves in the face are safe from being damaged from a facelift, Injections, Thermage, Fraxel, Botox etc? When is it... READ MORE

12 Weeks After my Face Lift and Rigth Eyebrow/ Forehead is Still Paralyzed, Will this be Permanent?

The doctor that performed the face lift is very capable and has a very good reputation, so i keep trying to convince myself that the nerve was not... READ MORE

Nerve Damage on Lip? (photo)

How long does it take approximately for Nerve damage on the upper left Take to recover following a facelift which was done on April 17, 2013 . Your... READ MORE

Unnatural Look After Facial Acculift Procedure - Help?

I've had an acculift on the lower part of my face for 20 days.Now the swelling gradually went away, but my whole face feels so hard(feels like... READ MORE

Nerve Damage After MACS Facelift 15 Months Ago?

I have nerve damage on my left side of my upper lip when I talk and when I smile. When you look at me at rest I look perfectly fine. My main problem... READ MORE

Deep Plane Facelift/Neck Lift Nerve Damage to Tongue/palate?

I had a deep plane facelift and neck lift 3 weeks ago and I've had persistent sensations on my tongue and/or palate. It feels like something is... READ MORE

Does Greater Auricular Nerve Damage ALWAYS Cause Ear Numbness?

I had a mini lower FL & platysmaplasty 13 months ago (not a Lifestyle Lift - experienced board cert. ps) For the first 9 months I had extreme... READ MORE

Mini Face Lift and Full Face Lift?

What is the difference between mini face lift and full face lift? What happens to the fat pads which drooping in the jawline? Where is the higher... READ MORE

Sagging/asymmetry with Nerve Damage at 28? (photo)

Hi, I'm a 28 and 3 years ago I had an injury on the left side of my face (right in photo) damaging nerves. It is only minor in a way that only I... READ MORE

Would There Be Any Sensation at All in & Around Ears if Greater Auricular Nerve Were Damaged in Mini-lift?

The area around both ears & ear lobes feel numb yet I can sense heat/cold, sharpness, touch etc in the area. Other than the lobes, no other part... READ MORE

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