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How Many Stitches Does a Facelift Require?

How many stitches are there in an average facelift? What's considered a normal amount? READ MORE

Will Numbness Go Away After a Cut to the Forehead?

I recently cut my forehead down to the bone (shape of a backwards C approx. 3"). I have had my stitches removed a few days ago. Cut is healing well,... READ MORE

Difference Between Types of Stitches for Facelift?

If a doctor uses a rolling stitch, instead of the very fine sutures I have seen used by some physicians for facelift incisions, is it more likely to... READ MORE

How Can Surgeons Hide the Stitches from a Facelift?

Is there any way that the surgeon can put the stitches from a Facelift inside the ear? You can always tell someone has had a lift from those tell-tale... READ MORE

How long would it take for the scar from stitches after facelift to fade?

How long would take for the stitches marks go away after a surgery plastic on a scar in my face to make it thinner ? READ MORE

How Common is It for a Suture Line to Rupture After a Tummy Tuck vs Facelift? (graphic photo)

This is after a face lift. The "stitches" had been removed and I felt something sticking out above the stitchline and gave it a little tug.... READ MORE

Stitches Vs Staples with a Face Lift?

What are the doctors opinions on using staples or stitches? Is there an area of the face where one is better than the other? Read staples aren't a... READ MORE

I Am Spot Bleeding on a Thick Scar After a Face Lift 5 Weeks Ago Should I Worry?

I had a face lift 5 weeks ago I am doing fine no swelling today when I cleaned the scar carefully with a wipe the wipe had blood spots. My right side... READ MORE

After one week of facelift surgery, should the area around the stitches be red?

One week ago 65 yr. old woman, lower facelift. Stitches behind and in front of ear. I want to know if it is a part of the "NORMAL" recovery process to... READ MORE

What is the downtime after a facelift?

What is the downtime after a face lift? I am doing a facelift on a Monday and need to return to work on a Thursday. I have long hair , so my stitches... READ MORE

Had Face/Neck Lift and Breast Implants in Mexico. The surgeon told me the stitches can be removed. Problem - no one will remove.

I had a face/necklift and best implants fine in Mexico. My surgeon said the stitches can be removed, but no one will remove them. My primary... READ MORE

It's now 5 weeks after my lower facelift. What is normal for feeling pain in stitched areas?

My face feels like it's pulling where the stitches are.. After 5 weeks from my surgery, is it normal to have pain to the touch at the points where I... READ MORE

Why do some doctors want you to wear a compression garment after a FL/NL for a period of time, and others do not require this?

If it keeps down swelling, why wouldn't all doctors require this? Also,....Is it better to just let the scabing or crusts from the incision stitches... READ MORE

7 weeks following a Lower Facelift, what can I do to help the discomfort where the stitches were.

I went to my surgeon today for a follow up and told him of pain that felt like sharp slivers of glass where the stitches were. He didn't offer me any... READ MORE

Chin stitches opened after facelift. Will it scar badly? (Photo)

My doctor forgot to cover the stitches under my chin with tape following a face lift. Three days post op we discovered they split open and the area... READ MORE

What should I do about the strands of hair caught in wound? (Photo)

Hi Just noticed 2 strands of hair are in wound. I am not near the doctor, but have emailed him for advice. What should I do? Cut the hair at the root,... READ MORE

Lower Facelift, cheek implants, and neck lift- need help with pain management and tightness.

I had a lower facelift (with fat implanted into cheeks) and neck lift 4 days ago. I've been very distressed with the pain and my inability to be able... READ MORE

Pain above ear where stitches were. Could this be related in any way to the facelift?

When I open my mouth to chew or move my jaw I get a pain. Could this be related in any way from the facelift, maybe an infection. There's a little... READ MORE

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