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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by Barney in south africa
If a patient is strictly having just a facelift, Botox can be done at the same time. The reason being is that a face lift procedure does not include the brow or forehead area. Sometimes a client does prefer to do a few different procedures at once so they can lessen they’re down time, such as a brow lift and face lift. However, if they are just doing a facelift than they can absolutely get Botox at the same time up and around the eye area. “Dr. D”
It depends on the type of facelift performed. If the brow was lifted at the same time, swelling in the area of the injections can cause the Botox to disperse as the swelling subsides. It's best to wait 2-4 weeks after browlift surgery to consider Botox injections. Many surgeons perform botox before or at the time of browlift surgery. If you only had a facelift of the lower half of your face, then performing botox to the upper part of the face should be safe...
Botox can be administered at the SAME time as a Facelift. There is no reason to Wait on administering it. Peter A Aldea, MD
Since a facelift treats your face from the cheeks down, there is no need to wait any length of time for Botox injections to any areas out of the surgical field such as your forehead.