After fat transfer to face, eyes, or lips. How long does it take for bruising and swelling to go away?

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Fat transfer to face

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Fat transfer to the face can cause bruising and swelling. In most patients that bruising should disappear within a week or two. Most swelling will subside in 3-4 weeks but can be persistent for several months.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling /bruising after facial fat grafting

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Fat transfer to the lips eyes and face may take several weeks for the swelling to reduce. The eyes will be the slowest to resolve. Bruising should really resolve within 10 to 14 days. If you are a woman, coverup makeup can be worn within 7 to 10 days to minimize or hide the bruising.

Earl Stephenson, Jr., MD, DDS
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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