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I Had a Face Lift Six Weeks Ago and Staples Were Left in My Face? (photo)
I had a face lift and had both sutures and staples removed before leaving on vacation. I discovered they had left in 13 staples when one of them fell out in my hand. It will be six weeks tomorrow when I go for my visit. (they are in the front right above the ear, six on each side.) I did call the doctor's office to see if they meant to leave them in. They said no, they shouldn't be there. They come out tomorrow and are really tender. Is it normal for staples to be missed like that?
Staples Left after Facelift
Staples left in skin
Staples post lift
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That is unfortunate but they seem very well tolerated.
Are these Staples supposed to be left in?
Staple Removal After Facelift
Staples are typically removed at one week but can be occasionally missed. You should heal just fine though.
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