Recovery from surgery
Recovery from surgery takes one year. In 2 weeks you look pretty good. The tightness and pain gradually go over 10 to 12 weeks. Be patient. Wounds take a long time to go the full healing cycle. All in all it takes one year. My Best, Dr C
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Healing after a facelift
Generally speaking, it can take 6 to 12 months to completely heal after surgery. Please keep in touch with your surgeon or his/her clinical team to discuss your ongoing concerns.
Pain and tightness after face lift
- usually the pain and tightness after a face lift will improve in 4-6 weeks,
- it will take 6 months or longer to completely subside,
- If approved by your surgeon, light massage and warm soaks may help. Best wishes.
S-lift and pain
Pain is not a common complaint after a facelift. Usually tightness is the most common issue. If you have pain you want to be evaluated in person to make sure things are healing OK.