I had Lower Face Lift 3 wks ago, swelling under my chin hasn't subsided, I had an ultrasound which ruled out hematoma. (photos)
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I had Lower Face Lift 3 wks ago, swelling under my chin hasn't subsided
Assessing your "before" pictures would be helpful in determining the cause of the fullness after your lower facelift. However, it is more than likely you have a seroma in the area. I would strongly recommend seeing a plastic surgeon, general surgeon, or if possible the surgeon who performed the procedure, and an aspiration (with a needle) would more than likely help remove the fluid. Delaying treatment could cause the fluid collection to harden and calcify, leading to aesthetic issues or it could become infected.
I hope this helps.
Looks Like a Seroma
Seek out a plastic surgeon in your neck of the woods and it will certainly be taken care of properly.
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Although it is always preferred to have your original surgeon continue to treat you in the post-operative period, a general surgeon in your area should have the know-how to aspirate under your chin.
I had Lower Face Lift 3 wks ago, swelling under my chin hasn't subsided, I had an ultrasound which ruled out hematoma.
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