Stitches + Facelift Q&A
I recently cut my forehead down to the bone (shape of a backwards C approx. 3"). I have had my stitches removed a few days ago. Cut is healing well,... READ MORE
How many stitches are there in an average facelift? What's considered a normal amount? READ MORE
If a doctor uses a rolling stitch, instead of the very fine sutures I have seen used by some physicians for facelift incisions, is it more likely to... READ MORE
How long would take for the stitches marks go away after a surgery plastic on a scar in my face to make it thinner ? READ MORE
Hi Just noticed 2 strands of hair are in wound. I am not near the doctor, but have emailed him for advice. What should I do? Cut the hair at the root,... READ MORE
Is there any way that the surgeon can put the stitches from a Facelift inside the ear? You can always tell someone has had a lift from those tell-tale... READ MORE
What are the doctors opinions on using staples or stitches? Is there an area of the face where one is better than the other? Read staples aren't a... READ MORE
This is after a face lift. The "stitches" had been removed and I felt something sticking out above the stitchline and gave it a little tug.... READ MORE
I had a face lift 5 weeks ago I am doing fine no swelling today when I cleaned the scar carefully with a wipe the wipe had blood spots. My right side... READ MORE
One week ago 65 yr. old woman, lower facelift. Stitches behind and in front of ear. I want to know if it is a part of the "NORMAL" recovery process to... READ MORE
Is there some certain sauve or cream that I should use on the stitches in fron of my ear where I had FL surgery?
They reall are pulling but don't want to use something I shouldn't on stitches. READ MORE
How long should it take for the stitches behind my ears to dissolve after having a mid face lift. Can anything be done to help the process? READ MORE
Why do some doctors want you to wear a compression garment after a FL/NL for a period of time, and others do not require this?
If it keeps down swelling, why wouldn't all doctors require this? Also,....Is it better to just let the scabing or crusts from the incision stitches... READ MORE
What is the downtime after a face lift? I am doing a facelift on a Monday and need to return to work on a Thursday. I have long hair , so my stitches... READ MORE
I had stitches removed yesterday after a facelift two weeks ago. I am concerned the marks after these were removed. Will they minimize with time? Are... READ MORE
What can I do about painful stitches around the back of my ears after having a facelift 4 weeks ago?
The stitches behind my ears and down around my ear lobes are quite painful still (making it difficult to sleep) after getting a facelift (4 weeks ago)... READ MORE
Had Face/Neck Lift and Breast Implants in Mexico. The surgeon told me the stitches can be removed. Problem - no one will remove.
I had a face/necklift and best implants fine in Mexico. My surgeon said the stitches can be removed, but no one will remove them. My primary... READ MORE
I had a Rhytidectomy recently. In the last 2 days, I've had 2 stitches come out in the Tragus area of 1 ear. I trimmed 1. I pulled the other one off... READ MORE
My doctor forgot to cover the stitches under my chin with tape following a face lift. Three days post op we discovered they split open and the area... READ MORE