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Stitches Dissolving but Skin is Not Totally Held Together. Should I Be Concerned?

I am 8 days postoperative from lower face lift and some of the crust is coming off my disolvable stitches but the skin is not holding together around... READ MORE

Is bleeding at stitches site behind ear normal after lower face lift?

I am 11 days post op of a lower face and neck lift. i have some bleeding behind one ear where the stitches were removed. Is this of any concern? READ MORE

Sutures, stitches and staples for lower Facelift?

Which approach has the best results ( better looking scars, faster healing, adds time to the surgery)? READ MORE

3 months post lower face lift. Is this normal?

I am 3 months out from lower facelift and I am now feeling the stitches along the front pf the ears and lobes into neck. They feel like a sharp object... READ MORE

Are there methods to help speed up dissolving internal stitches after having a lower face-lift?

I had a lower face-lift 5 weeks ago and have damage to my marginal mandibular branch. I have little to no movement to my right upper lip. My doctor... READ MORE

Is there any point to begin wearing a chinstrap 13 days post surgery?

I had a lower facelift and tightening of underlying fascia and muscle on April 15. My doctor removed a small amount of fat under my chin using... READ MORE

My doctor spoke with his colleagues who all believe this is an Allergic Reaction to PDS Stitches. Any thoughts? (photo)

My dr. removed the stitches inside my chin with bone like material around them. It looked like my body was trying to incapsulate the stitches from the... READ MORE

2 weeks post-op: Looks and feels like my skin was folded! (photo)

Right after my lower face and neck lift, I noticed a deep "fold-like" buckling on my neck behind one ear. I thought he left the drainage tube in it! I... READ MORE

My Doctor says I'm allergic to PDS stitches. Being treated with Steroids. What are my options ?

I had a lower face and neck lift done in October 2014. A few weeks later a lump developed under my chin. My doctor took out some hard material from... READ MORE

Lower face lift: swollen on the cheek bone of the less swollen side and then swollen more on the other side. (photo)

I had a lower face lift 3 weeks ago where they stitch the muscle to the cheek bones. I am a very slim lady so my face is slim and on the left side I... READ MORE

After a lower facelift and necklift five months ago my dissolvable stitches still are not dissolved. (photo)

My doctor told me my body is not dissolving the dissolvable stitches Some of my stitches were spitting stitches but the ones that are left are... READ MORE

Follow-Up Question: 2 stitch lower face lift: symmetry with the ears and uneven mouth

I have recently had a 2 stitch face life and I'm still healing (one week ) however its appears very apparent that one ear appears to stick out more... READ MORE

Does a swollen eye after fat transfer resolve itself? 2 weeks post-op. (photo)

Also a stitch seen with lumps under my cheek? I had a lower facelift and fat transfer 16 days ago. I have uneven lumps and a stitch seen through my... READ MORE

I had a lower face and neck lift 3 weeks ago.

 I still have one anchor stitch behind my ear. Is that normal? READ MORE

It is now 7 weeks after my lower facelift and I still have pain and sticking and pulling. Is this normal?

My stitches still hurt. They feel itchy and very sore . when I turn my head I feel the stitches behind my ears pulling. Is this normal for 7 weeks... READ MORE

What can be done about a lump on my cheeks 6 weeks after lower face lift fat transfer?

I have a lump on my cheek since after my lowerfacelift fat transfer. It is a disposible stitch which is causing inflammation my Dr tried to drain 2x... READ MORE

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