Lumps 3 weeks after face & neck lift (Photo)
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Lumps 3 Weeks after Face & Neck Lift
The healing process in general can take up to one month for the majority of swelling to subside, incisions to close, sutures to come out, and for bruising to completely go away. #Recovery time from a #facelift varies from person to person, but patients can generally expect to be presentable within three weeks from surgery. Patients should expect swelling, bruising, and discoloration of the skin during this phase of recovery (swelling normally goes down after 48 hours; most bruising will go away within two weeks). Some degree of firmness or lumpiness under the skin is normal after surgery and will resolve with time. Local #massage of the areas may accelerate the resolution of this problem, which normally takes 2-4 months to disappear completely.
The marks from a facelift can easily hidden with “camouflage” make-up which you can learn how to apply. The scars from a facelift mature within six to twelve months from the surgery date. It is during this time that the rejuvenating effects of the facelift will become apparent and the real result will be seen. If you have certain concerns about the procedures and #healing process, it is recommended to call your board-certified surgeon or their medical staff and discuss those #concerns.
Healing after a Facelift
The best advice is to be patient and follow-up with your surgeon with questions.
Bumps following facelift.
Between weeks 2 to 12 scar in the form of collagen is developing the strength to hold your tissues together. This lumpy, bumpy phase is exaggerated as the tissue fluid, swelling or edema recede.
These 2 bumps you indicate may be a further bundle of collagen formation surrounding the sutures use internally to suspend the deeper soft tissues. They may also be minimal fluid collections.
It is possible to assist the smoother, remodeled formation of scar with massage.
It is best to follow-up with your surgeon to discuss these normal appearing concerns with him / her.
I wish you the best!
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As you have heard, 3 weeks after this type of surgery, lumps and bumps are very common. Be patient with the healing process and make sure your surgeon is aware of your concerns. Best of luck!
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The important thing to do is communicate your concerns with your surgeon so that he or she may follow appropriately for resolution of these issues.
Try to remain patient during this time. Over the coming weeks and months you should experience improvement. Good luck!
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Yes, this is entirely normal after 3 weeks.
You are still swollen from surgery.
Please show these areas to your surgeon so the two of you can follow your healing to be sure these areas subside.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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