It is very early yet after surgery. The swelling will takes 3-4 months to settle down. The swelling could be hiding your dimples at the monment.
Will I lose my dimples permanently after facial liposuction?
Thank you for your question, It is very early in the healing process you will have to wait and see for the final healing process.
Losing dimples after facial liposuction
Thank you for asking about your facial liposuction.
- Swelling is normal after any surgery including liposuction -
- It will take weeks for firmness to subside and months for skin to feel totall normal.
- Swelling is a natural part of healing - there is little to do but wait it out.
- A garment will not affect your final result and facial garments are very bothersome - most surgeons avoid them.
- If you feel you are healing poorly, return to your surgeon to be checked.
Always see a Board
Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Hope you find this information helpful. Best
It is very early in the healing process.
it is unlikely that your dimples will disappear long term.
the firmness will soften but it may take several
Loss Of Dimples After Facial Liposuction
Thank you for posting your questions. Cheek dimples are actually imperfections of the facial muscles that are considered unique and highly desirable! When someone smiles, the facial muscles contract and you can see your dimple. At rest, you cannot see your dimples. Liposuction of the facial fat is superficial or above these facial muscles, so they should return. You only had this liposuction procedure 5 days ago and the swelling certainly has not resolved. I recommend that you follow up with your plastic surgeon who performed this procedure for reassurance during this early post operative procedure. Best wishes, Dr. Richard Swift
Post Liposuction Irregularities, Swelling -- Try Massage, Velashape or Venus Legacy With Your Compression
I suggest lymphatic massage and venus legacy treatments when I do lower face liposuction. But again this is up to your provider. I also have all my patients wear garments and get hyperbaric oxygen a few times. The results will not be fully evident for 3-6 months. Best, Dr. Emer.
Thank you for the question. Liposuction in any area causes swelling, and this takes months to fade, which it will do gradually. Right now, I think you are not far enough out to worry. I recommend massages of the lipo sites, done a couple of times a day, directed backwards, towards the ears; this will certainly help the firmness, and your dimples will likely return once the swollen tissues settle down. As to whether using a head wrap or "chin strap" would help, I do give these to my face/neck lipo patients, but it is admittedly difficult to get effective compression of the cheeks regardless. For now, head elevation and ice packs should help. Check with your surgeon on the timetable for beginning to massage your face.
Good luck to you.