Noticeably asymmetry post 5 weeks after v-line and facelift surgery!!!! (photo)
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Asymmetric swelling is normal following a facelift
Asymmetry 5 weeks after facelift
Review your per-operative pictures. You may note that you previously had a difference.
Be patient, most asymmetries will lessen and completely resolve with time.
FACIAL ASYMMETRY AFTER SURGERY
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Asymmetry after facelift
Postop Facelift Asymmetry
Without your pre-op photos
Asymmetry of Face
The cause of your asymmetry may be:
1. Swelling (most likely).
2. Previous asymmetry you didn't recognize (very common).
3. Actual asymmetrical result (possible).
You will not be able to determine this for 6 months, so sit tight and stop worrying. Visit your surgeon regularly.
Best of luck!
Asymmetric Swelling Post Facelift
Its best to remain patient because it is still early in to your recovery. 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). 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.
Nevertheless, 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.
Noticeably asymmetry post 5 weeks after v-line and facelift surgery!!!!
It is common for one side to be more swollen after surgery (usually from when you sleep and the head falls that direction so gravity pulls it). This can create a temporary asymmetry. It is also very common (in fact more common than not) that the two sides of the face were asymmetric before surgery. I like to point this out to my patients when present because everyone examines his or her face much more closely after a surgery. The facelift may have made this asymmetry more noticeable as the slack was removed. I'd recommend you follow up closely with your surgeon to verify things are healing well. He or she woudl also have your pre op photos and could determine if the asymmetry was present beforehand as well.
I hope this helps and good luck.
Asymmetry after face lift
All the best,
Dr. Remus Repta
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