Swollen efter 1 mounth OP facelift (photo)
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Facelifting #woundhealing #cosmeticsurgery #beauty
Thank you for your question and photo! I am sorry for your difficulties!! Please seek a second opinion- You will get some guidance in person and have an expert follow your healing and give you assurance.
With Warm Regards
Trevor M Born MD
APPARENT NERVE DAMAGE AFTER FACELIFT
Full face endoscopic lift - problems a month later
- You appear to have nerve damage - which may be temporary or permanent, depending on the cause.
- Swelling can be part of the cause.
- You need to see your surgeon and have her/him evaluate you -
- After six weeks, if there is no improvement a neurologic consultation and even physical therapy may be recommended.
- But you need your surgeon in charge of this - and you may need specialists as well.
Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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You may consider seeking additional help with a Specialist in your area.